What should I bring?2017-06-02T10:03:40+00:00

You only need to bring clothes, toiletries and money for a phone card.

Can I make phone calls?2017-06-02T10:03:17+00:00

Telephone calls can be made on the eighth (8th) day from your admission.

Can I use my mobile phone whilst in the program?2017-06-02T10:02:52+00:00

No, mobile phones will be required to be surrendered on the day of admission and returned on the day of graduation.

Do I need to provide my criminal history?2017-06-02T10:02:29+00:00

Yes, if you have a criminal history (or prior jail sentence) you will need to provide a criminal history prior to admission. If you do not have one you will need to apply for it online and follow the instructions. You can lodge an application for a criminal check at the following:


Can I have visitors?2017-06-02T10:01:35+00:00

If admitted on a Tuesday you are permitted to have visitors commencing the weekend of you admission. When admission is a Thursday visitation commences the following weekend.

When can I have visitors?2017-06-02T10:01:10+00:00

Saturday and Sunday between 4.00pm and 5.30pm has been allocated for visitors.

Is there any support for the Families?2017-06-02T10:00:50+00:00

Yes, Foundation House provided a Family Support Group held at Foundation House on a Monday Evening 7.30pm-9.30pm.

Does my family need to book for the Family Support Group?2017-06-02T10:00:25+00:00

Bookings are not essential for family support group.

What time do I need to arrive?2017-06-02T10:00:03+00:00

10.00am Tuesday and Thursday are the admission times.

Do I still check in after the assessment?2017-06-02T09:59:41+00:00

Yes! Every Monday and Thursday between 9.00am and 12.00 noon.

Are there gym facilities at Foundation House?2017-06-02T09:59:16+00:00

No, although you will go on a walk each morning weather permitting.

How do I pay the rent and urine analysis fee?2017-06-02T09:58:56+00:00

Foundation House banking details have been provided in this document and Master cards and Visa cards are accepted.

What happens if I can’t pay the urine analysis fee?2017-06-02T09:58:32+00:00

After the assessment you will be notified by the staff member to deposit $35.00 urine analysis fee and once the has been received an admission date will be provided.


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Family Support Group

Every Monday 7:30–9:30pm

Relapse Prevention Group

Every Wednesday 6:30–7:30pm

Women-Only Relapse Prevention Group

Every second Wednesday 6:30–7:30pm

Problem Gambling Group

Every Thursday 7:30–9:30pm

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