CALD Intensive Support Program

About this service

The CALD Intensive Support (CIS) Program offers a culturally specific intensive Drug and Alcohol service to CALD Communities and intensive case management service for young people aged 12 to 27 in the City of Greater Dandenong. We offer support, assessment and treatment to young people with drug and/or alcohol issues and aim to promote harm minimisation within diverse communities and families in this catchment.

    • Service name

      CALD Intensive Support Program

    • Service address

      ELMHS - Community Service Building, 145-151 Cleeland Street, DANDENONG, Vic., 3175.
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    • Phone

      9767 8274

    • Urgency levels


    • Service area

      City of Greater Dandenong

    • Eligibility criteria

      Primarily clients will have a drug and/or alcohol problem, or at risk of relapsing to be eligible. Other eligibility criteria are:
      - Clients must reside or have close links within the City of Greater Dandenong
      - Clients must identify with a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse background
      - Clients will be aged between 12 and 27 years
      We partner with Agencies within the City of Greater Dandenong to support their clients and build capacity within CALD communities.

    • Interpreters

      Yes but requires booking in advance

    • Service type


    • Costs

      - FREE

    • Disability access Yes
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    • Participation length

      - We support clients long term through continued case management as we understand the nature of addictions and the possibility of relapse.

    • Specific exclusions

      If clients do not meet the above eligibility criteria, we are not funded to take them on, but can refer them to an agency which can assist them.

    • Who can refer

      - Any agency, community or family member can refer. Clients can self-refer, or refer their friends. Please email for a referral form.