The Salvation Army

The Bridge – North West

The Bridge program provides treatment, counselling and support for people who are experiencing the impact of their own, or another person’s substance misuse.  The program includes residential programs, day programs,  family support programs and groups and out-patient supports.  The program is free except for the residential program (participants pay board and lodging for food and accommodation).  The service is available statewide. In the north west the program operates from Idahai Street Ulverstone.  The centre is staffed 24/7 however program staff are available from 7.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Family supports
Mental health

How the service is delivered

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

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children
Accompanied Children
Parents and Carers

Age eligibility for children

18 - 24

Cost of service

Mixture of free and fee-paying

Fees can be waived if client is unable to pay
Fees charged according to client capacity to pay

Is a referral required?

No referral required

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service
Transportation can be provided

Regions covered

North West

Contact Details

Adahai Street, Ulverstone 7315

(03) 6425 7453

Focus Domains



Being loved and safe

Being healthy