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Mental Health & Addictions Service, Community Health, Kaupapa Māori, Social


Alcohol and Other Drug Triage/Assessment for Offenders

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Community / social support (AOD), Kaupapa Māori (AOD)


Bay of Plenty

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke

Referral Types


Referral Process

This service is for community based offenders (aged 17 years and over).

Access to these services can be only be made by and through the Department of Correction - Probations or Probation Officers.


The AoD sector are committed to providing AoD input for Community Probation and have developed a service to triage probation clients who may have AoD needs or requirements as part of their sentence. AoD clinicians will be offering triage appointments and motivational-educational group programmes at each Probation Centre.

Outcomes of service:

  • Reduce overall AoD use
  • Reduce offending and victimisation
  • Improve sentence compliance
  • Increase AoD referral options for offenders ordered to undertake AoD treatment as a condition of their sentence
  • Reduce drink driving and the harm to others
  • Reduce the road toll

Contact Details

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

28-30 Islington Street
Bay Of Plenty 3127

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Street Address

28-30 Islington Street
Bay Of Plenty 3127

Postal Address

PO Box 262

This page was last updated at 3:30PM on July 28, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Tūwharetoa ki Kawerau Health, Education and Social Services.