alcohol and other drug assist

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About Alcohol and Other Drug Services

We provide a range of services to assist people affected by drug and alcohol issues. Services include:

  • Assessment and referral to a range of residential and non-residential options.
  • Counselling and support
  • Behaviour change assistance 
  • Case management

Assistance is available at various locations, including residential options.

Other services

Direct Line (External link) provides immediate drug and alcohol, including hours assistance referrals to service in your local area.

Call Direct Lin on 1800 888 236.

Wrap around care

We wrap our services around our clients.

This means you get the right help from the right people, and get as many or as few services as you need.

If you’re attending court your lawyer will be your main referral pathway to services.

But the following members of the NJC team may also refer you to AoD, and other services if necessary:

  • NJC’s duty lawyers
  • Magistrate
  • Neighbourhood Justice Officer  
  • Court Network volunteer
  • Salvation Army Chaplain

Walk-in assistance

The well-being of our community is important so even if you are not going to court, we can put you in touch with the right service.