The Social Investment Working Group, chaired by Dr Glenda Kickett and Daniel Morrison, aims to reduce the enormous number of Aboriginal youth and adults who have been put in prison, or otherwise involved in the Criminal Justice system in our state, as well as advocate for investment in safer communities, healthy families, and smarter justice.

Social Investment WA is holding an Elders roundtable conversation tomorrow at AADS 211 Royal Street, EAST PERTH from 10am-12pm. Please come and join in on the conversation.
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The Social Investment Working Group, chaired by Dr Glenda Kickett and Daniel Morrison, aims to reduce the enormous number of Aboriginal youth and adults who have been put in prison, or otherwise involved in the Criminal Justice system in our state, as well as advocate for investment in safer communities, healthy families, and smarter justice.

Social Investment WA is holding an Elders roundtable conversation tomorrow at AADS 211 Royal Street, EAST PERTH from 10am-12pm. Please come and join in on the conversation.

The Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service (AADS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation which provides culturally secure, confidential and free of charge alcohol and drug services to Aboriginal people in the Perth metropolitan area. We also manage Wooree Miya - a short-term crisis accommodation service for women and children escaping family and domestic violence or other crisis. We are the only Aboriginal specific alcohol and drug service in the metropolitan and South West region and also the only Aboriginal owned and managed women’s refuge. We work collaboratively with a range of other agencies to ensure coordinated and integrated care is provided for Aboriginal people with alcohol and drug problems and for women and children escaping domestic violence. Wooree Miya refuge is a 24/7 days a week facility and activities are based on a case management approach to service delivery. ... See MoreSee Less

The Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service (AADS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation which provides culturally secure, confidential and free of charge alcohol and drug services to Aboriginal people in the Perth metropolitan area. We also manage Wooree Miya - a short-term crisis accommodation service for women and children escaping family and domestic violence or other crisis. We are the only Aboriginal specific alcohol and drug service in the metropolitan and South West region and also the only Aboriginal owned and managed women’s refuge. We work collaboratively with a range of other agencies to ensure coordinated and integrated care is provided for Aboriginal people with alcohol and drug problems and for women and children escaping domestic violence.  Wooree Miya refuge is a 24/7 days a week facility and activities are based on a case management approach to service delivery.

Service Delivery Model

AADS Services respond to clients’ needs by assessing holistically and providing culturally appropriate services.

AOD Support Services

AADS Alcohol and other Drug (AOD) and Outreach Support Services are a multidisciplinary team who have a strong focus on cultural security in service delivery for the community

Pathways Program

The Pathways Program is a voluntary program for people in correctional facilities to reflect on their past criminal activities and alcohol and other drug use; with the aim of developing strategies for self-improvement and change.

Employment Opportunities

The Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service (AADS) is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation which provides culturally secure, confidential and free of charge alcohol and drug services to Aboriginal people in the Perth metropolitan area.