Partners in Recovery

Partners in Recovery

Central Adelaide and Hills Partners in Recovery (CAH PIR)

With the replacement of Medicare Locals by new Primary Health Networks, Central Adelaide and Hills Partners in Recovery (CAH PIR) consortium endorsed Neami National as the new lead agency for the region.

Under the leadership of Central Adelaide and Hills Medicare Local, the CAH PIR consortium have delivered a very successful program and Neami National is committed to continuing to facilitate the important work in the region. The consortium continues as Mission Australia, United Care Wesley Bowden, Mind Australia, Mental Illness Fellowship SA, Life Without Barriers and United Care Wesley Port Adelaide.

The transition between lead agencies has been completed and CAH PIR is operating at full capacity with 20 Support Facilitators employed by consortium agencies. CAH PIR continues to be resourced and guided by the previous CAH PIR management team who have transitioned and are now employed by Neami National. The consortium has a priority commitment to system reform outcomes in the areas of social housing, preventative health, domestic violence and intellectual disability over the coming year. Reform outcomes will be achieved through a range of strategies such as an innovation and collaboration grants program, a task force, advocacy, new partnerships and collaboration.

If you need to contact the The CAH PIR team the details are below:

CAH PIR Referrals

1800 894 448
477-479 Regency Road, Prospect SA 5082
Tel – 08 8465 7050

Southern Adelaide, Fleurieu & Kangaroo Island (SAFKI)

As of the July 1st, Life Without Barriers was appointed as the new lead agency of the Partners in Recovery (PIR) program in the Southern Adelaide, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island (SAFKI) region, following the discontinuation of the Medicare Locals by the Australian Government. The continuing SAFKI PIR consortium members, include:

  • Junction Australia
  • Mind Australia
  • Workskil Australia
  • Drug and Alcohol Services SA (DASSA)
  • Country Health SA – Mental Health
  • Country Health SA Local Health Network (CHSALHN)
  • Southern Adelaide Local Health Network (SALHN)
  • Southern Mental Health
  • Department of State Development

The consortium members who provide direct service delivery to consumers are still Junction Australia, Life Without Barriers, Mind and Workskil.

There will be no major changes to how SAFKI-PIR operates and the primary goal through this transition is to provide certainty and continuity to service consumers, consortium members and program partners. Referrals can be sent to the below fax line or email. If you would like to know more information about the change or to discuss a referral please contact 8307 2800.

Contact details for SAFKI-PIR are:

Anthony Mazza
Program Manager
2/90 Beach Rd, Christies Beach, SA 5165
Tel: 08 8307 2800
Fax: 08 8186 0107

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