Our Services Aboriginal Services Highlands Community Centres Aboriginal Services was formally established in 2020 with funding from the Department of Communities & Justice Targeted Earlier Intervention program granted til 2025. Our Aboriginal Community Worker is based at Stafford Cottage from Tuesday to Friday each week, providing support and assisted referral to relevant services for Aboriginal children, young people and families. This can involve working with clients who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, clients who are experiencing domestic or family violence, housing issues, family and relationship problems, legal problems, financial crises and other social issues. HCC Aboriginal Services offers the following programs: Women's Yarning Circle aims to provide a safe cultural space for Aboriginal women to talk, listen and learn from each other. This circle will meet once a month at the Respect Circle and will be open to women over 18 years who wish to connect with their culture, traditions and to make new friends in the community. The Yarning Circle is the fourth Friday of every month. Cultural Connections for Families program is a cultural family day that occurs four times a year, in collaboration with other services and community groups, for isolated/disconnected Aboriginal families to come together to build connections and receive support. HCC Aboriginal Services also provides support for: Dhungung (Food) Share is at the Aboriginal Cultural Centre every Thursday at 10.30am. This is a partnership between Wingecarribee Shire Council and Highlands Community Centres to provide the local Aboriginal community with quality food boxes, and access to support services. The Aboriginal Cultural Centre is a safe and welcoming space for Aboriginal people.For further information on any of these programs or to discuss other opportunities, please contact Lisa Fuller on 0498 075 198 or [email protected].