Drug & Alcohol Recovery

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Serenity House

Serenity House is a Sobering Up and Place of Safety facility located at Sulphur Creek, North West Tasmania.

It is also a place for ‘time-out’, offering communal living under the support and supervision of trained staff. Counselling is available, along with referral to other agencies and follow-up when requested.

Time-out is available for people from any part of the state where substance misuse is the primary presenting need for support.

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Serenity House


The Missiondale Therapeutic Community is a 24-bed residential facility located on a 35-acre peaceful rural property in Evandale, Tasmania.

The program is made up of four different stages, taking from 2-8 months to complete. Residents of all stages live together in shared accommodation (lounges, kitchens, bathrooms – but you will have your own bedroom) to support each other through the program.

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Places of Safety

The City Mission's Places of Safety exist to provide support to people over the age of 18 found in public places by Police who are behaving in a manner likely to cause injury to themselves or another person or are incapable of protecting themselves from physical harm

Admission to a Place of Safety can only be obtained by Police referral.

The City Mission's Places of Safety facilities are located at:

Orana House

156 George Town Road, Newnham

Phone: 6326 6133

Serenity House

354 Preservation Drive, Sulphur Creek

Phone: 6435 4654

Client Story

Pete's Story

City Mission’s Serenity House offered me love and support while I detoxed from alcohol and drugs as well as providing me with basic counselling and options for me to further my recovery from addiction.

I chose to enter Missiondale’s Recovery Program where I have been able to start looking at all the core areas that underpinned my addiction. With help and guidance from God and the caring staff at Missiondale, my ambition to lead a happy and addiction-free life is becoming a reality.

Having time to reflect and having no distractions was most helpful [at Serenity House]. The staff are terrific.

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