We offer Police Court Diversion services in the Townsville region.
It is offered by Police and Courts as an alternative to a charge for people who have been arrested for drug-related offences and who have no other criminal history.
WHAT DOES IT INVOLVE?
We provide an assessment and education session as well as referrals to other services including counselling, support or residential treatment.
DO I NEED A REFERRAL?
Yes, all referrals are made by the arresting police officer or the court officer.
IS THERE A COST?
No, it is a free program funded through the State Government.
WANT TO KNOW MORE?
To find out more about the program, call us on 1300 727 957 or email your query to [email protected]
WHERE IS IT LOCATED?
Our program is delivered in Townsville.
Police Court Diversion is also delivered by other service agencies in other Queensland locations.
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