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Ngwala Willumbong outreach services



Ngwala Willumbong provides a range of assessment, referral and treatment services to individuals and families who are experiencing the affects of alcohol and other drug use in Victoria. The aim of the outreach services is to assist Aboriginal people who are able to maintain themselves in the community, while receiving help from Ngwala Willumbong programs.

The outreach services are staffed by a committed group of experienced professionals skilled in alcohol and other drug work and are able to work with Aboriginal people to address a variety of issues. A range of program options are offered such as linkages with:

Ngwala Willumbong outreach services also act as a referral point for Aboriginal people seeking to use Ngwala rehabilitation services and access mainstream specialist alcohol and other drug detoxification services. In addition, the outreach services also provide a range of services to other agencies such as professional development and training for staff of mainstream agencies, cultural audits to assist agencies deliver culturally appropriate services to Aboriginal people and assistance to funding agencies in formulating policy in the drug and alcohol field.

Abstract adapted from Ngwala Willumbong


Ngwala Willumbong Co-operative Ltd
93 Wellington St
PO Box 361
St Kilda Vic 3182
Ph: (03) 9510 3233
Fax: (03) 9510 6288


Last updated: 18 September 2014
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