Points of Interest in Lower Manhattan

Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ Corporation for Alcohol and Drug Dependence Services (QAIAS)


27 Llewellyn Street, New Farm, Queensland, Australia

Intake number

07 3358 5111

Intake email


Intake opening hours

Open 24 hours, 7 days a week

Temporary service changes due to COVID-19

Please contact the centre directly for any COVID19 related updates.


The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ Corporation for Alcohol & Drug Dependence Service (also known as the Jessie Budby Healing Centre) offers alcohol and drug education, rehabilitation and counselling. The centre is primarily for Aboriginal clients but will accept others. Clients must be drug free except for medical use.

The centre is located in New Farm, Queensland, and provides a secure place to stay with an environment that is culturally appropriate and supportive of efforts at rehabilitation.


  • Residential-rehabilitation program
  • Out-patient program
  • Assertive-outreach program

Intake, assessment and referral

Open referral, anyone can make an apointment. The initial assessment will be conducted in person.

Additional information

Please telephone the centre initially for service availability and eligibility, referral for detoxification (if necessary) and screening.

Hospital and Health Service Region

Metro North

Primary Health Network region

Brisbane North

Age range

16+ years

Treatment type

Psychosocial intervention (e.g. counselling), Residential treatment (e.g. rehabilitation)

Medication exclusions

Opioids, Schedule 8 drugs (e.g. Dexamphetamine, anti-psychotic medications)

Smoking permitted

No, Nicotine replacement therapy offered

Phones permitted

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Close to public transport


Family / children access



Yes for intake