Youth Family and Community Connections (YFCC)
Youth Alcohol and Drug Service (YADS) – North West and West Coast - Burnie
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 12- 24 years, their families and significant others throughout the NW and West Coast of Tasmania.
Services also 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
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Intake and Assessment
Services are available for
Parents and Carers
Age eligibility for children
12 - 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