The program provides intensive case management and psychosocial support for up to 18 months.
Participants are supported to live independently, manage everyday tasks, participate in community activities and develop life skills.
Support includes assistance with accessing clinical services, meeting bail or release conditions as well as attending court, probation and parole, or other similar appointments. You will be provided with an opportunity to access SMART recovery and Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) counselling, and linkages to community supports to assist with reintegration into the community.
We work with participants to:
To access Detention Exit Community Outreach, participants must be referred by their Clinical Manager, Clinician or Corrective Services Case Manager.
To be referred a participant must:
If the participant meets the eligibility criteria, they will be contacted by the program coordinator, who will meet with them for further assessment.
DECO is funded by ACT Health and delivered in partnership between Wellways, Karralika Alcohol and Drug Programs Inc, and Mental Health, Justice Health and Alcohol and Drug Services (MHJHADS).