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Shanty Creek Therapeutic Community

 

Overview

The Shanty Creek facility, in Mareeba, Queensland, operates as a therapeutic community and offers residential rehabilitation for 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.

The Shanty Creek therapeutic team works with residents on a journey of recovery.

The program provides:

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

Contacts

Shanty Creek Therapeutic Community Shopfront
294 Shanty Creek Road
Mareeba QLD 4880
Ph: 1300 727 957
Email: info@liveslivedwell.org.au

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Last updated: 6 September 2017
 
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