About the program
The program is a recovery focused support service for people with a mental illness released to the community from an adult correctional facility. Engagement with the client commences in the correctional facility prior to release and support can continue for up to 12 months post release. Support provided includes emotional and practical support.
To be eligible for this service, you need to be:
(aged 18 years and over)
Referred by the Prison Mental Health Service
This service is accessed through Mental Health service referral while in a correctional facility.
How we support you
During your support we will assist you with:
On the day release
with transport and support settling back into the community
to find and maintain a place to live
mental health appointments
you with health and welfare services and local community supports
financial support, educational and vocational opportunities and other services
visioning your future and working towards your goals
assistance to access the NDIS where eligible
Available in these regions
SOUTH-EAST QUEENSLAND AND WIDE BAY
Contact your nearest office for more information on this service.