Quick Reference Guide to Drug Services and Information

Specialist Drug Treatment Services

Service Provider: Service Type: Contact:
Barwon Health Drug and Alcohol Services Counselling, Consultancy and Continuing Care
Needle and Syringe Program
Home-based and Out Patient Withdrawal
Methadone and Buprenorphine Program
Supported Accommodation
Adult Program - Counselling Support and Assistance with
Withdrawal and Accommodation
Mobile Outreach NSP service / Mobile Drug Safety Worker
Community development and Education / Dual Diagnosis Service
General Enquiries/
Ph 5273 4000
Fax 5274 4044
40 Little Malop St
Ph 5273 4000
Headspace Barwon @ Jigsaw
16-25 year olds
Youth Friendly GP’s
Mental Health Clinicians
Drug & Alcohol Workers
Community Counsellor
Community Development
Rehabilitation Support Services
Level 1, Suite 4-6
Corio Shopping Centre
Ph 5279 2754
Headspace City Direct service provision to ‘at-risk’ young people
General Practitioner support for health and youth service providers
Drug and Alcohol Counselling
Ph 5222 6690
Old Post Office
Cnr Gheringhap & Ryrie Sts
Youth Withdrawal - YSAS Residential Withdrawal - 4 Youth Beds up to 21 y old 9am-5pm 5248 4777
After Hours 1800 287 585
YSASLine - 24-hour telephone service provides information,
counselling and referral to YSAS services and youth specific alcohol
and drug services throughout Victoria.
YSASLine is open to young people, their families, health and welfare
workers, police and ambulance workers, and the wider community

Toll free 1800 014 446

Barwon Youth Drug
Prevention and
Treatment Programs
All programs for young people aged 12-21 years at risk of drug related harm or experiencing difficulties associated with problematic drug use.
Barwon Youth
5221 4466
Youth Alcohol & Drug Day Program - Zones 5244 7321
Barwon South West Youth Alliance Community Development Project 5244 7306
Youth Access Program - Regional Youth Outreach Workers 5221 4466
Aboriginal Co-op
Koori Community Alcohol and Drug Worker 5277 0044
Salvation Army
Kardinia Alcohol and
Other Drug Services
Bridgelink provides outreach and home support for women over 18
years of age who have alcohol and drug issues.
5241 9149
The Geelong Withdrawal unit provides intensive support to adults
through withdrawal.
5275 7011
Post Withdrawal Linkages supports people in the
community following withdrawal.
5275 7011
COATS - Community Offender Advice Treatment Service. 5223 2434
Chemical Dependency
Unit (CDU) Maternity
Services Barwon Health
Alcohol and Drug information for pregnant women and their families. Continuity of obstetric care. Social Work support and linkages to community services. 5226 7511
0408 338 063
Glastonbury Child And Family Services Provides a range of support to children, young people and families, including prevention programs for children and their families.
Outreach – counselling and family support for family/extended family affected by substance misuse
5231 4740
4 Miller St Colac
Community Service
Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Service
9420 7610
Depaul House
St. Vincents Hospital
Community Residential drug Withdrawal Unit
Mon- Fri 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Triage 9288 2016
9288 2624
Residential Rehabilitation & detox
9529 7955

Specialist Drug Treatment Services

Service Provider: Service Description: Contact:
DASWest Western Health Provides drug and alcohol treatment service for Adult and Youth Services MELBOURNE SERVICE
Intake Assessment, Residential Withdrawal, Homebased Withdrawal, Forensic Counselling, Clinical and Pharmacotherapy Service, Women and Children’s Rehabilitation Programme, Youth Outreach Service.
8345 6682
Youth Service 9689 5533
Hepatitis C Victoria MELBOURNE SERVICE
State organisation providing support, advocacy, education and consultation
9380 4644
1800 703 003

Voluntary Services

Service Provider: Service Description: Contact:
AlAnon Provides moral support to anyone closely associated with problem drinking (alcoholism). Regular meetings. Choice of location and time. (24 hours) 5229 0047
Alcoholics Anonymous Group provides support and assistance for people recovering from or trying to overcome alcohol problems. Daily meetings are held at various times in different locations. (24 hours) 5229 1710
Lighthouse Foundation Long-term accommodation (6 beds) in a family environment for young people (males and females 15-22 years) who have alcohol or other drug and mental issues. 9093 7500
New Life Program Gender specific recovery programs for women and men with problems of addiction. Groups held throughout metropolitan and country Victoria. (24 hours) 1800 630 010
Narcotics Anonymous Provides support and assistance for people recovering from or trying to overcome drug problems. Meetings are held at various times in different locations. (24 hours) 5221 0803
Foundation 61 Medium to long-term residential program for people wanting to rebuild a broken life. The service approach is to assist the whole person through offering a hollistic approach to individuals on the journey of recovery, including a variety of resources and life skills. 0408 318 417

Useful Links

Australian drug foundation www.adf.org.au
Australian Drug Information Network www.adin.com.au
Alcohol and Other Drugs Council of Australia www.adca.org.au
Drugnet www.drugnet.bizland.com

Phone Information, Referral and Contact Victorian Country Areas

Directline Provides counselling and information about accessing drug and alcohol treatment services. (24 hours) 1800 888 236
Family Drug Helpline Provides support and information to families and friends. 1300 660 068
Parentline Provides support, counselling and information for parents. 132 289
Quitline Provides professional advice to help people quit smoking. 131 848
DACAS Provides advise on the clinical management of alcohol and drug issues to health and welfare professionals. 1800 812 804