Alcohol and Other Drugs Services

120+ Years we’ve been around

20+ Services we offer

10,000+ People we’ve helped

Not sure where to turn? You can turn to us.

Alcohol and other drugs don’t need to rule your life. No matter the challenge you currently face, or the set of circumstances that led you to where you are, we will help you. Reaching out is the hardest step to take, but is the biggest step to getting back in control of your life. At Hope Community Services, we offer free alcohol support services, as well as other drugs services and support.

How to take the first step.

If you, or a loved one, are experiencing an issue with alcohol or other drugs, please reach out and we can help guide you to the right service, wether it’s alcohol support services or other drug services, we will always have your best intentions at heart, and help guide you in the right direction. All our services are completely free, and our team is ready to walk with you wherever it takes us, for however long it takes, to improve your physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing.

Alcohol Support Services and Support for Individuals and Families

Offered in a safe and completely non-judgemental environment, counselling sessions with one of our trained professionals will provide strategies to work through your issues, manage their effects, and uncover other services which may assist in dealing with your particular circumstances.

Cost: Free.

Group recovery programs.

Connecting with a supportive group of people who have walked in your shoes and understand the challenges you face can be a great relief to people struggling with alcohol and other drug issues. We can help you access a number of friendly, open and positive support groups, including:

  • Recovery support groups
  • Therapeutic groups
  • Relapse prevention groups
  • Family support groups
  • SMART recovery groups

Cost: Free.

Case Managers walk with you throughout your recovery journey, helping direct you to the correct services to help you, coordinating their delivery, and offering support and guidance during treatment. These services include:

  • Alcohol and other drug community treatment
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Diversion programs

Cost: Free.

Designed in collaboration with local groups and elders, these on-country recovery and support groups reconnect you to country and community, providing practical support and guidance in a culturally respectful way.

Cost: Free.

You are unique and so is your journey to where you are now, which is why finding the right services can be challenging. Through access and advocacy, we can help you navigate the options available and provide referrals and connections to the right services to address your particular set of challenges.

 Cost: Free.

We support individuals referred through the courts or police via the Western Australian Diversion Program (WADP).

The primary aim of the Western Australian Diversion Program (WADP) is to divert offenders with alcohol and other drug (AOD) related problems into treatment. This provides an opportunity for them to treat and address use, addiction and related harm. The secondary aim is to break the cycle of offending.

 

The WADP consists of a number of established Diversion Programs with referrals pathways from WA Police, DoJ (Magistrates Courts), and Youth Justice Services (Corrections/Juvenile Justice Teams).

WADP programs are structured programs and range from brief early intervention to more intensive AOD treatment interventions. All WADP programs service people through agreed referral pathways for juveniles and adults who are:

  • apprehended by WA Police and diverted pre-charge,
  • appearing in court and provided with the option to engage in diversion before sentencing is finalised (i.e. pre-sentence).

 

In regional areas the WADP can be separated into the following:

 

Court Diversion

  • Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Diversion Program

A state-wide voluntary court diversion program available in Magistrates Courts suitable for adult early and low to moderate level adult offenders with AOD related problems.

 

Police Diversion Programs

  • Cannabis Intervention Requirement (CIR)

A state-wide police diversion scheme for minor cannabis offences (eligible juveniles aged 14 -17 and adults).

  • Other Drug Intervention Requirement (ODIR)

A state-wide police diversion scheme for minor offences involving drugs other than cannabis (eligible adults aged 18 and over).

 

Young Justice Diversion

  • Young Person’s Opportunity Program (YPOP)

A state-wide voluntary program for early or low level young offenders engaged with a Juvenile Justice Team (JJT), and with AOD related problems or emerging AOD problems. YPOP may include court conferencing.

 

Western Australian Alcohol Interlock Scheme WA (AIS)

  • We provide counselling to individuals who are registered on this program and aim to achieve sustainable and improved health outcomes for the individual as well as the wider community. We work with the Department of Transport and Mental Health Commission to educate the community on the devices and promote its use to their clients. We can also liaise with the local service providers for installing and servicing the devices.

 

Work & Development Program (WDP)

  • We are a registered Sponsors for the Work & Development Order Program in WA. We work with vulnerable clients who are eligible to undertake a WDP to work off their Court fines debt.

 

Cost: Free.

Set 40km from Geraldton, Hope Springs is a beautiful open rural space where people can recover from their addictions, embrace the values for “right living” and gain help to change behaviours in the context of community life and responsibility.

For more information please visit our Hope Springs page here https://hopecommunityservices.org.au/service/hope-springs-rehabilitation/.

 

Community prevention programs

We understand the best form of treatment is prevention, so work with local communities and service providers to deliver a range of free programs that build capacity and provide early education, including:

  • Education and information sessions
  • Community alcohol and other drug education
  • Volatile substance use awareness training
  • Pilbara Volatile Substance Use Reporting:
  • For more information on Volatile Substance Use Reporting in the Pilbara, please contact PCADS on 6392 6410 or email VSUPilbara@hopecs.org.au

Cost: Free.

Delivered through our community partnerships, these activities aim to increase awareness of alcohol and other drug issues through a range of grassroots initiatives, including:

  • School leadership breakfasts
  • Women’s day out
  • Alcohol and other drug awareness campaigns
  • Youth art group
  • Equine group

Cost: Free.

We offer community planning support for the prevention and treatment of alcohol and other drug related harms to help enable an effective and integrated community and regional response.

Cost: Free.

How we deliver our other drug & alcohol support services.

We are here to help and support you through our alcohol & other drug support services. No matter which service you access you will always be treated with respect, you will be in control, and we will walk by your side with you for however long you need us. At Hope, we embody a person centered approach. Following our 4 key practice guidelines, we are able to ensure that everyone we meet always feels supported and comfortable.

  • Our services are evidence-based and use a range of proven methods
  • Our services are peer-informed, offering the support and guidance of a person with a lived experience of a similar situation to yours wherever possible
  • Our services are trauma-informed to make sure you only have to tell your story once
  • Our services are culturally safe and welcoming of all backgrounds, ethnicities, religions and sexualities

 


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