Lesley’s Place Drug and Alcohol Residential Service
Provides up to three months of supported accommodation and outreach support for women (including those with accompanying children) who are experiencing alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD) problems
Wait timeYes, there are typically waiting times (contact the service for more information)
After hours supportYes
Intake Phone Number(02) 6122 7027
Lesley’s Place Drug and Alcohol Residential and Outreach Service provides recovery-based supported accommodation for up to 3 months for women (including those with accompanying children). Information, education, therapeutic group work, advocacy, referral, practical and emotional support are also available. Case management treatment plans and weekly recovery plans are developed to support women to identify and achieve goals. Ongoing support can be provided through the outreach service.
Target groupWoman only
Age range eligibilityUnder 18
18-25 year old
NOTE: Women only and with accompanying children under the age of 13 years. Young women over 16 may be able to access the program.
DocumentationOther useful documentation: Criminal history record, evidence of completion of a withdrawal program and care and protection orders
Medication/Intoxication exclusionsMedication exclusions details: Women on pharmacotherapies, benzodiazapines and prescribed medications are accepted into the residential program. Some medical exclusions may apply.
Details on accessing when intoxicated:
Harm reduction initiativesProvides alcohol tobacco or other drug education sessions (e.g., harm reduction strategies, safer injecting information)
Treatment durationThe program duration is variable, contact the service for more information
Delivery modeOutreach services available
Face to face support available
ACT and NSW residentsAccepts ACT residents
Cultural, diversity and vulnerable group capabilitiesLGBTIQA+
Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
FeesYes fee/s applicable, contact service for more information
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