Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drug Services (ATODS) - Mental Health Service Group - Qld Health

Street Address: North Ward Health Campus, 35 Gregory St, North Ward 4810
Postal Address: PO Box 5224, TOWNSVILLE 4810
Phone: 4433 8030
Fax: 4433 9641

Provides information, clinical assessment, counselling, treatment and referral for individuals, groups and families with a range of alcohol and other drug related problems. The service provides a range of services including health promotion and workforce development. 

Clinical services include:

  • Clinical assessment and psychological interventions
  • Programs for the management of addiction
  • Provision of planned withdrawal from substances under medical supervision
  • Drug and alcohol treatment services for those who have judicial offences
  • Youth case coordination linking with other youth agencies.
  • Consultation and liaison services at The Townsville Hospital
  • Primary and secondary needle and syringe program

See also:

Disability Access: Yes
Disability Toilet: Yes
Auspicing Body: Queensland Health
Funding: State
Governance: Government & District Health Service
Required Referral: self or agency - referral form on website
Fees Service: Fees payable for some services - education & training (same), some services are provided with Medicare Bulk Billing processes

Homeless Health Outreach Team - Mental Health Service Group

Street Address: Cambridge Street Facility, 59 Cambridge St , Vincent 4814
Postal Address: IMB 94 PO Box 670, TOWNSVILLE 4810
Phone: 4433 9480
Fax: 4433 8101

Provides comprehensive assessment, care coordination and clinical intervention for homeless persons in the community who are experiencing mental illness. The service aims to minimise the health problems of people experiencing homelessness and contribute to the prevention and reduction of homelessness in Queensland through cross-sectoral collaboration, to facilitate access to the most appropriate supports. 

See also:

Disability Access: No
Disability Toilet: No
Funding: State Government
Governance: State Government

Ozcare Drug & Alcohol Residential Recovery Service - Townsville

Street Address: 82 Hammond Way, Kelso 4817
Postal Address: PO Box 1626, THURINGOWA CENTRAL BC 4817
Phone: 1800 692 273
Fax: 4789 3284
Office Hours: 8am - 4.30pm Mon - Fri


  • A sixteen bed rehabilitation centre for drug and/or alcohol dependency, followed by residential rehabilitation program focusing on relapse prevention - for men and women
  • Living skills 
  • Ozcare offers a Holistic and Therapeutic approach
  • Family support
  • Relapse prevention life skills support

See other Ozare services in Townsville including

  • Ozcare Community Care
  • Ozcare Villa Vincent Aged Care Facility
  • Ozcare Maria House - Accommodation for homeless women and children
  • Ozcare Townsville Homeless Men's Hostel
  • Ozcare Townsville Day Respite Centre
  • Ozcare Dementia Advisory and Support Service
  • Ozcare Mental Health Programme
  • Ozare Residents Support Programme
Disability Access: Yes
Disability Toilet: Yes
Primary Contact Phone: 1800 692 273
Primary Contact Email:
Catchment Area: Townsville / Thuringowa
Governance: management board

Stagpole Street Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Unit

Street Address: 7 - 9 Stagpole St, West End 4810
Postal Address: PO Box 5598, TOWNSVILLE 4810
Phone: 4722 7130
Fax: 4771 5624
Office Hours: 8am - 4.30pm Mon - Fri


  • In-patient rehabilitation for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who suffer from drug and/or alcohol problems and who want to recover from their addiction
  • Residential centre (twenty six beds), detox unit (four beds)

Disability Access: Yes
Disability Toilet: Yes
Primary Contact: Ms Erin Cunningham
Primary Contact Position: Service Manager
Primary Contact Phone: 4722 7130
Primary Contact Email:
Secondary Contact: Ms Miranda Heslin
Secondary Contact Position: Senior Administrator
Secondary Contact Phone: 4722 7130
Secondary Contact Email:
Funding: AHL, DOHA & Qld Gov
Governance: Board of Management
Required Referral: nil
Eligibility: alcohol and/or drug dependency