The Alcohol & Drug Team at Ballarat Community Health is committed to assisting individuals and families who are dealing with alcohol or other drug related issues.

Do you, or does someone close to you, have a problem with alcohol or other drugs? Are you concerned or confused about alcohol or drugs?

We can provide free support, information and continuing care.

  • You won't be judged.
  • Your confidentiality and privacy will be respected.

Adult AOD Services

From 1st September 2014, the Intake and Assessment provider for adult AOD Services in the Grampians Region has changed. If you require information or referral to Ballarat Community Health you can obtain this by calling the Intake and Assessment agency ACSO Connect on 1300 022760

Youth AOD Services

For enquiries or to make a referral for youth outreach or home based withdrawal please call Ballarat Community Health on 53384500 or email

To view the Ballarat Community Health Alcohol & Other Drug Action Plan Progress Report.pdf please click on the link. 

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Alcohol & Other Drug Counselling

Support and counselling and to individuals, family members and significant others experiencing alcohol and other drug related problems.

Alcohol & Other Drug Youth Outreach Worker

A holistic approach working with young people aged 11-25 yrs in their own environment.

Alcohol and other Drugs Nurse Practitioner Service

Our AOD Nurse Practitioner clinic offers a specialist alcohol & drug treatment service offering high quality, evidence-based treatment and care for people with alcohol and drug issues.

Home based Withdrawal Services

Assessment for home based withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs for both adults and young people.

Making a Change (MAC) Program

AOD Non Residential Day Rehabilitation

The MAC Program is an 8 week structured alcohol and other drug day rehabilitation program


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Needle & Syringe Exchange Program

Syringes/needles, swabs and disposal containers are provided free of charge, along with a disposal service for used needles.