Support groups 

Support groups for Territory seniors, families, friends and carers. These are often run by volunteers and by people with ‘lived experience’.

Arthritis Foundation of the Northern Territory

Phone: Freecall: 1800 011 041 or (08) 8948 5232
AONT is a not-for-profit organisation partly funded by the NT Department of Health.  Assisted by two part-time employees most of our service delivery is by dedicated volunteers.  We’ve been around for a long time, becoming incorporated in 1983. Promoting healthy lifestyles and self-management guidance, we provide reliable and up to date information to improve the understanding of arthritis and osteoporosis.

Cerebral Palsy Support Group

Telephone: 0418 857 042
CPNT aims to encourage parents and families caring for a person with cerebral palsy. it aims to provide up to date information on local service providers in the Darwin region through its website and seeks to raise community awareness about the condition.

Darwin Blind and Vision Impaired Support Group

Phone: Sarah 0439 885 604 or Bridid 0439 3478 152
A group of community members with vision impairments connecting blind and visioned impaired people to shre experiences, information and advice. Diverse and fun group. New members always welcome. 

Darwin Multiple Sclerosis Peer Support Group

Phone: 1800 812 311
The Darwin Multiple Sclerosis Peer Support Group aims to connect and support people living with Multiple Sclerosis and their families in the Top End. 

Parkinson’s Support Group

Phone: Darwin Jean Jagst 08 8983 2474 | Alice Springs Corrie Flattum 0438 305 928
Support provided is across the continuum of the condition, from diagnosis, through the early stages and throughout the progression of the disease

Prosper Support Group

Prosper is a community group, based in Darwin, for men and family members of men whose lives have been impacted by Prostate Cancer.


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