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Drug and alcohol

Alcohol and Other Drug Counselling

Alcohol and Other Drug Counselling is a free service, providing support for people who are experiencing difficulties as a result of their substance use, as well as those who are affected by someone else’s substance use.

The program provides support, education, information and therapeutic counselling to support people to address their alcohol and other drug issues. The program works with those who want to reduce their use, decrease the impact alcohol and other drugs are having on their life or cease using substances.

Workers outreach to Cobram, Yarrawonga, Euroa, Numurkah and Nathalia.

To access this program please call ACSO, the central intake service for the region, on 1300 022 760. Direct referrals cannot be accepted.

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Additional support

Direct Line (24/7) on 1800 888 236
Family Drug Support (24/7) on 1300 368 186
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Alcohol and Other Drug Care and Recovery Case Management

Alcohol and Other Drug Care and Recovery is free service, providing case management support for people who are experiencing difficulties as a result of their substance use.
The program provides referrals, advocacy and liaison with other service providers to support people to address their alcohol and other drug issues.

Workers outreach to Cobram, Yarrawonga, Euroa, Numurkah and Nathalia.

To access this program please call ACSO, the central intake service for the region, on 1300 022 760. Direct referrals cannot be accepted.

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Additional support

Direct Line (24/7) on 1800 888 236
Family Drug Support (24/7) on 1300 368 186
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Women’s Supported Accommodation Program

The Supported Accommodation Program provides short term housing for women in recovery from alcohol and other drug issues.
Someone who is eligible for the program must be:

  • Homeless, or at risk of homelessness
  • Female, with or without children
  • Post detoxification or rehabilitation for Alcohol and other Drug issues

The program provides assistance with gaining transitional accommodation, support to obtain long term accommodation, as well as case management, referrals, advocacy and information.

The program is provided to those living in the Greater Shepparton area.

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Additional support

Urgent accommodation support 1800 825 955
Direct Line (24/7) on 1800 888 236
Family Drug Support (24/7) on 1300 368 186
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Family Resource Program

The Family Resource Worker (FRW) provide support to parents with Alcohol and Other Drug issues who have children 16 years of age or younger.

The FRW supports families via education, information, referrals and advocacy. The FRW works to consider the individual needs of each family member in one joined up treatment plan.

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Youth Outreach Worker

The Youth Outreach Worker (YOW) works with young people aged between 12 and 25 who are at risk because of their alcohol and other drug use. The YOW also supports those who have concerns with a family member’s substance use.

The YOW is able to see clients in a community setting, school or anywhere that is a safe environment for both the client and worker. The program involves engaging with the young person and working with them on harm minimisation, as well as providing information, advocacy and referrals.

The YOW provides a service to Greater Shepparton, Strathbogie and Moira.

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Additional support

Direct Line (24/7) on 1800 888 236
Family Drug Support (24/7) on 1300 368 186
directline.org.au

Needle and Syringe Program

The Needle and Syringe Program provides a community service to reduce the risk associated with intravenous drug use. The program dispenses clean needles and syringes, as well safe disposable containers for no charge, and provides a safe return facility for used equipment.

In a safe non-judgmental environment the program provides support for clients using intravenous medications and substances as well as information, education resources and referrals.

1800 888 236

24/7 confidential alcohol & drug counselling and referral in Victoria

1300 022 760

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