Category Archives: News

Pride at Odyssey House Victoria

Recently, a number of Odyssey House Victoria’s staff, including our Executive Manager, Community Programs and Odyssey Institute, Neos Zavrou, attended the Human Rights Conference that was part of Sydney World Pride 2023.  These are Neos’ reflections on the two events. “One may wonder why an Alcohol and Drug Treatment organisation is sending staff to such […]

Circuit Breaker Rebuild

Artist concept of the final build at Molyullah.

Circuit Breaker is our six-week live-in rehabilitation program based in Molyullah, near Benalla. The current site buildings are charming but no longer meet our needs. We have raised money to expand the current facilities which will increase the number of beds we can offer, and also increase the length of time people can stay for. […]

Centrelink Liaison

Illustration of hands holding a ladder

As part of a new federal government initiative, our Centrelink Liaison person, Rebecca, attends our Therapeutic Community in Lower Plenty once a week to assist residents to overcome any Centrelink issues they are experiencing. During her time with us, Rebecca has helped Services Australia to recognise that the time clients spend in a residential program, […]

Kids In Focus Outings

Odyssey staff member, Marcus, volunteering to play Santa for the day.

Each year we provide hundreds of hampers to families and children at Christmas time. Over the festive season, we also organise a number of outings to provide fun for the kids, some special family memories, and a chance for those in recovery to connect with one other. The Kids in Focus (KIF) team had its […]

We are recruiting

Odyssey House Victoria is a place of hope and positive change for individuals working towards breaking their pattern of addiction. At Odyssey we believe that every person should have the opportunity to change and grow. Our diverse teams work with individuals, families and communities to reduce drug use, improve mental health and reconnect people to […]

The Zone

The Zone is a joint youth AOD program developed and delivered by Youth Support & Advocacy Services (YSAS), Odyssey House Victoria and Drummond Street Services. The program prioritises marginalised young people and their families from LGBTIQ+, African and Pasifika communities who are less likely to seek treatment and support from mainstream AOD services. The Zone […]