ODYSSEY HOUSE VICTORIA: Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment, Training & Support

Administrative Officer (Resident Fees)

Lower Plenty Getting Plenty More

Work is underway to create a new Child and Family Centre at our Residential Rehabilitation facility in Lower Plenty. The demand for our services over recent years has increased significantly, and funding for our Residential Rehabilitation facility has been increased by Government to help us cope with additional numbers. In

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Turning the First Sod

Odyssey House signed an agreement to be part of a new integrated Health and Community Services facility to be located in Melton. Recently, Victorian Health Minister, Jill Hennessy officially kick started the construction of the innovative $21million project. The facility will have space for around 130 staff and is expected

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Discovery Hits the Mark

In late 2014, the Victorian Government funded Odyssey House, in conjunction with Anglicare, to run our Discovery Day Program based in Werribee. Discovery is an intensive program of psycho-educational groups and activities over a 5-week period, and is specifically targeted to people who have significant problems with ice or other

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Further Funding for Aboriginal Mothers & Their Children

In 2014, the Department of Justice commissioned Odyssey House to run a one-year pilot program called the Koori Women’s Program. This program provides 6 residential treatment beds for women and their children at our Residential Rehabilitation facility as an alternative to remand. This program was developed to achieve improved justice

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Reconnecting Young People

Odyssey House is excited to partner with Box Hill Institute and Whitelion to deliver the Reconnect program across Melbourne, Whitehorse and the Yarra Ranges. Reconnect is a state-funded new project providing targeted support and case management to young people who are disengaged from school. Reconnect aims to strengthen young people’s

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Basketball Providing a Second Chance

In November 2016, a Cultural and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) basketball event was arranged by Melton Police together with Odyssey House, Melton Council Youth Services and a number of other local services. Sarah*, one of our youth clients, participated in the event, and was noticed as a young person with a

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Bridge Road Billboard Gives Back

For those of you who travel past our Head Office on Bridge Road in Richmond, you may have noticed a new digital billboard. The owners of the building that we lease agreed to the construction of the billboard and have also agreed to give all income earned by its advertising

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Kids in Focus Celebrate Christmas

Every year, our Kids in Focus team invites the families the work with to a Christmas picnic to celebrate the festive season. This year, around 30 families attended, played games, had a barbeque lunch and all the children enjoyed a special visit from Santa Claus. Topped off with presents all

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