Williams House is a community residential drug and alcohol withdrawal unit. We provide a seven to fourteen day program for young people aged between 12 and 21 years of age wishing to withdraw from alcohol or other drugs.
At Williams House we believe in a holistic approach to health and well being. Alcohol and other drug use is only one aspect of a young person's life, and we aim to treat and support you as an individual, with individual needs.
Williams House is a four bedroom house with a "home like" environment staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We offer intensive support and a safe place to assist you in the withdrawal process.
How do I access Williams House?
If you wish to give up or have time away from your use of drugs or alcohol you can stay at Williams House and receive a high level of support during your stay.
To access Williams House you need to:
If you live in the rural Victoria or Tasmania then you should contact a local drug and alcohol service and ask for a referral. Then:
Whilst at Williams House you will be provided with:
Before coming to Williams House:
It is usual to wait for about a week before you are offered a bed. It would be helpful if you use this time to organise the following:
You must bring your Medicare and pension or Health Care card as they will be needed to purchase any medication prescribed for your withdrawal. You should not bring more than $30 with you. It is advisable to bring your own toiletries and enough clothes for a week.
To book an assessment or enquire about Uniting's services, please contact our Intake Team on 1800 700 514.