Youth Family and Community Connections (YFCC)

Community Alcohol and Drug Support Service (CADSS) - Wynyard

The Youth Alcohol & Drug Service (YADS) provides a broad range of alcohol and other drug treatment and support services, health promotion and early intervention initiatives aimed primarily at young people aged 12- 24 years, their families and significant others throughout the North West and West Coast of Tasmania.

Services  include:

  • Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative (IDDI) and Tasmanian Early Intervention and Prevention (TEIP) Brief Intervention and Counselling
  • School Drug Education and Health Promotion Programs
  • Community and Other Services Education and Health Promotion Programs
  • Outreach - either a neutral site, 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

0 - 24

To access the service, clients

Must live in Burnie City; Circular Head; 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 Goldie Street Wynyard, TAS 7325

03 6423 6635

Focus Domains


Having material basics