KWY Mens Services

As part of the KWY holistic response to supporting family’s and communities, KWY provides several opportunities for Men to engage with a culturally safe space to discuss many of the social issues that may from time to time impact families and communities.

 KWY provides a culturally safe space to  promote a safer family and community environment.

 

Counseling

KWY provides support around Trauma and social emotional well being for clients that may have or are facing difficulties in the life and wish to move forward. These services are strictly confidential and are delivered on a one to one basis.

 

Accountability, Responsibility to Change

A behavior change program for Aboriginal men, the Accountability, Responsibility to Change (A.R.C.)

program works through a holistic family intervention response model to Aboriginal family  violence . A.R.C works to support the safety of women and children by working closely with the specialist homelessness and domestic violence services and the KWY Women program. This program works to a narrative framework and uses yarning principles to support client to change.

 

Complex Case management

Support for  clients that require case management around many different issues like housing, Drug and alcohol support, mental health, greif and loss.

 

Parenting support

The Strengthening A Family Environment “SAFE” program aims to assist Aboriginal men who are currently experiencing difficulties around fathering.

 

Feedback from past participants:

“We got to talk about things with other
participants and see where they’re coming from in their journeys; how they deal with their stuff.”

Anon. participant, 2016.

“It was good; to me it was an eye opener and made me think a bit about myself”

Anon. participant, 2016.

“Informative; getting better at understanding
myself and my thoughts.”

Anon. participant, 2016