WIIMPATJA HEALING CENTRE

Wiimpatja Healing Centre is a rehabilitation program for men who suffer from alcohol and other drugs.

The program offers a wraparound service through MDAS in the fields of health, AOD counselling, well-being, living skills, short courses and farm activities.

The program caters for short (4 weeks), medium (6-8 weeks) and long term (12 week) programs.

Referrals into the program come from corrections, court, justice and self-referral.
Services at Wiimpatja
  • Works Program, including general maintenance around the property
  • Life Skills Program, including cooking and cleaning skills
  • TAFE program – working around the horticulture and landscaping sectors
  • Cultural Enrichment Program – including making cultural artefacts, painting and traditional cooking
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling – this program provided individual one on one counselling with the AOD team from MDAS.
Program goals

To learn to be able to live a healthier life, free of Alcohol and Other Drugs
To take time to work on health and wellbeing and re-enter the community in a healthy and proactive way
To offer a safe way to work on presenting problems and difficulties away from distractions of the community and to assist and support transition back into the community.
The Cultural Enrichment Program focuses on bringing clients back to their culture through all the aspects of the program.
Please note: There are costs associated with the Wiimpatja program – please call for further information.
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EVENTS
21/09/2019
Saturday September 21, 2019

Big Red Kidney Walk Mildura (Sept 21)

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23/09/2019
Boys (Sept 23 - 26) Girls (Sept 30 - Oct 3)

MDAS Swan Hill Youth Camps (School holidays)

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24/09/2019
September 24, 26, 30 & October 3

Mildura School Holiday Program (from Sept 24)

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2/10/2019
Wednesday October 2, 2019

Swan Hill Community Day (Oct 2)

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2/10/2019
October 2

Mildura Community Day (Oct 2)

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MILDURA
120 Madden Avenue Mildura
Phone (03) 5018 4100

SWAN HILL
70 Nyah Road Swan Hill
Phone (03) 5032 8600

KERANG
9 Nolan Street Kerang
Phone (03) 5412 6004

ROBINVALE
77 Perrin St Robinvale
Phone (03) 4013 2000


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