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BushMob

 

Description

BushMob began in 1999 after young people from Alice Springs, Northern Territory, town camps voiced their desire to have part-ownership of a program that would provide a safe and supportive environment where they could go bush away from substance use, violence, unsafe living conditions, and disempowerment. The pilot program began with one staff member but has grown into an incorporated body running programs with eight staff members, volunteers and peer mentors.

BushMob make journeys to remote communities in Central Australia to work with young people and their families. BushMob also provide a residential program for young people aged 12 to 24 years, wanting to get their lives back on track without alcohol, drugs or sniffing. The program is based in Alice Springs and its residential service provides:

Abstract adapted from BushMob

Contacts

BushMob
4 Schwarz Crescent
PO Box 1911
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8953 3798
Fax: (08) 8953 3794
Email: house@bushmob.com.au

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Last updated: 22 February 2017
 
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