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1. 55 Central - Crossroads Project

Australia, WA Creator: 55 Central Last reviewed: 14/04/2018

Review: An innovative problem tackling homelessness (or risk of homelessness) and intertwined issues of alcohol and drug dependency, mental health, comorbidity and other related harms through assertive outreach and community development initiatives. Helps clients improve their health and wellbeing and to develop skills to reduce anti-social behaviours. Action research is being conducted on this project aiming to optimise future policies, systems and service models by providing support for consumers tackling problematic alcohol and other drug use.  

Tags: Abuse & violence, Alcohol, Communities, Comorbidity, Consumers, Health promotion, Homeless, Mental health, Outreach, Policy, Rehab, Research

2. Residential and outreach drug and alcohol rehabilitation - Uniting Communities

Australia, SA Creator: Uniting Communities - Uniting Church in Australia Last reviewed: 03/11/2016

Review: A community service that provides a range of residential alcohol and other drug rehabilitation and outreach programs for individuals, single parent families, Indigenous communities and young offenders. Rehabilitation programs focus on the biopsychosocial model of addiction with both community based and long term residential programs including medically assisted detox.

Tags: Communities, Diversion, Families, Harm reduction, Homeless, Indigenous, Outreach, Rehab, Residential treatment, Youth

3. The Buttery—INTRA

Australia, NSW Creator: INTRA Last reviewed: 21/07/2016

Review: An outreach program providing assessment, treatment, relapse prevention and referral throughout northern NSW and southern Queensland. Also provides a targeted program for young people aged 12–24 years. One-on-one counselling and peer support options are available. Consultancy, training, education and assistance to communities are key services within the health promotion vision. Note: This is a review and star rating of the provider's website and the information on it, not a review of the quality of their services.  

Tags: Assessment, Communities, Consumers, Counselling, Education, Families, Health promotion, Outreach, Peer support, Referrals, Rural and remote, Youth

4. Youth Off the Streets

5 out of 5 stars
Australia, NSW Creator: Youth Off The Streets Last reviewed: 31/05/2017 Tags: Advocacy, Families, Homeless, Mental health, Outreach, Volunteers, Youth

5. Programs - Youth Projects

5 out of 5 stars
Australia, VIC Creator: Youth Projects Last reviewed: 30/11/2016 Tags: Aftercare, Counselling, Education, Harm reduction, Homeless, Outreach, Safe injecting, Unemployment, Youth

6. Connexions—Jesuit Social Services

Australia, VIC Creator: Jesuit Social Services Last reviewed: 30/12/2015

Review: Intensive outreach support and counselling programs for young people with a dual diagnosis. Self-referral possible. Aftercare programs are also available. 

Tags: Aftercare, Comorbidity, Counselling, Outreach, Youth

8. Drug and Alcohol Services Association of Alice Springs

Australia, NT Creator: Drug and Alcohol Services Association of Alice Springs Last reviewed: 07/04/2018

Review: Provides outreach, sobering up, assessment and a residential rehabilitation program for people who use drugs or alcohol at harmful levels and are suffering the impacts of addiction at Arunda House in Alice Springs. Targeted programs address volatile substance dependence and community education. Residents are supported throughout their recovery journey through to an aftercare program. Online referral forms available.

Tags: Addiction, Aftercare, Assessment, Detox, Inhalants, Online, Outreach, People who use drugs, Referrals, Rehab, Residential treatment, Withdrawal

10. Crew Enterprise

UK Creator: Crew Last reviewed: 08/02/2018

Review: NGO which engages with thousands of professionals each year on diverse issues related to drugs including, but not restricted to, workplace issues, management of drug-related incidents, expert witness services, and training to work better with people who use drugs. ic of drugs. In addition, the organisation provides support and information through peer education, outreach and support services. The training and mentoring services are targeted to inform front line workers, teachers, paramedics and police through the courts and government. Evidence-based publications such as their reports on new psychoactive substances are available to be downloaded free of charge.

Tags: Information, Mentoring, New psychoactive substances, Outreach, Peer support, Police, Professionals, Teachers, Training, Workplaces