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We're one of Australia’s largest providers of alcohol and other drug treatment services. If you or someone you know is struggling with alcohol, drugs or gambling, we can help.

Each of our services across Australia offer a unique program for people seeking rehabilitation or experiencing alcohol, drug and gambling problems. You may find that the service that best suits your needs isn't the service that's located closest to you, and that's okay. Our centres welcome people from across the country. 

Read about our services below and if you have any questions, or would like to speak to someone about seeking help, contact us.

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Our addiction rehabilitation services

Our addiction recovery centres provide services to meet you wherever you are in your journey. The best service for you may not necessarily be the one closest to you.

If you'd like to speak to someone about what service is right for you, make an enquiry

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra Recovery Services

Despite its industrial location in Fyshwick, you'll feel right at home at Canberra Recovery Services with its tranquil garden, games room, gym and friendly staff.

As a therapeutic community, we provide a safe and supportive environment for adults 18 years and over, where you can experience and respond to emotions and gain understanding of issues relating to your alcohol and other drug use. You’ll be supported by staff and your peers along a program which is individualised to your needs, with additional support offered pre/post treatment.

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New South Wales

William Booth House

Located in the heart of Sydney, William Booth House offers both withdrawal management support (detox) and residential treatment options in a therapeutic community environment.

You’ll be supported along the way by professionally-trained staff who will work with you to identify a program that suits you. We can help you with employment and job-training services, as well as transitional housing options.

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Dooralong Transformation Centre

Set among 140 hectares of pristine bushland on the NSW Central Coast, Dooralong Transformation Centre is a tranquil and relaxing place for residential support.

You can enjoy the support offered through three program streams specifically designed to meet the needs of women, men and people with co-occurring mental health and substance use problems.

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Newcastle Bridge Youth and Family Program

Set in the heart of the city, this youth-specific program has been designed to help young people between 12-25 and their families within the Hunter Region with crisis support, intervention and ongoing follow-up. We also provide alcohol and other drug education workshops in Newcastle-local high schools, TAFE NSW and other youth services.

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Pathways Shoalhaven

Located in Nowra on the NSW South Coast, this out-client service enables you to remain living in your own home while receiving support. As well as providing support in the heart of Nowra, Pathways Shoalhaven also provides outreach to Sanctuary Point.

Regular groups, one-to-one support and life skills programs ensure that you gain the tools you need for your recovery. If you need additional support, we can support you with a referral to a residential service.

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Pathways Penrith

Pathways Penrith can help you if you want to stabilise, reduce, or cease opioid-substitution treatment. It's a non-residential day program that enables you to remain living in your own accommodation while taking the steps necessary to reduce or stop opioid-substitution treatment.

Our flexible approach will ensure accessible one-to-one support and group work when you need it most, and if you need someone to assist you in finding other services, we can do that too. 

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Pathways Maroubra

Located in Sydney's Eastern Beaches, this out-client service provides adults 18 years and over a safe and supportive environment to meet likeminded peers, receive one-to-one support and engage in relevant and interactive groups. You’ll be given the tools you need to help in your recovery.

Pathways Maroubra is co-located with a number of other Salvation Army programs which provides holistic support for you and your family.

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Rural AOD Support Service Dubbo

Our small, yet effective service at Dubbo provides holistic support to individuals and families who are effected by alcohol and other drug use. You can expect to receive a high quality service, through one-to-one support, group work and referral and advocacy for residential treatment.

We work in a number of communities in the Orana region, including Walgett, Bourke, Cobar, Brewarrina, and Nyngan.

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First Floor Program Wollongong/Illawarra 

The First Floor Program is a village of support for families impacted by drug, alcohol and mental health issues in the Illawarra area. Our holistic, community-based service supports and empowers families and individuals in their recovery from substance abuse, mental health issues, grief and loss.

Call us on (02) 4229 1079, or via the contact us page. 

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Northern Territory

The Sunrise Centre

Based in Darwin, The Sunrise Centre drug and alcohol program is available to men and women aged 18 and over who wish to start a recovery journey.

The Sunrise Centre has 22 rooms, each with their own ensuite, and three withdrawal beds that are supported by Withdrawal Services from Royal Darwin Hospital.

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MTC Day Rehabilitation Program

Based in Alice Springs, MTC Day Rehab offers a 12 week non-residential rehabilitation program for anyone over 18 years who is experiencing issues with alcohol and other drugs.

The MTC Day program offers a flexible group delivery model that educates and minimises harm. After completing the program, our team will continue to support you for the next 12 months.

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Queensland

Capricorn Region First Step Program (Rockhampton)

The First Step Program is a step-by-step journey of education, intervention and recovery for people with addiction, and their family and friends.

The program focuses on what addiction really is and how to understand it, how addiction changes behaviour, examining decision-making, and learning how to take the next step.

We will be there to support every step of the way. If you would like to join the program, or find out more, please call us on (07) 4923 5600 so we can assess your needs.

Gold Coast Recovery Services (Fairhaven)

Situated in the beautiful Gold Coast hinterland, Fairhaven offers both withdrawal management support (detox) and residential treatment options in a therapeutic community environment.

You’ll be supported by staff and peers whilst undertaking a program which is individualised to your needs, with additional support offered post treatment from Pathways Gold Coast.

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Pathways Gold Coast

You’ll love our team at Pathways Gold Coast, who provide community based support in the heart of Southport, as well as assisting people in the process towards residential treatment at Fairhaven. Pathways provides group and life skills programs to ensure you gain the tools you need for your recovery.

We can also help you stay on track if you’re exiting one of our residential services by supporting you to access accommodation and other supports.

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Brisbane Recovery Services (Moonyah)

Moonyah is an oasis in the heart of Brisbane. Our residential and withdrawal management support (detox) services are surrounded by lush gardens and a swimming pool – a sure way to remain relaxed and refreshed while undergoing your individual program in a therapeutic community environment

After completing the program, we provide transitional housing or we can help you access other accommodation and support. We provide aftercare support for as long as you need.

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Moonyah Gambling Help Service

If you're struggling with a gambling problem, we can help. You can choose to enter our residential service, or you can remain in your accommodation and engage in our out-client gambling help program.

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Mount Isa Recovery Services

At Mount Isa, we offer a fully supported residential service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 18 years and over, as well as families with dependent children,in a therapeutic community environment 

We tailor our program to suit the needs of you and your family, and work with a wide network of community Elders, programs and other services in the North West Queensland region for you to connect with during and after your time with us.

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Townsville Recovery Services

Located just minutes from the Townsville CBD and Strand, Townsville Recovery Services offers both withdrawal management support (detox) and residential treatment options in a therapeutic community environment.

You can enjoy support from staff and peers, in a program specifically designed to meet your individual needs. Come and stay with us and receive one-to-one support, group work, music and art therapy, and access to training and further education.

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Townsville Recovery Services (Youth)

This new and innovative service, the first of its kind in North Queensland, provides a live-in option for young people 16 years and above.

You’ll be looked after by a team of energetic youth workers, providing one-to-one and group support to help you on your recovery journey.

Our place is equipped with a large indoor recreational and activity space, swimming pool and other activities to encourage interactions with peers.

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Youth and Young Adults Recovery Outreach Service (YYAROS)

We provide outreach to young people aged 15-25 in the Townsville region including Palm Island, Ayr, Ingham and Charters Towers. The YYAROS team provides one-to-one support, group education and life skills development in a flexible, accessible and supportive environment.

We also provide alcohol and other drug education workshops in local Townsville high schools and other youth services.

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South Australia

Towards Independence Sobering Up Unit

The Towards Independence Sobering Up Unit operates 30 beds 24/7. We provide shelter, support and referrals for those who require a safe place to sober up or recover from the immediate effects of alcohol and drug use.

The unit also caters for people apprehended under the Public Intoxication Act (PIA) in South Australia. Priority of access is decided based on greatest need. 

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Supported Accommodation and Recovery Services West

Supported Accommodation and Recovery Services West (SAARS West) is for people aged 18 years and over experiencing drug and alcohol related problems. We offer daily counselling within a case management model that's adapted to suit you. 

This residential program has 18 beds and runs anywhere from 12 to 20 weeks, depending on your needs.

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Warrondi Engage and Link Initiative

Warrondi Engage & Link (WEL) is a six bed residential program for Indigenous adults aged 18 years and over. We offer support and counselling for those who are experiencing homelessness due to a complex range of issues, including substance misuse.

The WEL Program is an extension of the Supported Accommodation and Recovery Services (SAARS) and it provides a safe, supportive, drug and alcohol free environment. At WEL, we want to help you achieve a better and healthier way of life.

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Tasmania

The Bridge Program

The Bridge Program uses the Community Integration Model. Our comprehensive intervention package is specifically tailored to the individual's needs and focuses on multiple problem areas targeting social, recreational, familial and vocational reinforcement.

We offer both residential and non-residential components to the treatment journey which will be individually negotiated with you according to your needs. Our day and residential programs are both 10 weeks in duration and are supported by outreach and family programs. All aspects are included in all three locations - Hobart, Launceston and Ulverstone.

The Bridge Program - Hobart 

Our Hobart location offers all aspects of The Bridge Program. We also have sober up facilities operating on demand in Hobart.

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The Bridge Program - Launceston

Our Launceston location offers all aspects of The Bridge Program. A needle and syringe program also operates out of our Launceston centre.

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The Bridge Program - Ulverstone

Our Ulverstone location offers all aspects of The Bridge Program.

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Victoria

In the state of Victoria, all government funded alcohol and other drug treatment services, including those run by The Salvation Army, go through a centralised intake system. To access this system please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

SalvoConnect AOD Services (based in Geelong)

We offer 15 residential withdrawal beds and a stepped model of care, with some longer stays available.

Step 1: a six night stay.
Step 2: an extended stay of 21 days.
Step 3: (limited places) a 12 week stay in independent accomodation with daily program participation.

Post withdrawal aftercare is offered, which includes outreach, counselling and linkages to further services. Counselling is also availble, both court ordered and voluntary.

We also offer ‘care and recovery coordination’ which aims to help you set goals and guide you through treatment pathways.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Bridgelink (Geelong)

Bridgelink Geelong is an alcohol and other drugs supported accommodation for women (with or without accompanying children) who are experiencing housing, alcohol and other drug issues. 

We work to empower women, reduce the drug related harm they are suffering and help them achieve a stable, healthy life for themselves and their families.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Bridgehaven

Bridgehaven is a four month residential program for women, with or without accompanying children.

We use the Community Integration Model to help women in regaining a sense of control over their lives, value themselves as individuals and support them in their transition towards healthy independent living.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Eunike (North and West Metropolitan area)

Eunike is an alcohol and other drugs supported accommodation for women (with or without accompanying children) who are experiencing housing, alcohol and other drug issues.

We work to empower women, reduce the drug related harm they are suffering and help them achieve a stable, healthy life for themselves and their children.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

SalvoCare Eastern Care and Recovery Coordination

SalvoCare is an operating care and recovery service in the Eastern metropolitan area. We help individuals develop treatment plans, set goals and navigate through alcohol and other drug services to achieve their plans.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Bridge Program (The Basin)

The Basin's Bridge Program is a 40 bed, four month residential treatment program that uses the Community Integration Model. The program helps people in their recovery and to reestablish a sense of connection and purpose.

The program includes individual and group work, with an emphasis on developing independent living skills.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Aurora (Eastern metropolitan region)

Aurora is an alcohol and other drugs supported accommodation for women (with or without accompanying children) who are experiencing housing, alcohol and other drug issues.

We work to empower women, reduce the drug related harm they are suffering and help them achieve a stable, healthy life for themselves and their children.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Substance Treatment and Recovery (STAR) – Inner North and North West Suburbs

This service is offered in partnership with VincentCare, as is an alcohol and other drug counselling, care and recovery coordination service. We also offer group work, assessment and case management.

In addition, we partner with a group of providers to offer engagement and treatment to members of the Islamic community in the Broadmeadows area.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Flagstaff AOD (FAOD)

This service is located within our crisis accommodation service in North Melbourne. When accessing the service we offer brief interventions, care and recovery coordination.

We also offer a range of harm reduction services, including a needle and syringe program, education, advice and referrals to help with minimising drug related harm.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Northern Victoria Alcohol and Other Drugs Services

Partnering with Mind Australia, we offer counselling, care and recovery coordination for people residing in the Loddon Mallee Region.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Northern Victoria Alcohol and Other Drug Services Building Bridges Therapeutic Day Rehabilitation Program (Bendigo)

Based on the Community Integration Model, we offer a 10 week structured day program in Bendigo that provides the foundations of recovery for people wishing to address their alcohol and drug use problems.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

SalvoCare Northern Bridge Program

SalvoCare Northern Bridge Program is a 6 week program for people aged 18-30 years. This residential program uses the Community Integration Model to help young adults in their recovery journey.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Goulburn Valley Alcohol and Drug Services

In a partnership with Goulburn Valley Health and Odyssey House Victoria, this program provides counselling, non-residential withdrawal services, care and recovery coordination to people living in the Goulburn Valley and Lower Hume regions.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Goulburn Valley Alcohol and Drug Services –Therapeutic Day Rehab Program

Based in Shepparton, this 10 week structured day program provides the foundations of recovery for people wishing to address their alcohol and drug use problems. 

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

START (Berwick)

START is 6 week plus program at the local Salvos in Berwick. It uses a variety of evidence based means, delivered mainly in a group setting to assist people in their recovery. 

Our focus is on helping and building our local community.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Access Health (St. Kilda)

Access Health provides a range of primary health services to people who use drugs.

These services include access to GPs, psychologists, pharmacotherapy prescribing, peer education, naloxone program, sexual health services, hepatitis C testing and treatment and a 24/7 Needle and Syringe program.

For admission enquiries, please call Directline on 1800 888 236.

Western Australia

The Bridge House Highgate

The Bridge Programme operates two metropolitan alcohol and other drug crisis interventions:

Sobering up service

Overnight assistance for alcohol and other drug affected persons.

Withdrawal service

Low medical model detoxification service.

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Harry Hunter Rehabilitation Centre

Harry Hunter Rehabilitation Centre offers a 13 week residential program to adults. This is a staged program which includes the Positive Lifestyle Program, counselling, work therapy and social activities, and some treatment plans allow for a longer stay. 

We include a comprehensive aftercare element which involves case management, outreach services, referral and advocacy.

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