Child and Parent Centre - Roebourne, Gurlu Gurlu Maya
The Child and Parent Centre - Roebourne focuses on cultural, family, language and educational programs Roebourne is a community in the Pilbara region of Western Australia
Our Family Information Support and Help service is also available for the Roebourne CFC, which provides families access to a trained psychologist.
The Child and Parent Centre - Roebourne, Gurlu Gurlu Maya is funded as part of the Closing the Gap: National Partnership Agreement on Indigenous Early Childhood Development to provide a range of services for families living in Roebourne and the surrounding towns.
In consultation with the Ngarluma Yindjibarndi Foundation, Department of Education and community members of Roebourne, One Tree is developing a range of early education and care models to support the community. The Child and Parent Centre provides Child Care Benefit-approved care with a quality early education program, along with a range of programs such as play groups, parenting workshops, holiday programs, cooking classes and adult education programs. One Tree’s Family Information Support and Help service is also available for the Child and Parent Centre, providing families access to a trained psychologist.
One Tree works with a range of providers to cater for the needs of the Roebourne community, including Department for Local Government and Communities who deliver the Best Start Playgroup for Aboriginal families with the Child and Parent Centre. The Best Start program provides early education and parenting support for Indigenous families with children from birth to 6 years. Health providers such as Population Health also deliver services, providing a holistic and collaborative spectrum to children and families in Roebourne.
Roebourne is in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, within the Shire of Roebourne (also known as the ‘Powerhouse of the Pilbara’). It is 40km from the mining town of Karratha and 1600kms north of Perth. Roebourne has a population of around 3,500, with more than 20% Indigenous Australians.
Physical address: Lot 499 Harding Street, Roebourne, WA 6718
Postal Address: PO Box 229, Roebourne, WA 6718
Phone: 08 91821476