MERIT Program Downing Centre

Service Description

A 12 week program run through the local law courts. It provides the opportunity for adult defendants with substance abuse problems to work, on a voluntary basis, towards rehabilitation as part of the bail process. MERIT teams based in NSW Health or NGOs conduct assessment for suitability to the program. Must be 18 years of age to qualify for the program.

http://www.merit.justice.nsw.gov.au

02 9332 8788

02 9332 8789

591 So Dowling St
Surry Hills, NSW, 2010

Transport Options

Train, Bus

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 5pm

Accessibility

Referral System

Via Courts, Magistrates, Self-referral; Police; Solicitor

Service Fees

No

Organisational Information

Area Served

South Eastern Sydney LHD

Parent Organisation

South East Sydney Local Health District

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

No

Last Updated: 23 April 2018

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