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Medically supervised injecting centre – a win for the community

Windana welcomes the announcement of a Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in North Richmond. Melbourne, Victoria, November 1, 2017 – The Victorian government announced on 31 October that a Medically Supervised Injecting Centre would be implemented under a two-year trial. Melbourne will host the second Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) in the southern hemisphere following ongoing and regular...
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Windana Withdrawal Unit renovation update

The major renovation works at the Windana adult residential withdrawal unit are progressing and we are working toward re-opening on Monday 13 November 2017. Our referral waitlist will start again on Thursday 2 November via the central intake and referral process. 

The building and restoration work required to restore our St Kilda property...

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Windana set to expand and innovate residential rehabiliation services

Windana has received Victorian Government funding to expand and innovate our residential rehabilitation service at Maryknoll. The Windana Therapeutic Community model will now accommodate 78 service users and introduce the Welcome House intake and orientation element to prepare clients for their experience. [gview file="http://windana.org.au/wp-content/uploads/WINDANA_increased-resi-rehab-capacity_30-OCT-2017.pdf"]  ...
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Expansion into Regional Victoria

Recognition of the Windana experience in helping people toward recovery from drug and alcohol (addiction/misuse)

Windana has been appointed to operate a new 20-bed residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in regional Victoria. The decision by the Victorian Government to invest in the Grampians region is in direct response...
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