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Aboriginal Family Support


For many years the Midvale Hub has been employing local Aboriginal people to provide support for local families. Our dedicated team ensure that programs offered at the Hub are culturally appropriate and meet the needs of local Aboriginal families.


Midvale Hub Sites at Middle Swan and Clayton View

Our Hub sites at Middle Swan and Clayton View were designed by a local Aboriginal Reference Group. The sites were originally federally funded as part of the Closing the Gap initiative. Formerly known as the Swan Children and Family Centres, the sites are part of the Midvale Hub. 


Aboriginal Outreach WorkersPlay Leaders

Our Aboriginal Outreach Workers provide support for families and children at home, in the community, at Hub sites and in local schools. The Outreach
workers introduce and link families to early childhood services, health
services, family support services and adult education opportunities
that are available at the Hub and in the wider community.


Aboriginal Health Services

Derbarl Yerrigan Aboriginal Health provides health services at
our Hub health clinics. A range of other free health services also
operate out of the Hub health clinics which can be accessed by
Aboriginal families.


Aboriginal Playgroups

The Midvale Hub’s Aboriginal Playgroups Gnarngk Koolangka
are provided by qualified Aboriginal Educators in a culturally
sensitive manner. Elders, parents and caregivers come together
to have fun and give their children a positive start in life through
improving early childhood development and school readiness. 




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