The CAFSS program is a free, confidential service that offers support, assessment, brief intervention and referral to individuals who have personal problems with alcohol or other drug (AOD) use or who are coping with someone elses use of alcohol or other drugs.
CAFSS is a mobile service, offering the option of office visits or home visitation to clients in the southern and northern suburbs of Adelaide. Clients are individuals who aim to address alcohol or illicit drug issues in their own lives or significant others of people with AOD problems. The minimum age of clients is 16 years with no upper age limit.
Services are provided by professional staff and trained volunteers. A program coordinator, project officer and support worker with backgrounds in psychology, primary health care and social work staff the program.
Volunteers are from a variety of backgrounds, some holding qualifications in relevant fields and others being members of the community with a strong desire to provide assistance to others.