Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Odyssey House NSW

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Purposes of charity
  • The relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged
  • The advancement of education
  • Other: Drug and Alcohol residential program
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
Other health service delivery
General activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Grant-making activities
  • Hospital services and rehabilitation activities
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Other health service delivery
  • Other
    • Drug and alcohol rehabilitation
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
To save and improve thelives of people dependenton alcohol and other drugs.By providing professional support in a safe environment andusing the therapeutic community model, our goals are to: Support our clients to overcome their dependencies Empower our clients to address the causes of theirdependence Assist our clients to develop a capacity for self-help Enable our clients to live within and contribute to thecommunity.Odyssey House is dedicated to giving people somethingaddictions never can: a future.Our goals are aligned to the Odyssey House Strategic Plan2012-14, which identifies nine priorities the board and staffhave committed to delivering:1. Improve and consolidate the mix of programs andservices2. Strengthen our linkages and collaborations with keystakeholders3. Embed quality into our internal operations4. Secure an ongoing funding base5. Enhance our research and evidence base6. Pursue the establishment of a general practice andmedical network model7. Implement new marketing initiatives8. Implement a capital improvement program9. Implement an electronic client database
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • People with disabilities
  • Unemployed persons
  • Women

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 58
  • Part time employees: 22
  • Volunteers: 10
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
New South Wales

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to
New South Wales

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

Note: Basic Religious Charities are not required to provide financial information and non-government schools that participate in our reporting arrangement with the Department of Education will have their most recent financial information published at a later date.

2013 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.