Measuring and reporting on client impact

Windana and our landmark Client Impact Measurement strategy was profiled at the recent Australia and New Zealand Addiction Conference held in Queensland in early June. Using a bespoke Theory of Change model, Windana and Navigating Outcomes worked extensively with staff and clients to...

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The increasing demand for pharmacotherapy

One particular element of Windana TC residential rehabilitation treatment is the slow stream pharmacotherapy program. This specialist and increasingly vital service delivers support to those clients managing a planned reduction in their medication. The program is overseen by a...

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Our staff profile: Lena Kashaeva

Changing attitudes and perceptions toward clients living with the effects of substance misuse The idyllic Mornington Peninsula is for some the ultimate get away, the weekender or even the long-held dream location to live. It is also the region of Victoria that is home to a growing number...

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Windana welcomes Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee report

The Victorian Government Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee issued their report on 27 March 2018. Please take a moment to read the Windana statement that welcomes the findings and...

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Annual Report 2017

Windana is pleased to launch their Annual Report for 2017. The theme of this report is client impact. It brings together the reflections of our dedicated staff and volunteers delivering our evidence-based programs that we know are creating positive life change for every client who...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Major works for Windana adult residential withdrawal unit

Windana’s adult residential withdrawal unit in St Kilda will undergo major works thanks to a co-investement funding boost from the Victorian Government. Whilst the facility is temporarily closed, clients seeking treatment will be referred to other treatment providers Windana’s adult...

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