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We celebrate diversity and warmly welcome all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from all cultures and countries to our place of healing.

Lithgow Services is part of Dianella Cottage, a harm minimisation program which provides non-judgemental support for people with co-occurring drug, alcohol, and mental health issues including P.T.S.D.

We welcome people at all stages of addressing their substance use which includes people on opiate treatment programs, as well as people impacted by the criminal justice, child protection and mental health systems.


Drug and Alcohol Program – Lithgow

  • Group Programs – call 1300 727 957 for a current timetable
  • Community SMART Recovery – see further explanation of this free weekly group program here.
  • Work and Development Orders – an effective way to repay State Debt Recovery.


Want more information?

For inquiries about the program, give us a call on 1300 727 957.



Do I need to stop taking drugs or drinking alcohol to come to this program?

We are a harm minimisation program which means we work with people to reduce the impact of using drugs and alcohol. If you decide to attend a group, you need to commit to actively participating and to not being intoxicated when you attend.

Is there a cost?

Donations are greatly appreciated to help cover costs for resources and materials for group programs.

Can I complete my Work and Development Order through this program?

Yes, Dianella Cottage, as a program of Lives Lived Well, is an approved sponsor organisation for Work and Development Orders as outlined by the NSW State Debt Recovery Office.

Can I access the Katoomba Dianella Cottage Services?

Yes. We offer a wide range of drug and alcohol treatment programs at our Katoomba premises. Contact the cottage on 02 4782 9265 for information and a program, or to speak to one of our staff members.

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Lives Lived Well acknowledges the peoples of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia, respecting their continuing connection to land, culture and community. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future. 

Lives Lived Well celebrates diversity and is committed to providing inclusive services. Everyone has the right to live well, with dignity and respect. We offer support to all people without judgment or discrimination.