Youth Family and Community Connections (YFCC)

Regional Alcohol & Drug Service (RADS) – North West and West Coast - Burnie

The Regional Alcohol & Drug Service (RADS) provides alcohol and other drug treatment and support for individuals and family members/significant others in the NW and West Coast communities.

Services are also provided through outreach - either a neutral site, at the client’s home or via digital technology to clients who cannot access on-site services.

The Service also provides individual, group and community information, education and health promotion programs and works to increase the capacity of other services to improve outcomes for clients.

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

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

129 Wilson Street Burnie, TAS 7320

03 6423 6635

Focus Domains


Being healthy