Sobering Up Shelter


Nggangganawili Aboriginal Health Service manages the Sobering Up Shelter in Wiluna to help ensure people found intoxicated in public have access to a safe a culturally appropriate place to sober up. The Sobering Up Shelter provides access to a shower, clean bed, and clothes laundering and breakfast facilities. Our managers also regularly monitor people using the facility to ensure their safety.

Nggangganawili Aboriginal Health Service recognises the Western Australia Alcohol and Other Drug Sector Quality Framework in its operation of the Sobering Up Shelter and provides services in a manner consistent with the ‘Strong Spirit, Strong Mind – Western Australian Aboriginal Alcohol and Other Drugs Plan 2005-2009. The centre operates between 4pm and 8am daily for at least 5 days per week.