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Miruma

 

Overview

Miruma is an 11 bed residential diversionary program in Cessnock, New South Wales (NSW), for female offenders with mental health and alcohol and other drug use issues.

Miruma provides the opportunity for residents who may be experiencing difficulties in adjusting to lawful community life, to gain stability by way of enhanced supervision. This is facilitated by referral to and liaison with various community agencies including alcohol and other drug services, residential rehabilitation programs, Centrelink, TAFE NSW and Housing NSW. Promotion of life skills including budgeting, nutrition and general health care are a focus of the program.

Abstract adapted from Corrective Services NSW

Contacts

Corrective Services NSW head office
Henry Deane Building
20 Lee Street
Sydney NSW 2000
GPO Box 31
Sydney NSW 2001
Ph: (02) 8346 1333
Fax: (02) 8346 1205

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Last updated: 21 October 2014
 
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