News

Doctor in the House

Foundation House is pleased to advise that board members at the March executive committee approved the establishment of a Doctor Clinic on the premises, initially to operate one day per week and gradually expand the service provided as demand dictates. This service will be in addition to those services currently provided to residential clients and [...]

read more

Second Transporter Vehicle Donation

Foundation House is extremely grateful to receive gratis from the Electrical Trade Union (ETU) a 7- seater VW Maxivan bus. The generosity shown by this organisation through their State Secretary, Steve Butler (also a board member of The Foundation), is certainly appreciated and will be put to very good use. The Foundation was restricted to [...]

read more

ACHS accreditation

Foundation House is once again currently undertaking the necessary steps to renew the Australian Council on Health Care Standards (ACHS) accreditation for 2013. Under the membership contract, organisations agree that ACHS will publicly release information on the accreditation status of the health care organisation. Foundation House prides itself on ensuring that the organisation is meeting, [...]

read more

Women’s Only Relapse Prevention Group Kicks off

With the re-intake of Women into the Foundation House 28 day program, Foundation House will be running the Women’s Only Relapse Prevention Group starting on Wednesday 3oth January . Female Ex-Residents are encouraged to attend the group which will focus on issues of recovery. The group will follow the Relapse Prevention BBQ kicking off at 6.30pm. The Women’s Relapse Prevention Group will [...]

read more

Women Return to Foundation House

Foundation House is pleased to announce that as of 15/01/2013, they will be accepting women for the residential program in a move that will see them return to Foundation House for the first time since January 2012. Women interested in undertaking the residential program should call (02) 9810 3117 for more information.

read more

Darling donation

Workers and management at Lend Lease’s Darling Walk project recently made a terrific effort to support the Construction Industry’s Drug and Alcohol Foundation. In late July, the new Drug & Gambling Co-ordinator, Tony Papa, and Education Officer, Tom Simpson, were presented with a cheque for the Foundation for $10,800 raised by site employees. “This donation [...]

read more

Changing of the guard

When asked why he took on the job of Construction Industry Drug and Alcohol Foundation co-ordinator, Tony Papa’s answer comes easily: “I like helping people.” The Program’s new co-ordinator, who has recently taken over from Trevor Sharp, has a long history of involvement with the trade union movement. About eight years ago, Papa became the [...]

read more

About Foundation House

The Construction Industry Drug & Alcohol Foundation Foundation House is an alcohol, drug and gambling treatment centre run by the Construction Industry Drug and Alcohol Foundation (the Foundation). The Foundation was established in 1994 to address the lack of availability of effective alcohol, drug and gambling treatment options, limited places in existing facilities, and unrealistic [...]

read more