Wiimpatja Healing Centre is a rehabilitation program for men who suffer from alcoholism and drug addiction.

The program offers a wrap-around service that supports long term recovery through health care, AOD counselling, well-being programs, life skills programs, short courses and farm activities.

The Healing Centre offers 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
We will help you to live a healthier life, free of alcohol and drugs.
The program gives you the time to work on your health and wellbeing so you can re-enter the community in a healthy and proactive way.
We offer you a safe space to work on your problems and difficulties, away from distractions of the community and we assist and support your transition back into the community.
The Cultural Enrichment Program focuses on building your strength and self-belief by connecting you back to your culture.
Please note: There are costs associated with the Wiimpatja program – call us for further information.
MALLEE DISTRICT ABORIGINAL SERVICES  “Our Vision: "Self-determined, healthy, robust and culturally strong Aboriginal communities across the Mallee region."

MDAS calls for kindness ahead of referendum

Read more


NAIDOC art competition winner announced

Read more


Background and geography shouldn't dictate health outcomes

Read more


MDAS calls on community to have their say

Read more


MDAS Responds to new Victorian legislation

Read more


Events Calendar

View event

120 Madden Avenue Mildura
Phone (03) 5018 4100

70 Nyah Road Swan Hill
Phone (03) 5032 8600

9 Nolan Street Kerang
Phone (03) 5412 6004

Interested in*:

MDAS - Quality Innovation Performance Accredited
MDAS - Quality Innovation Performance Accredited