The Buttery helps teenagers and adults who have drug and alcohol misuse, gambling and mental health issues.

Founded in 1973, The Buttery has developed into a provider of fully-integrated evidence-based programs.

It now delivers continuous pathways of care for teenagers and adults who may have mental health and/or addiction issues.
People can be supported in every stage of their recovery, in their efforts to avoid relapse or to minimise the harm of addictive behaviours.

The Buttery is unique because of the range, scale and integration of what it offers. All programs are evidence-based, best practice and covered by a rigorous quality assurance program.

The Buttery now conducts three residential programs and 10 separate but integrated programs based in the community.

The addition of two new programs this year addresses the diverse needs of even more people.

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Continuing Coordinated Care Program helps people in recovery from addiction avoid relapse.

Through the Young People’s Early Intervention Program, The Buttery now helps even more young people aged 12-24. Last year,
more than 1200 people across NSW Mid North Coast and Far North Coast took part in one or more Buttery programs.

The Buttery’s new user-pays social enterprise, The Buttery Private applies proven expertise to helping even more people. It also
generates funds to support The Buttery’s charitable works.

All programs are integrated with and informed by The Buttery’s highly respected residential treatment model. People who
do not require or who are unable, due to their personal circumstances, to participate in residential treatment, can live at home and access a wide range of services in the NSW Mid and Far North Coast areas. These programs also provide aftercare to help people avoid relapse following treatment. In some cases, participants in community programs transition into Buttery residential treatment.

The Buttery is an independent, secular charity and deductible gift recipient. It is not aligned with any political or religious group and serves people on a nondiscriminatory basis.