How can we help you?
WHOS Hunter Valley® TC is a 4 – 6 months Residential Therapeutic Community (TC) for men and women set in the regional area of the Hunter Valley NSW. Its goal is to help individuals find freedom from alcohol and other drug dependence incorporating harm reduction and co-existing mental health initiatives.
WHOS Hunter Valley provides a 29 bed Residential Therapeutic Community providing group work, individual support provided by AOD workers who deal with your specific needs, leisure activities and introduction to self-help support groups and networks.
Transition and three-quarter way housing is available to support clients nearing completion as they re-establish their lives in the broader community, learning work readiness, nutrition and budgeting skills.
WHOS Hunter Valley (Cessnock, NSW) is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health (includes Primary Health Networks) and supported by NSW Ministry of Health (HNELHD).
WHOS also operates a Day Program in Newcastle. It offers a 6 week rotating day program for men and women on opioid substitution treatment. Participants attend a combination of group work and case management to identify goals and provide assistance in health, housing, medical, parenting and court matters etc.
Who can we help?
Men and Women 18 years and over.
Low level withdrawal support
If you have any medical and/or mental health needs that need specialist care or supervision please discuss with our staff to make sure we have the resources to meet your needs.
Court/legal business will need to be deferred for the first 6 weeks of the program. We may be able to assist with the deferment.
Where are we located?
WHOS Hunter Valley is set in the Regional area of the Lower Hunter Valley at Cessnock.
Working with partners
Any partnerships with other agencies – this could include cultural partners, or other services and continuing care programs
WHOS Hunter has local linkages with employment, housing, financial literacy, and Aboriginal services. WHOS Hunter Valley has partnerships to provide parenting courses.
The details people will need to get an assessment – phone and times to call, email address
Our staff are available between 9.00am and 4.30pm on 02 4991 7000
to answer your questions about the program and work with you to decide the best treatment plan or referral possible.
Or visit us online at https://whos.com.au/gettingpadmitted/registrationpof-interest-form/ and complete a Registration of Interest Form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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