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Darwin Sobering Up Shelter

Alcohol & Other Drugs

Berrimah, 0828

The Darwin Sobering Up Shelter provides overnight accommodation to homeless and displaced people (18 and over) who are under the influence of alcohol and other drugs and are at risk of harm. NT Police and Larrakia Night Patrol bring people to the Sobering Up Shelter from the greater Darwin and Palmerston areas. Shelter staff then assist clients with referrals to services that can help them to improve their health and wellbeing. Engagement is sensitive and culturally respectful to ensure clients feel safe at all times. For withdrawal/detox enquires please phone Stringybark Top End Health Service 8944 8288

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Who we assist

Homeless and displaced people at risk of harm in the greater Darwin and Palmerston areas of the Northern Territory under the influence of alcohol and other drugs.

Eligibility criteria

Client must be 18 years or older; Must be intoxicated or under influence of other substances/drugs; Must agree to abide by rules and conditions of the shelter, and must be referred by NT Police or Night Patrol.

Referral process

Clients must be referred by NT Police or Larrakia Night Patrol. Clients can self refer

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Darwin Sobering Up Shelter location

Contact us

30 Tivendale Road Berrimah NT 0828
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Opening hours

24 hrs, 7 days per week

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Our founding purpose - 'Inspired by Jesus Christ, Mission Australia exists to meet human need and to spread the knowledge of the love of God'