The Adele Program

Adele is a 9 to 12 month residential alcohol & drug rehabilitation program for men aged over 18 years, who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.

Our mission

To provide holistic support centred on wellbeing and independent living in a safe and caring environment.

Our vision

Support, recovery and independence for all those affected by addiction.

Our values

  • Honesty – To be truthful and transparent in all our actions.
  • Care – It is our responsibility to care for all with whom we come into contact.
  • Respect – We show consideration for one another by recognising each other’s differences.
  • Responsibility – We accept accountability for ourselves and the well-being of others.
Coffs Harbour Completions 41%
Werrington Completions 44%
Werrington Return to Full Time Employment 67.34%
Coffs Harbour Bed Occupancy 100%
Werrington Bed Occupancy 100%

Adele currently has two residential facilities, one based in Coffs Harbour (20 beds) and the second at Bucca (10 beds).

Adele also has access to a 95ha farm at Bucca, 20 minutes north-west of Coffs Harbour with a purpose-built training facility and development approval for a 40-bed residential facility and ancillary services.

Adele is a 3-stage alcohol and drug rehabilitation program

The duration of each stage is approximately 12 weeks; however this is determined by an individual’s progress and needs.

Stage 1

Stage 1 is the core residential rehabilitation program.

Coffs Harbour is a Stage 1 facility only. Upon completion of Stage 1 at Coffs Harbour, residents can transition to our facility in Bucca.

Coffs Harbour

Stage 2

Stage 2 is focused on getting ready for work and obtaining a job.

Bucca is a Stage 2 facility only.


Stage 3

Stage 3 is about establishing appropriate work routines in a supported environment, finding accommodation and preparing for the move back into the community.

Werrington has Stage 1, 2 and 3.