Mission Australia’s Triple Care Farm is a residential alcohol and other drugs (AOD) program. Triple Care Farm is located on 110 acres in the NSW Southern Highlands and accepts referrals from young people Australia wide.
Specialising in treating clients with co-morbid substance dependence and mental illness, the 18 bed program works with young people aged between 16 and 24 years. The treatment model is a 12 week holistic psychosocial rehabilitation program based on harm minimisation and health promotion. This 12 week program is followed up with 6 months community aftercare.
Triple Care Farm is an accredited health and community service provider through the Australian Council on Health Care Standards, Equip 5.
The program includes participation in the following integrated elements:
Therapeutic program: Providing a dialectical behaviour group therapy program modified for young people with substance dependence and an individual counselling program. For more information about the group therapy program check out the website.
Education and training: Provision of accredited literacy and numeracy program through the Certificate II in Work Skills and Vocational Pathways, accredited forklift licences and Barista course. Development of farming and landscape skills, including learning to drive the on-site tractor.
Creative arts program: Including music performance and recording, painting and sculpture.
Individual case management: That supports young people from the point of making a referral to the program, through the 12 week rehabilitation and the 6 month community aftercare program.
Weekend sport and recreation program: Building health and fitness through activities including canoeing, hiking, mountain bike riding and surfing.
Residential living skills: Building living skills including personal care, budgeting, cooking and household maintenance. The residential program also supports young people to build fitness through accessing the onsite gym.
Phone: 02 4885 1265