Ngoonbi is funded by both State and Federal Government

40 Coondoo Street, Kuranda QLD 4881(07) 4093 7177ngoonbi@ngoonbi.org.au

NGOONBI’S HISTORY

NCSIC-logo-500pxThe Ngoonbi Community Services Indigenous Corporation (Ngoonbi) was established in 1975 for the purpose of improving quality of life, health and access to affordable and quality housing to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Ngoonbi’s objective is to eliminate social disadvantage amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and to increase their participation within the community.

Ngoonbi aims to maintain the highest standard of services for our clients and strives to place itself at the forefront of delivering programs in community support and aged care services.

Ngoonbi has a workforce of 97 staff based in the Peninsula and Tablelands areas that covers
Kuranda, Mt Garnet, Ravenshoe, Atherton and Mareeba. 59% of Ngoonbi’s staff are local Indigenous community members.

 

NGOONBI’S PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Since it’s establishment, Ngoonbi’s services have increased substantially to include:

Ngoonbi Community Services Indigenous Corporation

  • Commonwealth Home Support Programme
  • Community Housing Program
  • Indigenous Community Links
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Centrelink Agency
  • Parent and Community Engagement Program
  • Bibi Yungan Learning and Training Centre; and the
  • Employment Program

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide flexible and responsive services to our communities and encourage
self-reliance, empowerment and improved life and wellbeing.

Vision Statement

Ngoonbi Community Services Indigenous corporation believes services should be provided using a team of highly
competent and caring staff who recognise and respect client individuality, dignity, confidentiality
and cultural beliefs. Clients are encouraged to participate within the decision-making processes
of services.