First Step Program Bus Tour

BusRegistrations are now open for the First Step Program Bus Tour, Thursday 5th July 2018 from 10.00am till 2.00pm.

First Step Program intend to continually improve the way they relate to other services and increase staff knowledge around the issues of Drugs and Alcohol, trusting that this opportunity will address gaps in networking and referrals between services.

The bus tour gives participants an on the ground view of the current situation around drug use and Blood Borne Infection(BBI) transmissions.

It provides an opportunity to dispel myths and “get the real story” on such a hidden, sensitive, and not often talked about area.

Itinerary:

09.45am          Meeting at First Step Program, Port Kembla Hospital, Fairfax Road, Warrawong.

10.00am          Depart for Hill 60, Port Kembla

10.45am          The Wollongong Hospital Automatic Dispensing Machine

11.15am          Rawson Street Centre, Wollongong site visit

11.45am          Warilla Community Health Centre

12.15pm          Darcy House, Port Kembla site visit

12.45pm          Darcy House for lunch

Cost is $15.00 which goes to Darcy House for providing lunch.

Click here to register or Google ‘Sticky Tickets First Step Program Bus Tour July’. Places are limited.

 

What other people are saying about the tour:

‘I wouldn’t change anything about the tour except make it longer!’ ‘The entire concept is great’  ‘An amazing way to challenge your personal views and opinions’ ‘Whens the next one?

 

First Step Program is a free and confidential blood borne virus prevention service In the Illawarra and Shoalhaven area. The service provides clean injecting equipment, free condoms as well as support and referrals in all matters of health and welfare including detox and rehabilitation.  First Step Program provide outreach services and education on HIV,

Hepatitis A, B and C and waste management of used syringes to individuals and groups.

2 thoughts on “First Step Program Bus Tour

  1. Hello,

    Can I please go on the waiting list for this, seems it has sold out.

    Warm regards

    Elise

    Elise Ward Employment Consultant Australian Community Support Organisation Limited (ACSO) ABN: 43 037816 628 87 Railway St, Corrimal, NSW, 2518, Australia M: 0409 682 990| E: EWard@acso.org.au| W: http://www.acso.org.au In the spirit of Reconciliation, ACSO acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of this country, their connection to land, water and community. We pay our respect to them, their cultures and customs, and to Elders both past and present. CONFIDENTIAL: This email contains confidential information intended only for the person named above and may be subject to legal privilege. It is noted that legal privilege is not waived because you have read this e-mail. If you are not the intended recipient, any disclosure, copying or use of this information is prohibited. ACSO provides no guarantee that this communication is free of virus or that it has not been intercepted or interfered with. If you have received this email in error or have any other concerns regarding its transmission, please notify ACSO immediately by reply email.

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