The Life Skills Development Program Coordinator is to work closely with the service user, the Service Development Manager and Administrator, family / guardian and significant others (where required) to develop person centred programs to assist individuals to meet their identified social, recreational, leisure and life skills goals; and to provide community, centre and home based social, recreational, leisure and skills based activities for people with disabilities in Darwin, Howard Springs and Katherine.
The Support Coordinator will assist people with a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan to make choices of services and supports, coordinate the provision of those services and supports, and monitor the delivery of same.
StepOut Community Access Program in conjunction with Katherine Regional Arts (KRA) brokered an Arts program in the weeks leading up to the Royal Katherine Show.
KRA supports local artists and cultural development in the region. The program was established to give people with a disability the opportunity to express themselves through art under the guidance of an experienced artist.
The end goal is to have a painting they completed themselves.
Vicki O’Halloran, our much beloved CEO is to become the next Administrator of the Northern Territory. What an amazing honour and how proud we are at Somerville of Vicki.
This however is testimony to Vicki’s terrific capacity and the deep respect in which the Northern Territory community holds her. She has excelled as a Territory leader who has dedicated her working life to the community services sector, relentlessly working to make each day better for people facing significant challenges.
Arrente, Tiwi, Larrakia and AUSLAN - some of the many languages shared as Somerville hosted "Yarn in the Park" earlier this month in celebration of NAIDOC week and this year's theme, "Our Languages Matter".
Kids, parents and grandparents from many heritages, including Tiwi Islands, Dutch, Arrernte country, Timorese, Larrakia, Scottish and Portuguese shared exciting new words with each other while savouring delicious sausage and onion sandwiches.
On a low income and need some help completing and lodging your tax return?
Somerville's Tax Help volunteers are here and ready to help!
Every year, Somerville Katherine hosts an annual Garden Party to thank our wonderful staff and partners for the work they do supporting the community in Katherine.
Sharing the sunshine and a delicious morning tea with members of our Board and Management, guests were updated on Somerville Katherine's current programs and enjoyed tales from our guest speaker, Toni Tapp Coutts - author of A Sunburnt Childhood.