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The Glen was established on unused land at Chittaway in 1994. The site is located on 16 hectares and is now a modern rehabilitation facility with 35 residential rehabilitation beds (including 15 transition beds). The Transition Houses were established at the Chittaway site in 2010. These are Halfway Houses for men who have completed their basic rehabilitation program. They are staffed by 13 full time, part time and casual staff along with a team of volunteers. They are a QIP accredited organisation and in 2015 set a national benchmark for health and community standards, exceeding 6 of the standards.
Weigelli Centre Aboriginal Corporation is a residential Alcohol and other Drug Rehabilitation facility on farming land approximately 25km's from Cowra NSW. The aim of the Weigelli Centre is to reduce the impact of substance misuse on Aboriginal people, their families and communities. The Weigelli Centre is a safe and positive place of healing for Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal people who are suffering from the harmful effects of alcohol and other drugs. Weigelli can cater for up to 21 clients, All accommodation is in single rooms (except for the couples rooms, we can cater for 3 couples at any 1 time). We have 3 buildings onsite that accommodate the clients, the main hostel, the Top and MERIT houses, each house has lounge and dining areas. There are also recreation rooms for the clients to utilise.
FORWAARD Aboriginal Corporation is a quality certified, not for profit, Aboriginal controlled organisation established in 1967. They are located in Darwin, NT and provide a variety of rehabilitation programs for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people who are wanting to address their alcohol and drug use. FORWAARD assists people to integrate back into society, and reconnect with their community and families. They provide a secure place for individuals to stay, in an environment that is culturally appropriate and supportive of efforts at rehabilitation. They offer 12 week residential rehabilitation programs.
Orana Haven is a residential rehabilitation centre located in north west NSW town, Gongolgon. It is an initiative of the Aboriginal communities of the Murdi Paaki/Orana Region of NSW in response to the need for a safe, understanding and culturally sensitive sanctuary for Aboriginal people whose lives were being destroyed through the consequences of drug and alcohol abuse.
The Maayu Mali Centre is a rehabilitation centre for Aboriginal people over the age of 18, located in Moree NSW
Maayu Mali provides a minimum 12 week residential rehabilitation program for men and women with a 21 month aftercare program. This program is delivered by utilising the Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Residential Rehabilitation Model of Care focusing on culturally safe practice. The program aims to provide a holistic approach in supporting and healing the whole person including the provision of individual and group treatment, individual case management, skills and training, recreation support, health and fitness, wellbeing, art and cultural support.
Oolong House provides residential treatment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous men who may have problems with alcohol and other drugs in Nowra, New South Wales (NSW). This organisation uses culturally appropriate residential treatment for people with addictions, in order to strengthen their mental health in the long term.
The Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council (ADAC) is the peak body in South Australia for Aboriginal alcohol and other drug (AOD) services. ADAC's mission is to ensure the development of effective programs to reduce harm related to AOD use in Aboriginal communities in South Australia. This aim is to be carried out in such a way as to:
promote and foster pride, dignity, identity and achievement in Aboriginal society
advocate and actively pursue the philosophy and principles of Aboriginal spiritual, cultural, social, economic and political re-empowerment, self-determination and self-management.
ADAC run a range of projects situated in Adelaide and across the state which include:
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