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Koori alcohol and other drugs outreach services



The Koori alcohol and other drugs outreach services, provided by Ngwala Willumbong in Victoria, aim to assist Aboriginal people who are able to maintain themselves in the community, while receiving alcohol and other drug (AOD) help from Ngwala Willumbong programs.

The outreach services are staffed by a group of experienced professionals skilled in AOD work and are able to address a variety of issues.

A range of program options are offered including:

The outreach services acts as a referral point for Aboriginal people seeking to use Ngwala Willumbong rehabilitation services and access mainstream specialist AOD detoxification services.

Abstract adapted from Ngwala Willumbong Co-operative Ltd


Ngwala Willumbong Co-operative Ltd
Head Office
93 Wellington Street
St Kilda Vic 3182
Ph: (03) 9510 3233
Fax: (03) 9510 6288

Northern/western region
Bootsie Thorpe
Koori AOD Worker
150 Seperation Street
Northcote Vic 3070
Ph: (03) 9481 2666
Fax: (03) 9486 3034

Eastern metro region
Peter Luttrell
Koori AOD Worker
2/46 New Street
Ringwood Vic 3134
Ph: (03) 9890 0350
Fax: (03) 9898 0292

Southern metro region
Alf McCartney
Koori AOD Worker
93 Wellington Street
St Kilda Vic 3182
Ph: (03) 9510 3233
Fax: (03) 9510 6288


Last updated: 18 September 2014
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