National Court, Lae

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The National Court (established under s163 of the Constitution of Papua New Guinea) is the superior-level trial court in Papua New Guinea and the Supreme Court (established under s160) is the final court of appeal and the highest court in the country.  Judges of the National Court form panels of the Supreme Court on an ad hoc basis to hear appeals from the National Court and administrative tribunals.  Both the Supreme Court and the National Courts have an inherent power to make orders in the nature of prerogative writs and such other orders as are necessary to do justice in the circumstances of a particular case.

The National and Supreme Courts can, at the time of sentencing of a convicted offender, consider a range of non-custodial measures.  In so doing, the Courts would take account of the rehabilitative needs of the offender, the protection of society and the interests of the victim(s).  Non-custodial options include:
  • Reprimand and warning
  • Conditional discharge
  • monetary penalties, such as fines
  • Confiscation or an expropriation order
  • Restitution to the victim or a compensation order
  • Suspended or deferred sentence
  • Probation and judicial supervision with or without orders for restitution or community work orders
  • Referral to a rehabilitation centre with conditions

Contact:

Assistant Registrar

National Court,

PO Box 1368, Lae, Morobe Province

Ph: 472 2177

Fax: 472 2936

 


District Court, Morobe Province


PNG's judicial system consists of Village Courts, District Courts and the National Court which is the superior trial court.  Magisterial Services (established by section 173(1) of Constitution of Papua New Guinea) administers the District Court system within PNG, and there are 57 District Court establishments across the nation staffed by 88 magistrates and more than 500 court support staff.

The District Court's key functional jurisdictions include:

  • Hearing of Civil matters (general civil and family court),
  • Hearing of Criminal cases (committal and summary),
  • Establishing Leadership and Administrative tribunals,
  • Hearing matters relating to Land (Local and Provincial Land Courts),
  • Conducting Village Court appeals and reviews,
  • Juvenile Criminal Court matters,
  • Pikinini (Civil) Court matters, and
  • Coroner’s Court

The District Court uses formal and informal approaches for settling grievances, particularly in the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution.  Magistrates can also make orders for a community work order to be undertaken by a defendant who has been found guilty.  Where mitigating factors outweigh the aggravating factors, the defendant may be placed on probation with conditions for community work and/or payment of compensation. 

Contact:

Lae District Court

PO Box 414, Lae.

Ph: 472 3210/11,  Fax: 472 3209, CUG:7100 4207/1700 41110

Bulolo Court House

PO Box 75, Bulolo.

Ph: 474 5288, Fax: 474 5288, CUG: 7111 5549

Finschaffen Court House

PO Box 216, Finschaffen

Ph: 474 7199, Fax: 474 7199, CUG:7191 1264

Wau Court Hours

PO Box 74 Wau

Ph: 474 6233, Fax: 474 6233


Village Courts, Morobe Province


Village Courts are an essential part of PNG's formal court system.  They are established under the Village Courts Act 1989 and the Village Court Regulations 1973.  There are more than 1,500 Village Courts across the country, supported by over 15,000 officials, including 900 women.  Each Village Court has 4-5 Village Magistrates (appointed by the Minister for Justice as judicial officers), 3-4 Peace Officers, and 1 Clerk.  Over 90% of people living in PNG have access to a Village Court, which have the jurisdiction to settle local disputes and deal with minor crimes using customary conflict-resolution approaches wherever possible.

Village Courts are the largest provider of restorative justice services in PNG, and are authorised to do the following:
  • Mediate disputes between individuals, clans or communities.
  • Encourage parties in dispute to use local conflict resolution processes such as the "Local Chieftain System" or "Community of Elders".
  • Convene a Full Court Sitting (if mediation fails or the parties do not want to use mediation) or convene a Joint Court Sitting if the matter involves people from different Village Court areas.
  • Issue formal Preventive Orders to stop further harm, damage or fighting offences.
  • Deal with minor crimes through mediation or court sittings.  The goal is to achieve an outcome that is acceptable to all parties and, if this cannot be achieved, the Court can make decisions and make orders (eg. fine, compensation, restitution, work order, etc.)
  • Ensure that Village Court orders are obeyed under the Village Courts Act 1989.  If defendants fail to obey these orders, the Court can issue an Imprisonment Order which then needs to be endorsed by the District Court.
  • Refer a matter to a higher court for serious offences outside the jurisdiction of the Village Court Act and Regulations.
  • Refer a matter to another service provider (eg. Dept of Community Development).

Contact:

Mr Dick Dikori

Provincial Village Courts Officer

Office of the Provincial Administrator

P.O. Box 1294, Lae

Morobe Province

Ph: 4731790

Facsimile: 4724745

Morobe Province has 79 Village Courts


Probation, Parole & Juvenile Justice Services, Lae


CBC is an agency within the Department of Justice & Attorney General.  CBC has offices in every province across PNG and it plays a central role in developing and implementing restorative justice programs throughout the country.  It provides members of the community with access to community justice services which include the provision of non-custodial rehabilitation programs for both adult and juvenile offenders.  This assists offenders to re-enter society as responsible, productive citizens.

CBC is responsible for:
  • Drafting and submitting Pre-Sentencing Reports and Means Assessment Reports to the National and District Courts in order to assist the courts on appropriate alternatives to prison sentences for convicted offenders.  These alternatives could include probation, community service, mediation, restitution, compensation, counselling, rehabilitation or other diversionary strategies aimed to divert offenders from further misconduct.
  • Drafting Pre-Parole Reports in consultation with Correctional Services and the Parole Board.
  • Establishing links with government agencies, businesses, and NGOs to arrange short-term work assignments for offenders under Court orders.
  • Supervising and counselling of adult and juvenile offenders on community-based Court orders, and also parolees bound by Parole Orders to do community work.
  • Providing Courts with reports on breaches of court orders.
  • Conducing inspection visits of juvenile detention and correctional facilities

Contact:

Senior Probation Officer

Probation, Parole & Juvenile Justice Services

Dept. Of Justice & Attorney General

PO Box 2391, Lae, MP

Ph: 472 7048 or 472 7525

Fax: 479 1992


Provincial Administration & Dept. for Community Development, Morobe


The Provincial Administrations across PNG have Community Development Branches, which provide services on behalf of the Department of Community Development.  The Welfare Officers and Child Protection Officers employed by the Provincial Administration administer the provisions of a number of acts, including the Laukautim Pikinini Act, Deserted wife & Children Act, Marriage Act, National Youth Service Act, and National Council of Women Incorporation Act.

Provincial welfare, gender & child protection officers provide the following services to the public:
  • Investigation and reporting of cases of abuse or neglect involving family or children (including domestic violence)
  • Assist with juveniles in the Police lock-ups and negotiate for their removal from the cells where appropriate
  • Deal with adoption applications and birth registration
  • Monitor employment of children in the workforce
  • Conduct counselling and mediation on all issues affecting families (particularly in relation to family conflicts, child abuse, adultery, and sexual assault/harassment)
  • Inspections of Child-Minding Centres and early childhood development programs
  • Conduct awareness programs to communities and attend school board meetings
  • Provide referrals in relation to custody & maintenance, adultery cases, & adoption

Contact:

The Principla Advisor

Community Development Division

Morobe Provinical Administration

PO Box 1327, Lae, MP

Ph:  473 1701/2/3/4/5


Correctional Services & Juvenile Remand Centre,Buimo ,Morobe Province


Established under the Correctional Services Act, Papua New Guinea Correctional Services is the government agency responsible for the custody, confinement and rehabilitation of offenders and prisoners.  It is also responsible for the effective administration of the agency.  CS is responsible for operating correctional institutions across all provinces in PNG.

CS provides the following rehabilitation programs in its correctional institutions:
  • Vocational training (literacy skills, training in basic building trades - carpentry, roofing, brick & stone laying, metalwork, electrical and plumbing - agricultural skills for oil palm, cocoa, coffee & rice farming as well as fishing)
  • Counseling, mentoring, conflict resolution and mediation
  • Awareness programs on gender respect, domestic violence, and the prevention & spread of HIV.
  • Prisoner review and recommendation for detainee placement on parole or release on license

Contact:

Correctional Services Head Office

P.O. Box 6889, Boroko NCD

Ph: 323 1855/323 1978

Fax: 323 0407

Buimo CIS

Ph:  475 7495  |   Fax: 475 7359


Office of the Public Prosecutor, Lae


The core function of the Office of the Public Prosecutor (OPP) is the prosecution of matters in the National Courts and criminal appeals in the Supreme Court across PNG.  The Public Prosecutor is empowered under the Constitution to control the exercise and performance of the prosecution function of the State.  As part of the conduct of prosecutions the OPP has contact with victims of crime. 

As part of its prosecution function the OPP provides an information and referral service to victims of crime whose matters are before the National and Supreme Courts.  This involves:

  • Liaison with victims of crime during the conduct of prosecutions in the superior courts.  Liaison with victims takes the form of referral to support services and provision of information as to the criminal justice process and court proceedings;
  • Support to victims during court proceedings; and
  • Assisting victims with preparation of Victim Impact Statements for presentation to the court at sentence hearings.

The OPP also makes submissions on behalf of the State as to the appropriate penalties that ought to be imposed by the superior courts following a conviction. 

Contact:

Office of the Public Prosecutor

P.O. Box 2185, Lae, Morobe Province

Ph: 472 3223, 7100 2303

Fax: 472 5410


Catholic Church, Morobe Province


The Catholic Church of Papua New Guinea is made up of 4 Archdioceses and 15 Dioceses in Vanimo, Altape, Wewak, Lae, Madang, Mt Hagen, Wabag, Mendi, Goroka, Kundiawa, Kavieng, Kimbe, Rabaul, Kerema, Daru, Aloutau, Berina, and Port Moresby.  The church runs numerous programs across PNG (regional contact details can be obtained by ringing the Port Moresby numbers below)

The church programs include:
  • Pastoral Service:  training, planning, monitoring & evaluation
  • Marriage Tribunal:  church marriage separations & related matters
  • Youth Ministry:  training
  • HIV:  awareness, testing, treatment & care
  • Drugs & Alcohol:  awareness & counselling
  • Family Life:  awareness, training & counselling
  • Social Apostolate:  skills training (sewing, cooking & handcrafts)
  • Remand & Rehabilitation Centres:  care, training & supervision
  • Women's Ministry:  all programs relating to family and gender issues
  • Family Services & Caritas:  counselling, skills training (literacy, farming, cooking, leadership, disaster relief, & integral human

Contact:

Bishop. Chris Bloun

FR. Arnold Schmitt

Lae Diocese

P. O. Box 3, LAE, Morobe Province

Ph: 472 5130   Fax: 472 7235

Angela Matanbuai

Women's Resource Centre

Ph:  472 1713

Youth Office

Ph:  472 5130

Sr. Heniqueta Muchate

Health Secretary

Ph:  7152 5271

Sr. Soun Tjang

Precious Blood Sisters

Ph:  472 4424 / 472 4377

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City Mission, Lae


City Mission PNG is a Christian-based organisation founded, in 1993, by Larry George, an Australian bank manager, who saw the need to provide training and support to unemployed and dispossessed youth in Port Moresby.  The Mission now provides crisis and long term accommodation for young men, women and children, as well as counselling, medical & emotional rehabilitation, skills training, and assistance in finding suitable employment.  After strong success in Port Moresby, these programs were extended to into the regional city of Lae.  City Mission is funded through donations from business houses and corporations.  Agencies such as AusAID, SDP and the EU have also provided support.

City Mission PNG provides a range of programs and activities in Port Moresby and Lae:

Port Moresby

  • Koki Head Quarters:  is the main office and administration of the Mission and also provides accommodation for youth that have passed through the Mission program and have found employment.
  • Newcrest New Life Skills Training Centre:  provides rehabilitation and training of teenage youth in vocational skills, literacy and numeracy, and agricultural skills.
  • Haus Ruth:  provides safe and secure accommodation and counseling for victims of domestic violence, rape and child abuse.

Lae

  • Lae City Mission New Life Plantation:  provides rehabilitation and training of teenage youth in vocational skills, literacy and numeracy, and agricultural skills.
  • Haus Clare: is a Crisis Centre for children who have lost their parents to HIV AIDS and other crisis accommodation for children referred by Police and the Women's Support Centre at the Hospital.
  • Buablung Haus: is a hostel and main office for Lae City Mission.  It also provides accommodation for youth that have passed through the Mission program and have now found employment in town.
  • Lae 2 Mile Meri Seif Haus:  provides crisis accommodation in the settlement for wives (and children) that are abused in the home environment and require short-term refuge.  It also runs a community school with over 100 children in attendance as well as classes in sewing, cooking and literacy for adults.

Contact:

Mr Ron Brown

City Mission POM

PO Box 5872

Boroko, NCD

Ph: 320 0606 Pom

Fax: 3201363 Pom

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Ps. Jochen Stern

City Mission Lae - Town

PO Box 2599, Lae

Ph 475 1214 Lae   Mob: 7156 8213 LaeFax 475 1213 Lae

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Ms. Miriam Momori

Ph/Fax: 472 7964

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Anglican Church, Morobe Province


The Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea is made up of five dioceses – Port Moresby, Aipo Rongo, Dogura, New Guinea Islands, and Popondetta.  Priests are trained at Newton Theological College, Popondetta, and catechists at Kerina Evangelists' College at Tsendiap in Western Highlands Province.  The Anglican National Office and the church's administrative headquarters is at Lae. The Anglican Education Division operates 3 high schools, about 100 community schools and 2 vocational centres, whilst the Anglican Health Service runs 3 health centres (rural hospitals), 12 health sub-centres and 12 aid posts.

The church provides several programs in PNG:
  • Church Partnership Program (Lae), run in partnership with other Christian churches (counselling and training in Literacy, gender empowerment, and HIV prevention)
  • Anglicare, which provides services (in Port Moresby, Popondetta & Mt Hagen) to those infected & affected by HIV (testing, counselling, home care, and training of health workers)
  • Mother' Union, provides training and family life support to mothers, and care to the sick, imprisoned or disabled (all diocese)
  • Women in Ministry, support women (in Popondetta) who are sick and homeless and encourage women to take up roles in the church councils
  • Sisters of the Visitation, run an orphanage (in Popondetta) for children, advocates for children's rights, and provide counselling
  • Society of Saint Francis, a ministry which provides care (in Popondetta) for the homeless, including shelter, counselling and mediation.

Contact:

Church Partnership Program

Anglican National Office

PO Box 673, Lae

Ph: 472 4111, Fax: 472 1852

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Anglicare, Lae

Ph: 7190 3008

Mothers' Union, Lae

Ph: 472 5386


YWCA, Lae


The Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) is a Christian-based global network of women leading social and economic change in 125 countries worldwide.  It advocates for peace, justice, health, human dignity, freedom and care of the environment, and has been at the forefront of raising the status of women since it was founded in 1894.  In PNG, the YWCA is a membership organisation open to women and girls who wish to share their skills and time to help other women and girls to develop and grow in Spirit, Body and Mind and to become leaders in advocacy and action for social justice.  The YWCA has a head office in Port Moresby with a number of branches across the nation. 

The YWCA has a number of core programs, including:

  • Hostel accommodation for working girls or students
  • Prison rehabilitation programs which include court attendance, supervision of offenders on parole (community work orders), counselling, and mediation
  • Under 18 Children's Club which includes school holiday workshops, juvenile justice training, child rights and responsibilities, empowerment of young women, and drug and alcohol education
  • Also general training programs in literacy (beginners to advanced), leadership development, dress-making, cooking, reproductive health, HIV, computer training, and social, educational and spiritual activities.
  • Youth adolescent Health Club provides training in the areas of women, youth and children's rights and the sexual health of girls and boys

Contact:

Mrs Kila Amini, General Secretary

Mrs Marie Balil, Programs Co-ordinator

YWCA Port Moresby

PO Box 1883, Boroko, NCD

Ph: 325 6522 or 340 6927

Mrs Pawan Maliaki

President, YWCA Lae

PO Box 1463, Lae

Ph: 711 9626/711 96126

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Mrs Elaine Namuesh

General Secretary, YWCA Lae

PO Box 1463, Lae

Ph: 472 1436 or 472 1691


Salvation Army, Lae


The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian Church known for its extensive philanthropy and charity work.  It is an international movement in over 122 counties, including PNG, where it was established in 1956.  The Salvation Army runs numerous programs within PNG with the assistance of numerous volunteers.  Its head office is in Port Moresby with a number of branches across the Country.

The Salvation Army’s key program are:

  • Juvenile Justice advocacy in courts, children/defendants (court sittings, juvenile visitation and follow-up)
  • Restorative Justice Awareness & Training Program ((Central Province, Kerema, Abau District, Lae and Sepik)
  • Supporting the poor with food and clothing
  • Providing clean water, sanitation and health education
  • Educational facilities - child-care, primary & secondary schools and a Flexible Open Distance Education program (FODE)
  • Child Protection & Victims Support Program (legal assistance, support during court trial or proceedings) at National Court, Waigani
    • FSV, Lifeline, Family Support Centre, Haus Ruth City Mission, Police Victim Desk, PPO, PSO and National Court.
  • Literacy  Class  for children in the Salvation Army Community
  • Hostel and Motel accommodation
  • Prison Ministry Program ( Combine dedication Services)
  • Women, Children and youths Ministry Program in Divisions

Contact:

Salvation Army Headquarter

PO Box 1323, Boroko, NCD

Ph: 325 5507/ 3255522  Fax: 325 3534

Mr Gini Kevin

Territorial Coordinator & Juvenile Justice Officer,  Ph: 325 5507/22/07  Fax: 325 3534

South Central Division

Box 1323, Boroko, NCD

Ph: 321 6000   Fax: 321 6008 

North Eastern Division

Box 343 Kainantu, EHP

Ph:5371220  Fax: 5371482

Mr Vali Ila

North Coastal Division

Box 667, Lae, Morobe Province

Ph: 472 0905    Fax:  4720897

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North West Division

Box 365, Goroka EHP

Ph: 532 1382  Fax: 5321218

South Eastern Division

Box 49, Kwikila, Rigo Central Province

Ph: 329 5008   Fax: 325 3534

Sepik Division

Box 184, Wewak, ESP

Ph/Fax 456 1642


Boystown Juvenile Rehabilitation Centre - Erap


Boystown Rehabilitation Centre is a State-owned juvenile institution, run and managed by the Sacred Heart Brothers under an agreed management contract.  The Centre accommodates and rehabilitates male juveniles offenders sentenced by the Juvenile and National Courts in Papua New Guinea.  The Centre has a primary school with a full-time teacher and it also provides other rehabilitation programs, including farming skills development, mechanical skills, carpentry, etc.

The Centre provides a range of services designed to rehabilitate juvenile offenders:
  • Secure accommodation for 80 persons
  • Skill training in farming, building and metal work
  • Educational programs (primary and lower secondary)
  • Building of life skills and religious values
  • Sporting activities

Contact:

Br. Steven Bongi 

Superintendent

Sacred Heart Brothers

Erap Boys’ Town

P O Box 1653, LAE, Morobe Province

Erap Bridge, Nadzab Highway

Ph: 474 9370 or 7181 3830


Medicins Sans Frontieres, Lae


Médecins Sans Frontières has been working in Papua New Guinea since 2007.  Medical teams provide free medical and psychological care for victims of sexual and domestic violence in Angau Hospital in the city of Lae.  Papua New Guinea has one of the world’s highest rates for gender-based violence.  A Médecins Sans Frontières team is also working in the town of Tari, providing emergency medical and surgical care for victims of violence at the Tari hospital, the only healthcare facility in the mountainous jungle in the western part of the country.

Médecins Sans Frontières provides:
  • Free medical and surgical care for victims of domestic and gender-based violence
  • Free psychological care for victims of violence

Contact:

Ms Daisy Plana - Project Co-ordinator

FSC, Lae

Ph: 7201 2227


Missionary Training College & Academy, Lae


The Missionary Training College is registered institution to provide educational programs to disadvantaged youth and remandees.  The college also provides accommodation for the remandees program on an after-hours basis.

The College provides:

  • Educational programs for school drop-outs and disadvantaged youth
  • Integrated programs with academic and technical emphasis
  • Rehabilitation programs and counselling
  • Boarding facilities for remandees

Contact:

Mr Fabian Peter - Director

Missionary Training College

PO Box 3449, Lae

Ph: 7229 7967 or 7274 3984

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Lae Chamber of Commerce & Industry


The Lae Chamber of Commerce is a political voice for the private sector and is a self-funding organisation. 

The LCCI has asked member companies to donate a donga to the Police Family Desk so that the women and children do not go through the general Police counter/reception area, but have a friendly environment for the Police to attend to them. 

Also have a project to mobilize the private sector to do more awareness on HIV/AIDS and gender violence issues.

Contact:

Mrs. Nellie McClay

Lae Chamber of Commerce

P O Box 265, LAE, Morobe Province

Ph: 479 3103  |  Fax: 472 6038

Location: Professional Building, 5th Street Lae CBD


Adventist Development & Relief Agency (ADRA), Lae


 

ADRA is an international NGO established in 1984 by the Seventh Day Adventist Church.  Its primary purpose is individual and community development and disaster relief.  ADRA helps people in need, especially those most vulnerable such as women, children and senior citizens, irrespective of ethnicity, political affiliation, gender or religion.  ADRA (PNG) implements a large diversified development program funded by a variety of donors, mostly Australian-based.  It has offices in Lae and Kokopo with 52 paid staff and 70 volunteers involved in health education (including HIV/AIDS), adult literacy, small enterprise development, water and sanitation, and disaster response.

ADRA provides:

  • Educational programs health, adult literacy, small enterprise development
  • Water and sanitation development
  • Disaster response
  • ADRA is willing and able to provide supervision of parolees and probationers

Contact:

Mr Max Inia - Project Manager

ADRA (PNG)

PO Box 306, Lae

Ph: 7264 7164


Ombudsman Commission of Papua New Guinea, Momase Regional Office, Morobe


The Ombudsman Commission is an independent constitutional Institution created by the Constitution in 1975.

 It consists of the Chief Ombudsman and two Ombudsman. A vibrant premier institution in persuit of promoting good governance and quality leadership in PNG by the year 2019

The main functions of the commission are to:

  • Investigate complaints about the administrative actions of governmental bodies and agencies
  • Administer the Leadership Code (outlines in the Constitution) by conducting investigations into the actions of Leaders
  • Investigate discriminatory practices under the “Discriminatory Practices Act” and the “HIV/AIDS Management and Prevention Act.”

Clarification on complaints

 

  • Complaints can be lodged by anybody directly affected by a decision or action of a governmental body, agency or a leader
  • All complaints are treated with strict confidence until all investigations are completed
  • Complaints will be advised in writing on the outcome of their complaint

Contact:

Regional Manager

Vele Rumana Building, 4th Street

P.O.Box 2259,

Lae 411,

Morobe Province

Telephone: 472 1695

Fax:472 2755

 

 


Wasu Restorative Justice Centre Inc, Morobe


1.The organisation is incorporated as an association to:-

To work in partnership with formal villages, peace officers, magistrates and the police in the local level government areas of Wasu.Tewae – Siasse and the Kabwum Districts.

2.To train and equip peace officers to use restorative approaches to settle wrong doing rather than punitive approaches

3.To combat the use of illicit drugs by young people and adults by creating avenues for change with assistance from NGOs, churches and donor agencies

4.To foster greater unity and cooperation in the communities to trigger social-economic development

Wasu Restorative Justice Centre Inc provides the following services:

  • Conducting regular meetings and workshops to local law enforcers or restorative approaches to solve wrong doing. i.e. Emphasis on family conferencing and traditional virtues
  • Doing awareness publicity that creating a peace and just society is foundation for progress and economic growth
  • Keep records of wrongdoing and doers and make comparisons to change and make recommendations for future planning
  • Formulate reports on the progresses and downfalls to relevant authorities and agencies for further assistance and advice

Contact:

Mr. Zerie Nema - Chairman 

Wasu Restorative Justice Centre Inc

P.O.Box 411, Morobe Province

Telephone: 7231 8960

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Caritas Papua New Guinea – Lae Catholic Church


Caritas PNG is an agency of the Catholic Bishops Conference (CBC) of PNG & Solomon Islands. They promote Integral Human Development of the grassroots citizens of PNG.The mission of Caritas PNG is to take active role in social justice, peace, ecology, and human development issues as part of the pastoral mission of the Church, promote Catholic Social Teaching, address injustice, inequalities, poverty and dependency which undermine human dignity, and be a voice for the poor and marginalized to build a better PNG. 

It operates through main goals: Integral Human Development (IHD), Disaster & Relief Management, Helping the Poor and Marginalized, Research & Advocacy, Child Protection, Gender Equality, Ecological Stewardship & Care of God’s Creation, Democratic Governance.

  • Community mobilization and action program – Cooperative Society/Community Association formations and trainings).
  • Leadership training for Village Ward Councillors, Village Courts, and Peace Mediators, etc. Peace-building (conflict management, restorative justice, conflict mediation/)
  • Women’s empowerment (economic, leadership, personality)
  • Community leadership training.
  • Youth formation program for delinquent youths.
  • Male advocates for peace and development in communities.
  • Counselling services for victims of gender violence/sexual violence, and other forms of emotional restoration.

Contact:

Bp Christian Blouin – Chairman Caritas PNG Board

Lae Catholic Diocese

P O Box 3, Lae,  Morobe Province

Ph: 472 1438

Fax: 472 0594

MB: 7311 6638

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National Youth Development Authority – Lae, Morobe Province


The National Youth Development Authority is a government agency established to provide policy directives for the youth of PNG. It provides a framework for planning and program development for all agencies and organisations involved in youth development work. Inclusive in its policy area for stakeholders to develop and implement programs is Law Order and Justice with the objectives to promote, maintain safety, security and peace in communities.

  • Provide capacity building for stakeholders/program partners
  • Strengthen community policing programs at the Provincial, District and Ward level
  • Encourage community based peer leadership on crime prevention and restorative justice programs for young people
  • Educate young people on their Rights against abuse and violence
  • Indentify and market rehabilitation training programs
  • Establish partner with training and rehabilitation institutions
  • Maintain and monitor youth program/project

Contact:

Kiun Kimbing

Advisor Communty Development

P.O.Box 1327, LAE, Morobe Province

Offie Ph: 4722409/4731701/4731702

Fax:472 5915

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Kusak Meluk - HR Manager 

P.O.Box 154, LAE, Morobe Province

Ph: 473 1642/4731640

Mob: 738 12080  |  Fax: 472 5964

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Heather

Ph:73843697