The 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 among 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:
- Commonwealth Home Support Program
- Community Housing Program
- Youth Empowerment Program
- Sports and Recreation
- Centrelink Agency
- Alcohol and Other Drugs Program
- Mechanic workshop
- Bibi Yungan Learning and Training Centre; and the
- Employment Program