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Aboriginal services and programs

Aboriginal Connection Program

The Aboriginal Connection Program is a dedicated alcohol and other drug treatment service for Aboriginal people within the inner city and metropolitan areas of Adelaide. The program provides services to clients that frequent New Roads Centre (formally known as Byron Place Community Centre) and Hutt Street Centre, which are agencies that provide services to vulnerable people and people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. 

The Aboriginal Connection Program also takes referrals from other inner city and metropolitan agencies as well as directly from Aboriginal people seeking support.

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.00 pm
Contact number for referrals: 0435 960 984
After-hours contact: Alcohol and Drug Information Service 1300 13 1340

Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands (APY Lands) Substance Misuse Service

The APY Lands Substance Misuse Service provides a range of treatment programs for Anangu who live or come from the APY Lands who are experiencing problems caused by substance misuse. The service provides assessment and treatment for people who misuse petrol, alcohol, cannabis and other substances.

While some people self-refer, other referrals come from the community and government and non-government community services.

For further information:

Day centre - Ceduna

This service provides a range of treatment and non-residential diversionary programs for Aboriginal people who live or come from the outlying areas of Ceduna who are experiencing problems caused by substance misuse. The service provides treatment and rehabilitation referrals for people who misuse alcohol, cannabis and other substances.

For further information:

  • Visit the Centre at: 3 Kuhlmann Street, Ceduna
  • Telephone: (08) 8625 3530
  • Fax: 8625 2039

Day centre - Port Augusta (Young Street Centre)

This service provides a range of treatment and non-residential diversionary programs for Aboriginal people who live or come from the outlying areas of Port Augusta who are experiencing problems caused by substance misuse. The service provides treatment and rehabilitation referrals for people who misuse alcohol, cannabis and other substances.

For further information:

  • Visit the service at: 12 Young Street, Port Augusta
  • Telephone: (08) 8641 3725
  • Fax: (08) 8641 3867

 

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