Corrective Service NSW (CSNSW)
Initial Transitional Services (ITS)
arbias Initial Transition Support (ITS) services in partnership the Australian Community Service Organisation (ACSO) to people who have high complex needs post release from prison and state-wide across NSW.
The service is funded by Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) and whilst arbias is the lead agency the services will be implemented and delivered in true partnership by supporting each other through training and secondary consultancy in the respective areas of expertise, arbias Acquired Brain Injury, Intellectual Disability and Alcohol and other Drug issues and ACSO Mental Health and Alcohol and other Drug issues and Intellectual Disability.
The service will be delivered across 17 sites statewide:
o Bathurst Campbelltown
o Kempsey Dubbo
o Lismore Wollongong
o Mt Druitt Wagga Wagga
arbias successfully tendered to expand this service which now includes:
- Lake Macquarie
The direct support is provided by a Case Worker at each site in collaboration with a Corrective Service (NSW) Case Manager. Case Workers are supported by the arbias Client Services Manager NSW- Faisal Arain