IMPORTANT: If you are experiencing thoughts of self harm or suicide you should seek immediate help.
In Australia contact LIFELINE: 13 11 14
or KIDS HELP LINE: 1800 55 1800  (if you are under 18 years old)

To join a Buttery residential or community program
02 6687 1111
fax 02 6687 1039 or email

The Buttery conducts two residential addiction recovery (rehab) programs at its campus near Bangalow in northern NSW. Details are on this website. For an assessment interview about joining these programs phone 02 6687 1111.

The Buttery Private is a  wellbeing program conducted in the Byron Bay hinterland at a different location from The Buttery. It is a fee-paying program. As a social enterprise, surplus funds from the program support The Buttery’s charitable works. Phone 02 6687 1111 or email:

The Buttery has six non-residential programs for people living in the community in the NSW Northern Rivers Region:

INTRA for teenagers and adults with substance abuse issues
CORE a day stay rehab program for people unable to take part in a residential program
Young People’s Early Intervention Project (YPEIP) for young people 12-24 years of age in the Grafton/Maclean, Bellingen/Nambucca, areas
Family Counselling program for the family members and loved ones affected by drug and/or alcohol abuse
b.well is a community outreach service for people whose mental health and drug and alcohol use affect their desired way of life and well-being.
Northern Rivers Gambling Counselling Service for people who are problem gamblers.

All programs except for The Buttery Private are free of charge.

CALL 02 6687 1111 for more information