Drug and Alcohol Abuse Programs
YSAS – Youth Support & Advocacy Service
Level 1/ 131 Johnston St Fitzroy, Vic 3065
61 3 9415 8881
Provide a range of intensive individualised supports and interventions to highly vulnerable young people aged 12-21 years experiencing drug and alcohol and other substance abuse issues. 12 locations throughout Victoria
For Young people seeking substance abuse support
Provides an online space for young people to learn about the effects of addiciton, what addiction is and when to tell what crosses the line.
Youth Outreach Drug Counselling (YNOT)
City Office 7-9 Hosier Lane Melbourne 3000
Is a successful outreach drug and alcohol treatment service for young people aged between 12 and 25 years. Youth focused and friendly the team is mobile and travel to meet clients in informal settings YNOT. provides personalised, confidential outreach counselling, support, education and referrals for individuals dealing with alcohol and or other drug abuse or dependence problems. You choose the location and we come to you, to ensure a confidential and flexible routine that removes hesitations that individuals might hold when looking to reach out and ask for assistance.
Odyssey House Victoria
660 Bridge Road Richmond, Victoria 3121
Odyssey House aims to support the widest range of people, welcoming all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, those from culturally diverse backgrounds, and those from LGBTQI communities to their services. The range of services include:
Counselling and support
Youth and family services
Education and training
Child, you and family services
Drink and drug driving education
Vincent Care Victoria
All young people seeking support
1800 ICE ADVICE Phone: 1800 423 238 DirectLine Phone: 1800 888 236 DrugInfo Phone: 1300 858 584
1800 888 236
Within the broader alcohol and drug service delivery framework, DirectLine provides:
Information, counselling and referral around alcohol and drug issues
An immediate and highly accessible alcohol and drug response service, especially to populations in remote areas
Access to a 24/7 service by phone or online
Brief interventions within a harm minimisation framework to prevent or reduce problems associated with drug use
An anonymous and confidential service
For Youth AOD advice call YoDAA
on 1800 458 685
Youth drugs and Alcohol advice service. This website has an interactive tool which can help young people work out where they're at with drug and alcohol use. They receive great feedback along the way and personalised outcomes at the end.
Bunjilwarra Koorie Youth Alcohol and Drug healing Service
Phone: (03) 5979 2011 Fax: (03) 5979 3211 Email:
Bunjilwarra is a 12 bed residential rehabilitation and healing service for Aboriginal young people (male and female) aged between 16 and 25 years. It is a purpose-built, statewide service situated in Hastings, Victoria. To be eligible for acceptance to Bunjilwarra, a young person must:
• Identify as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.
• Be between 16 and 25 years of age.
• Require treatment to manage their alcohol and/or drug problem.
• Be prepared to enter the program voluntarily. In addition, the young person must:
• Demonstrate that they are ready to address their alcohol and other drug issues, including a willingness to participate in the development and achievement of personal goals.
• Make a commitment to actively participate in all aspects of the program, in particular group based and one-on-one activities. • Be willing to participate and live in a therapeutic community environment.