Community Outreach Programs

The Buttery’s diverse programs help teenagers and adults who have drug and alcohol and substance use disorders and mental health issues.

Programs designed for lasting change

People are supported in every stage of their recovery and to avoid relapse and minimise harm. 

The Buttery’s community outreach services cover vast areas of the NSW Mid-North Coast and Northern Rivers Regions – from Port Macquarie in the south to Tweed Heads in the north and west to Grafton and Nimbin.

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Family Support Programs (FSP)

Location: Phone counselling; face to face counselling from Tweed to Lismore, Byron Bay and Ballina.

Program Overview

Family relationship counselling, focusing on family dynamics.

AOD Continuing Coordinated Care (CCC)

Location: Tweed Heads to Port Macquarie. Northern NSW and Mid North Coast, NSW.

Program Overview

Case management and coordinated care for people receiving alcohol and other drug treatment.

Supports people in recovery to connect with others, focus on their strengths, maintain a healthy lifestyle and lead a fulfilling life. This includes assistance with obtaining housing, education, training and employment.

CORE Parent Program

Location: The Core Parents program is delivered in 7-week blocks during school terms in various locations across the Northern Rivers.

Program Overview

The Buttery’s CORE Parent Program offers a comprehensive non-residential 7-week, day rehabilitation program, complemented by 4 months of aftercare support.

Designed specifically for parents and caregivers dealing with problematic alcohol or drug use.

Drawing upon The Buttery’s wealth of expertise in treating substance dependency, participation in the CORE Parents Program is provided at no cost.