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The Basin Centre

Residential Recovery Program for Alcohol and Drug Addiction

The Basin Centre grounds

Tha basin centre sign posts

The Basin Centre building

The Basin Centre grounds at dusk

A live-in16 week recovery program for men and women with an alcohol and/or drug addiction who are seeking significant and lasting  change. The Salvation Army auspices The Basin, supported by a caring and professional staff who uphold the ideals and values of The Salvation Army in their work.

Our Values

The Service operates within the Salvation Army philosophy and values which include:

  • Respecting human dignity - We affirm the worth and capacity of all people.
  • Justice - We promote health and whole relationships, and good society.
  • Hope - We work for reconciliation, healing and transformation for all people and creation.
  • Compassion - We feel compelled to stand with and do something about another’s suffering.
  • Community - We build community and meet with God in our encounter with others.

Services are provided in a safe environment which is free of alcohol and drugs.

Information and Assessment

For information and assessment contact The Basin directly

Basin Centre
PO Box 34
The Basin, Vic, 3154
Phone: 03 9762 1166
Fax: 03 9762 5767
Email: the.basin@aus.salvationarmy.org

Please note: The Victorian Government is establishing a new, regionalised system of assessment and referral to residential rehabilitation centres such as The Basin.  New information will be posted as it becomes available.

Find us

49 Basin - Olinda Rd
The Basin VIC 3154
Ph: (03) 9762 1166
Fax: (03) 9762 5767

How to get to The Basin Centre

  • Ventura Bus - Route 755 - from Knox City to Bayswater, via The Basin
  • 755 Bus Route travels via the Boronia Train Station
  • From the roundabout at The Basin Village Shopping Centre The Basin Centre is approximately 500 metres east along Basin-Olinda Road on the left hand side or northern side. 
  • Map 65:H7