How we help

We work with communities and build their support systems

Community
Self-enablement

Our services are designed to provide meaningful supports that foster long-term positive change. Through the pillars of education, mentorship and counselling, we seek to provide people with the tools they need to create and improve their situation. By tapping into established community networks, we enable participants to seek support and guidance from those within their culture. Everyone’s story is unique and we take the time to listen, understand and help co-create a new chapter.

A Holistic Approach to Support

Working with each person, we focus on providing long-term solutions through:
education

Education

Mentoring

counseling

Counseling

qualifications

Qualifications

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Cultural Support

skills

Skills development

Vocational training

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helping people develop their talents and become more employable

Every person is unique and has their own set of skills they can use to build their lives and acquire gainful employment. Whether fostering community resilience, facilitating training or undertaking mentorship programs, CIS’s constant focus is to remove the systemic barriers many face to help them achieve happy, healthy and productive lives.

Are you eligible for our programs?

Criteria for ADF members eligible for assistance:

Criteria for indigenous members eligible for assistance:

How we help FAQs

Our services are designed to provide meaningful supports that foster long-term positive change. Through the pillars of education, mentorship and counselling, we seek to provide people with the tools they need to create and improve their situation. By tapping into established community networks, we enable participants to seek support and guidance from those within their culture. Everyone’s story is unique and we take the time to listen, understand and help co-create a new chapter.
A charity can help in a number of ways but it really depends on the charity. For example, our programs concentrate on the socioeconomic factors that determine health including employment, skills recognition, education and income for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as well as current and former members of the Australian Defence Force.
Criteria for ADF members eligible for assistance:
  • Current or former serving member of the ADF.
  • Have mental or physical injuries from your service.
  • Currently experience hardship or lack of employment?
Criteria for indigenous members eligible for assistance:
  • Experiencing financial and/or personal hardship.
  • At risk of engagement in or already be engaged with the Youth Justice system.
  • Currently experience hardship or lack of employment?
Our programs help people develop their talents and become more employable.