New services from The Haymarket Foundation

 

The Haymarket Waiting List Support Service (based in Chippendale)

The Waiting List Support Service (WLSS) has been developed to provide effective supports for people
experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use while they wait to access treatment. Our goal for this
service is to provide individuals with a continuity of support based on their needs, goals, and values.

How our service works:

An initial intake is conducted by either a face-to-face or phone session. Once the initial assessment is
completed, the WLSS team will support with:

  • Ongoing emotional support to help individuals stay on treatment service waitlists
  • Support to access community and treatment services
  • Information on available treatment services
  • Care coordination and advocacy
  • Referrals to AOD services

Who can access this service?

  • Anyone over 18
  • People who are on waitlists or people who are wanting support to access services
  • Families of people with addiction
  • Services wanting to refer
  • People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness

For referrals and further information, please contact: T: 02 91979718 E: wlss@haymarket.org.au.

The Haymarket Drug and Alcohol Counselling Service (based in Woolloomooloo)

The Drug and Alcohol Counselling Service (DAACS) is an evolution of the Haymarket Foundation’s long standing counselling services. The program is delivered Monday to Friday by an experienced clinical psychologist, and is run from St Vincent de Paul’s Oznam Learning Centre in Woolloomooloo. This service is designed for people with co-occurring AOD and mental health conditions, and provides ongoing  support as well as opportunities to assist clients develop themselves through self-exploration and understanding within a therapeutic AOD approach.

Therapeutic services provided:

The Drug and Alcohol Counselling Service provides the following services on a consistent and continual
basis for all clients that wish to attend on a regular basis.

  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Harm minimisation
  • Assessment and referral
  • Relapse prevention therapy
  • Case management
  • Case management support
  • Psycho-education
  • Crisis intervention
  • Family/Couple psychotherapy

Who can access this service?

  • Anyone over 18
  • People who are struggling with substance use disorders
  • People who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • People who wish to seek change in their lives
  • People with no Medicare card

For referrals/appointments and further information, please contact: Reception at OLC: T: 02 9358 8119.