Ngurrala Family Safety Service

Ngurrala Aboriginal Corporation would like to advise of our new program Family Safety Services where we will provide a culturally appropriate Intensive Support Service to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people experiencing Domestic Family Violence Issues within the Coffs Harbour and Nambucca Valley Shires.


Ngurrala will undertake a coordinated approach to address the drivers of Domestic Family Violence, including but not limited to issues such as: 

  • Exposure to Family Domestic Violence 
  • Alcohol & Other Drugs 
  • Mental Health Disorders 
  • Sexual Abuse Trauma 
  • Social Exclusion 
  • Bullying through social media etc.. and /or 
  • Gambling 

Service will make referrals to and receive from other providers including but not limited to: 

  • Many River Violence Prevention Program 
  • Women's resource centre and refuge in Coffs Harbour 
  • NSW Police 
  • NSW Department of Housing 
  • Mid North Coast Area Health 
  • Department of Justice 
  • Department of Education 
  • Nambucca and Coffs harbour Shire councils (Aboriginal Liasion Officers and 
  • Other service providers and receive cold calls and inquiries  from individuals and family members 

If you would like further information about this service or would like to refer someone to the service feel free to contact our friendly staff 

Nambucca Heads: Deb Fernando

Nambucca Heads: Terry Stewart