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CAAPS Healthy Families Program

CAAPS is a community controlled Aboriginal Corporation that supports people and families through services that reflect our values of caring, openness, respect and empowerment.  CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation delivers a range of important community services to people and their families in the Northern Territory.

CAAPS is the largest not-for-profit family-focused residential alcohol and other drug rehabilitation centre in Northern Australia.

Healthy Families Residential Rehabilitation Program

24-Hour residential service.

A twelve-week residential treatment program providing services to primarily Aboriginal people and their families who are suffering the impact of alcohol or other drug use. The Healthy Families program provides individuals and families with a safe and supportive environment to address substance use issues. The program is made up of a range of education sessions and activities that cover substance use, healthy lifestyles, livelihood, cultural sessions, trauma and healing, and family relationships including parenting.

Supported accommodation is provided in Dolly Garinyi Hostel for clients undertaking the treatment program. Families and individuals are offered case management and care planning, counselling, initial health screening, life skills development such as caring for self, cooking and nutrition, budgeting and tenancy support.

The Children’s program supports parenting skills development and school readiness for youngsters up to pre-school age. School age children attend local schools during their stay. The program helps children and young people deal with their feelings about having family members who misuse substances and learn skills to assist in keeping themselves safe, including protective behaviours.

Self referrals are welcome. Non-residential Day programs are also available.

Location

How to access this service

, Appointment and Phone

This service is for

All Genders
, Male, Female, Non-binary, Trans woman, Trans man, Intersex, Brotherboy, Sistergirl, Genderqueer, and Other

This service is for ages

All Ages
, 18-24, 25-40, 41-55, 56-65, and 66+

What else you should know

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander specific service
No
Designed for Families
No
No / Self referral, Medical referral, Support Link, Court referral, Facilitated referral, and Organisational referral
Interpreter service availability
No

Service provided by

Referral Documents

  • 60 Boulter Road, Berrimah NT 0828

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