Youth Family and Community Connections (YFCC)

Community Alcohol and Drug Support Service (CADSS) - Devonport

This Service is delivered in partnership with the Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation and is based in in the Circular Head, Waratah Wynyard and King Island municipalities.

The Service aims to improve the health, social and family functioning of individuals who may be experiencing problems associated with substance misuse, enabling them to reach their full capacity and participate positively in their community by providing specialist ATOD services including:

  • alcohol and other drug screening and brief intervention
  • alcohol and other drug counselling
  • case management and aftercare through a ‘HUB’ model which provides a framework for collaborative practice between services to successfully deliver multi service, shared care arrangements.
  • outreach services - provided at either a neutral site or at the client’s home or via digital technology to clients who cannot access on-site services.

What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs

How the service is delivered

Case Management
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Intake and Assessment
Support Services
Therapeutic Care

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children
Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

12 - 24

To access the service, clients

Must live in Burnie City; Circular Head; Devonport City; King Island; Waratah/Wynyard

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

No referral required

How do clients access the service?

Transportation can be provided
Home visits can be provided

Regions covered

North West

Contact Details

64 Stewart Street Devonport, TAS 7310

03 6423 6635

Focus Domains


Having material basics