About

Windana is a leading Melbourne-based drug and alcohol treatment centre specialising in holistic, client-focused recovery services programs. Clients choose from residential and a range of supportive community-based recovery and rehabilitation programs. We help people rebuild their lives in a safe, caring environments and support our clients wherever they are in the recovery process.

Founded in 1984, Windana offers medically supported withdrawal programs in addition to its pioneering evidence-based, non-medical treatment programs. For Windana, effective recovery is about offering choices for people to take their lives in new, positive directions.

  • Philosophy
    We believe that change and growth are possible in all individuals as long as they so choose.
  • Vision and Mission
    We envisage a society which enables individuals and families to recover from harmful alcohol and drug use and to build positive lives in mutually supportive and accepting communities.
  • History
    Peter Bucci, the founding CEO of Windana, began his involvement with the Drug and Alcohol sector in 1978 as a member of the Taskforce team.
  • Our People
    Learn more about the people behind Windana
  • Client Stories
    Read some success stories from our clients