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The Shanty Creek facility, in Mareeba, Queensland, operates as a therapeutic community and provides residential rehabilitation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women, aged 18 years and over, whose lives are affected by the use of alcohol and other drugs.
Clients can be referred from health, welfare and community organisations, or they may self-refer. The current maximum number of residents at any one time is 20. Suitable applicants will undergo a comprehensive assessment.
Abstract adapted from Lives Lived Well
Shanty Creek therapeutic community
294 Shanty Creek Road
Mareeba Qld 4880
Ph: (07) 4086 5300