The Buttery, Inc.

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: P.O Box 42 Bangalow 2480 NSW Australia.
Country: Australia
Region: Oceania
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  • Rehabilitation
  • Drug Treatment
Short description:
The Buttery is committed to assist people to find their way out of active addiction by discovery of their own self worth, strengths & place in society."
The Buttery Inc consists of 3 distinct services: a residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre operating as a therapeutic community; an outpatient/outreach drug counselling and education service; and an outreach/outpatient gambling counselling and education service.

The Buttery's status as an independent, community based charitable organisation is founded on the following points:

It has a membership base that is open to all individuals and incorporated organisations who subscribe to its aims and principles and its constitution;
It is governed by a Board of Directors that is comprised of volunteers from the local community, the majority of whom are elected by the members of The Buttery;
It is funded primarily by or through Government Agencies and Programs, but accountability arrangements to funders and donors can not override or contradict the aims, principles and rules spelt out in its constitution. These aims, principles and rules can only be amended by the members;
It is a non-profit organisation and, wherever possible, seeks to provide services free of charge or at cost. Any profit or income, including grants, subsidies and donations, is to be applied to the aims set out in the constitution. No money is distributed to any member
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