Northern Territory Programs

Please see all available programs below, and click on their titles to visit the corresponding websites for more information.

Program name and providerProgram description and aimsProgram structure and dosageWhere the program is operating
Violence prevention programs
Family Violence Program

Northern Territory Correctional Services
The Family Violence Program is a psycho-educational program that addresses family violence and substance abuse issues.The program is run over five days. The program is available to mothers in custody as well as various remote communities throughout the Northern Territory.
Community re-entry programs
Maintenance / Through Care Programs

Northern Territory Corrective Services
This program helps prisoners to transition back into the community and successfully complete supervision requirements.Maintenance programs help prisoners to develop pathways to release and beyond release with the inclusion of various outside support services.Northern Territory Correctional Centres.
Alcohol and drug use treatment programs
Intensive Alcohol and Drug Program

Provider not specified
This program addresses chronic alcohol or illicit drug problems. The programs combine traditional pyscho-educational components with intensive treatment in its approach.In custody - run over 9 modules. Northern Territory Correctional Centres.
Work skills and traineeship programs
Time to Work (Employment Services provided by Career Employment Australia Ltd)

13 providers deliver the service. Their details are available on the website link provided.
The Time to Work Employment Service assists sentenced Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners to access support for employment and reintegration into the community upon their release from prison. Must be sentenced and within 2 to 4 months of their release from prison. Sessions and formats differ.Available in all States.
Sentenced to a Job (STAJ)

Department of Attorney-General and Justice, Correctional Services in partnership with job service agencies.
The STAJ program is a paid prisoner employment program that allows large and small local businesses to employ prisoners outside of correctional centres. Prisoners are trained in various areas, including catering and hospitality customer service, woodworking, horticulture, chainsaw, driver licence, forklift licence, bus driving, and are subsequently offered paid employment to do this work.Varies depending on job type.Northern Territory Corrective Services.
Healing and cultural programs
One Mob Different Country dancers

Darwin Correctional Centre Dancers.
This program allows low-security Indigenous prisoners who have demonstrated good behaviour to take part in traditional Aboriginal dance performances. Event based performances. Participation voluntary. Darwin Correctional Centre, Northern Territory.
Elders Visiting Program

Northern Territory Correctional Services Staff
This program is a visiting program where Indigenous elders visit Indigenous prisoners to provide a cultural connection and support. In custody and post-release (for both men and women), visits regularity varies.Darwin, Alice Springs, Nhulunbuy, and Tennant Creek Correctional Centres.
General offending programs
Safe Sober Strong Program

Provider not specified
The Safe Sober Strong Program is a psycho-educational offence-related program. The program includes modules that address problem areas related to reoffending. The program is available to male and female prisoners who are sentenced or on remand and is also available to youth detainees.The program is flexible to meet the needs of a wide range of offenders with different sentence lengths.The program is available to male and female prisoners who are sentenced or on remand and is also available to youth detainees in the Northern Territory.

Sexual offending and treatment programs
Sex Offender Treatment Program

Provider not specified
The program addresses sexual offending behaviours. The program is structured around 8 modules, which are usually delivered over a 6-month period.Northern Territory Correctional Centres.
Sex Offender Treatment Program/RSVP

Provider not specified
The Responsibility Safety Victims and Plans Program is a low intensity program designed to meet the intervention needs of low and moderate-low risk sexual offenders.The program is made up of 20 modules that target areas related to the risk of sexual offending.Northern Territory Correctional Centres.

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