Carinya Transitional Living Program (Halfway House)

Service Description

Carinya is a medium to long term transition (3 to 12 month) program which aims to provide a safe, substance free and supportive environment where clients can continue to work on their recovery as well as preparing themselves to re-enter their community as positive members of that community.Carinya provides an opportunity to transition from a fully structured rehabilitation program to a semi-structured program that allows residents to create and develop positive associations whilst taking responsibility for the choices they make.Individualised treatment planning is critical, the program is designed for those who are currently in a residential rehabilitation program and would like further assistance after completing treatment.Clients must be willing to engage fully in Clients must be willing to engage fully in the program and be motivated to continue their recovery. Staff will support clients to develop the strength and courage they need in order to transition into their community.

Alternate Names: Lives Lived Well

Hours of Operation

8am-3pm Monday-Friday


Referral System

Self-referral or other services

Service Fees

Yes, ask on contact.

Disability Access


Organisational Information

Area Served

Sydney LHD; Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD

Parent Organisation

Lives Lived Well-Watershed Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation and Education Services

Postal Address

PO Box 25




Other Information

Other Contacts

Referrals are also accepted via website and contact centre- 1300 727 957

Last Updated: 14 November 2023