Phoebe House Arncliffe, N.S.W Inc. is an Incorporated Association funded by NSW Health under the non-Government Organisation (NGO) Program.
Phoebe House is a registered charity which was established in 1984 in recognition that women with children, who are on an Opioid Treatment Program, require support and assistance to stabilise and maintain treatment.
Phoebe House Arncliffe, N.S.W
During its 30 year history, Phoebe House has lead the way in introducing a total life-style approach to reducing the harm associated with illicit drug use.
At Phoebe House we offer a safe haven and secure accommodation, and empower women to rebuild their lives, so as mothers, they are equipped with the parenting skills which assists them to provide the best outcome for their children.
The Phoebe House program is 6 months in-residence and is facilitated by a Group Facilitator and Parenting Co coordinator and includes, but not limited to:
Anger Management, Stress Reduction, Domestic Violence, Self Esteem, Self-advocacy, Health and Nutrition education including Hepatitis C, Yoga and physical exercise, Lifestyle skills , Budgeting and taking responsibility for arranging and keeping appointments.
The Phoebe House Parenting program includes Parenting Assessments upon admission and completion of the program, and provides education on issues such as abuse and neglect, attachment and bonding, behaviour management and child development and nutrition.
‘Children are nurtured and cared for by child care workers who provide age-specific activities’
Phoebe House clients also attend weekly counselling sessions with professional counsellors. Each client is allocated to a Case Manager, who provides tailored support and assistance throughout the program.
Child Care is provided whilst mothers attend group sessions, where the children are nurtured and cared for by child care workers who provide age-specific activities.
Maximum Number of Residents: 10 +
Age Range : 18 Years + (including children up to 5 years of age)
Approximate Payment: 80 % Of Centrelink
Length of Stay: 6 Months +
Types of Treatment: Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling/Smoking