Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD)


SECADA is central intake for the Cities of Dandenong, Casey, Cardinia. It is a consortium of MonashHealth, Odyssey House, Windana, EACH, Anglicare, YSAS and Taskforce. SECADA works with the individual in reaching their goals in managing their addiction.

Central Intake: 1800 142 536

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Opening Doors

Opening Doors is an entry point for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Follow the Opening Doors link to learn how the system works and entry points close to you.

Phone: 1800 825 955

SalvoCare Eastern

The Frankston and Rosebud Crisis Centres are entry points for individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. These Centres provide assessment, information, advocacy and referral to a range of accommodation and housing services. They can help navigate services and link in with services such as family violence, drug and alcohol, health and mental health, legal, financial, employment, education and training.

Frankston Address: 37 Ross Smith Avenue, Frankston VIC 3199
Rosebud Address: 17 Ninth Avenue, Rosebud VIC 3939
Phone: 1800 825 955

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Bayside Alcohol and Drug Services (BayAOD)

BayAOD provides residential and community based withdrawal and recovery services. They are also work with friends and family to assist in supporting a loved one. The catchment includes the Cities of Port Phillip, Stonnington, Glen Eira, Kingston and Bayside.

Central Intake: 1800 229 263or (03) 9690 9778
Dedicated GLBTIQ line:1800 906 669
Address: Inner South Community Health, 240 Malvern Rd, Prahran
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Frankston and Mornington Drug and Alcohol Service (FaMDAS)

FaMDAS is the Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula’s central Intake centre in partnership with Peninsula Health. The offer three main services: Non-residential Withdrawal – assistance with managing withdrawal symptoms in coordination with the person’s GP, Counselling – individual or family counselling services and support with legal issues related to AOD use, Care Coordination – coordinating treatment pathways for complex clients to achieve positive outcomes.

Frankston address: Frankston Integrated Health Centre, Hastings Road, Frankston VIC 3199
Hastings address: Hastings Community Health, 185 High Street, Hastings VIC 3915
Rosebud address: Rosebud Community Health, 38 Braidwood Avenue, Rosebud VIC 3939
Phone: 1300 665 781
Fax: 03 9784 2309
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Stepping Up Consortium

Stepping Up provides Alcohol and Drug counselling services in Frankston and Mornington Peninsula as well as Barwon, Melton and Werribee areas. Services are tailored to client needs and consider complex factors of mental health, relationships and family, employment and legal issues as well as transition into life without substance misuse. The service is for those age 16 and over who experience substance misuse and concerned family and friends.

Phone: 1800 828 466
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Peninsula Health Alcohol and Other Drug Services

Peninsula Health runs several services including FaMDAS and peer support groups that cater to the complex needs of those experiencing issues with Alcohol and Other Drugs.

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Youth Community Mental Health Team

The Youth Community Mental Health team work with clients experiencing mental illness and/or dual drug and alcohol problems. Youth must be aged 16 to 25 years old in the Peninsula Health catchment area excluding the area between Carrum and Mordialloc (serviced by Alfred CYMHS).

Phone ACCESS 1300 666 781
Southern Health Early in Life (Children under 16 years) 1300 369 012
Mental Health Triage 1300 792 977

Older Wiser Lifestyle (OWL)

The OWL program provides support, counselling and education for adults over 55. The program encourages better health and wellbeing, drug and alcohol education as well as managing life stage changes.

ACCESS 1300 666 781

Frankston Community Health, Frankston Integrated Health Centre, Hastings Road, Frankston 3199
Hastings Community Health, 185 High Street, Hastings 3015
Rosebud Community Health, 38 Braidwood Avenue, Rosebud Vic 3939
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Drink or Drug Drive Services

Phone: (03) 9784 8111
Frankston Integrated Health Centre, Hastings Road, Frankston 3199
Rosebud Community Health, 38 Braidwood Avenue, Rosebud Vic 3939

SHARPS (Southern Hepatitis/HIV/AIDS Referral & Prevention Service)

This is a Needle Syringe Program with after hours Outreach. They provide a safe environment and free paraphernalia to encourage good health and safety practices. There is also a pick up and disposal service in Frankston and Hastings.

Address: 20 Young Street, Frankston 3199
Phone: (03) 9781 1622

Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS)

YSAS works with youth who are experiencing or vulnerable to AOD misuse and homelessness. They provide AOD assessment, direct support, outreach, education, employment access and support for young parents.

24 Hour YSAS Line: 1800 458 685

Frankston address: 62 Playne Street, Frankston 3199
Phone: (03) 9770 5622
Dandenong address: 155 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong 3175
Phone: (03) 9706 7255

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YSAS Queer Youth Withdrawal Program

This is a voluntary program specifically designed for the complex needs of GLBTQI people aged 12-21 years experiencing AOD issues. The program is only available in Fitzroy however is worth contacting YSAS to discuss your clients needs.

Phone: 1800 005 501 or (03) 9415 9996
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Bunjilwarra is a colloration between Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS) and Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS) for young Aboriginal people aged 16-25 years. It is a 12 bed voluntary AOD residential rehabilitation and healing facility.

Phone: (03) 5979 2011
Location: Hastings
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Beleura Clinic Alcohol Recovery Program

This is a private facility that considers Alcohol dependency as a chronic illness and is supported by a trained team of psychologist, addiction counsellors, medical staff, physiotherapist and dietitian. The program Private health insurance may cover this program.

Address: Beleura Private Hospital, 925 Nepean Highway, Mornington 3931
Phone: (03) 5976 0888
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Windana assists in the withdrawal from alcohol and drugs with a range of programs including residential accommodation, care and recovery support, peer support, family and street programs. Call to discuss the services you may require

Phone: 9529 7955
Address: 88 Alma Road St Kilda Vic 3182
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Action for Recovery Course (ARC) – Carnegie

The course is for families affected by addiction. Topics covered include the cycle of addiction, defining boundaries, guilt and worry, praise and acceptance, choices, and the future. Courses runs for 6 weeks with each session lasting 2 hours.

Phone: 9573 1706
Address: 140 Grange Road, Carnegie, 3163
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