About
The Buttery

The Buttery is a not-for-profit, charitable addiction and mental health rehab centre with headquarters near Bangalow in Northern NSW.

We have nearly 50 years experience treating addiction and mental health conditions.

The Buttery is a not-for-profit charitable addiction and mental health organisation established in 1973. We deliver evidence-based long and short-term residential rehabilitation and outreach programs to support people living with alcohol and substance misuse and mental health conditions to achieve recovery and rebuild their lives.

The organisation also provides a unique counselling support program for families and carers.

Our head office is in Binna Burra in Northern NSW. The footprint of The Buttery covers Tweed Heads in the north to Port Macquarie in the south and Kyogle to the west.

With nearly 50 years of experience treating alcohol and substance misuse and mental health conditions, The Buttery has provided services to over 5,000 participants in its residential programs and 20,000 participants in its outreach services.

As a charity, The Buttery relies on the generous donations from the community, donors, several foundations philanthropists, trusts, families and individuals The Buttery gratefully acknowledges the financial support it receives from the NSW State and Commonwealth Governments: NSW Health, and Department of Health (Commonwealth).

The Buttery Achievements

1973

Aquarius Festival

1973

1975

AOD Grant

Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Grant

1975

1998

NRGCS

Northern Rivers Gambling Counselling Service (NRGCS)

1998

1999-2000

MERIT

Magistrates Early Referral into Treatment Program (MERIT)

1999-2000

1999

INTRA Outreach

1999

2012

Family Support, b.well

2012

2013

MTA

Maintenance to Abstinence (MTA)

2013

2014

PIR

Partners in Recovery (PIR)

2014

2017

The Buttery Private

2017

2018

BYTES, RPAS, CCC, CORE

Relapse Prevention Aftercare Service (RPAS)

Continued Coordinating Care (CCC)

Community-Based Rehab Program (CORE)

2018

2019

Footprints to Wellbeing, Capability Statement

2019

2021

HASI-Plus, CDAT

Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI-Plus)

Community Drug Action Teams (CDAT)

2021

2022

RAP, VCRP, REDRESS, SAFE HAVENS

Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP)

Veterans COPE Recovery Program (VCRP)

REDRESS (National Redress Scheme)

Safe Havens

2022

We have nearly 50 years of experience treating addiction and mental health conditions.