Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services Inc

The Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services Inc. (CAAPS) is the largest not-for-profit family-focused residential alcohol and other drug rehabilitation centre in Northern Australia. In addition to rehabilitation and withdrawal, we are also a Registered Training Organisation delivering nationally accredited courses in community services.

Services

Our clients and students come from communities across Australia, and our remote training and outreach staff travel across the Top End to deliver services on the ground.


Community Outreach Program

Community Outreach Program

CAAPS Outreach workers service the small camps and communities of the Darwin-Palmerston region. Early intervention is the key.

Volatile Substance Abuse Program

Volatile Substance Abuse Program

CAAPS’ Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA)16 week Residential Program program aims to assist youth between the ages of 12 to 24 years in treatment for volatile substance use and education towards healthy lifestyles.

Dolly Garinyi Hostel

Dolly Garinyi Hostel

The Dolly Garinyi Hostel was opened in 1997, providing supported accommodation in purpose-built client accommodation units. These units are able to accommodate up to 30 clients in a semi-bush setting for people participating in CAAPS programs.

Healthy Families

Healthy Families

CAAPS’ Healthy Families Program has developed over almost 30 years and is about people and their families coming together to deal with their substance use issues in a safe and supportive place.