Justice Services AOD Counselling Program

Provides specialised alcohol, tobacco and other drug counselling support for community based individuals connected to Justice Services in the ACT (e.g. Community Corrections and Alexander Maconochie Centre) or those who have concluded with these services within the last three months. The program focusses on supporting people to transition and maintain recovery within the community.

Ground Floor, 2 Napier Close, Deakin , Canberra ACT 2600 Australia

Operating hours

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wait time

Yes, there are typically waiting times (contact the service for more information)

After hours support


Intake Phone Number

(02) 6185 1300


The Karralika Justice Services AOD Counselling Program provides trauma informed specialist AOD counselling services for community based clients who are currently engaged with justice services in the ACT (i.e. Community Corrections or Alexander Maconochie Centre) or who have concluded with these services within the last three months. Up to twelve counselling sessions can be provided, with a focus on assisting clients to develop strategies to address AOD and other issues arising from the transition back to the community.

Age range eligibility

18-25 year old
26 +


No referral required (i.e., can self-refer)
Referral other: Referrals also accepted from ACT Courts and Corrective Services

Medication/Intoxication exclusions

No exclusions, i.e. the a low threshold service able to see people whether they have used drugs or not, people can attend whilst on medication or going through withdrawal or while Opioid Management Therapy

Use of drug testing

Drug testing not used or not applicable

Treatment type


Treatment duration

The program duration is variable, contact the service for more information

Treatment goal

Behaviour change

Delivery mode

Appointment required

Public transport support available


ACT and NSW residents

Accepts ACT residents

Disability access

Accessible toilets
Accessible doorways
Accessible parking

Family/children support and access

Information and/or education and support for families and/or carers is provided

Phones permitted


Smoking permitted



No fees

Additional program description

For further information, please refer to the Karralika Programs website at, www.karralika.org.au.

Additional program services or support

Hepatitis screening/treatment/vaccinations available
STI screening/treatment/vaccinations available
Access to mental health screening/assessments/support available
Additional supports available, contact service for more information
Organisation website provides details and more information
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