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 […]

Vale Peter Down

The Gippsland community and Odyssey House Victoria lost a dear friend, visionary, and beloved community leader with the passing of Peter Down in May this year. Peter with wife Margaret (pictured), was a driving force behind the establishment of the Odyssey House Victoria Hope residential rehabilitation centre in East Gippsland. Theirs is a remarkable story […]

Growing demand for financial counselling service 

Ninety-five percent of people seeking help from Odyssey House Victoria each year experience financial issues. These are often highly complex, linked directly or indirectly to their substance use and/or co-occurring mental health issues.  Odyssey House delivers one of only a handful of specialist AOD financial counselling services in Victoria, recognising that our clients’ ability to […]