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Alcohol and Drugs

Bayside Alcohol and Other Drugs (BayAODS)
1800 229 263 or 9690 229 263
Anyone over age of 16 who wanting to access government funded adult drug and alcohol treatment is required to make contact with BayAODS first. BayAODS will then screen and refer for assessment for services like AOD counselling, family counselling, care co-ordination, home detox nurses, residential withdrawal (detox) & residential and day rehabilitation.  Or even just questions about how drug and alcohol services work. BayAODS is the first point of contact for StarHealth, Taskforce, Windana, Central Bayside Community Health AOD services. 

Connect Health and Community
Bentleigh East: 9575 5333
Needle and Syringe Exchange Service

Central Bayside Community Health Services
Parkdale: 8587 0200
Chelsea: 9781 9333
Drug and Alcohol Youth Outreach Service offering support, counselling and referra

1800 888 236
24 hours counselling, information and referral

Family Drug Helpline
1300 660 068
Service for family and friends who are affected by alcohol and drug use

Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC) 
9573 1700
Residential service for young people experiencing significant problems related to their use of alcohol and other drugs

Moorabbin: 9532 0811
Drug and Alcohol services including outreach

Windana (WYCH)
9793 2155 (Y Stop Dandenong)
9529 7955 (Head Office St Kilda)
Windana Youth Community House (WYCH)
Offers structured 10-15 days alcohol and other drugs withdrawal program for young people 12-21 years