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Orana Juvenile Justice Centre is located in Dubbo, has a capacity of 30young people, and was opened in December 1999. The centre accommodates males, mainly from the Central and Far West areas of NSW, who are on control orders or remanded in custody. The centre offers a range of health, educational and spiritual services to the young people, including individual case management, specialised counselling, and training in job and living skills.
Westview StreetDubbo NSW 2830PO Box 1047Dubbo NSW 2830Phone: (02) 02 6881 0800Facsimile: (02) 6881 0810
The Department of Education and Communities operates a school at the centre, so that young offenders can continue their studies while at the centre and learn skills to help them re-enter education, training or the workforce when they leave custody.
Justice Health provides registered nurses for general healthcare, arranges visits from local GeneralPractitioners to provide medical assessments and treatment, and consultant psychiatrists forprofessional assessment and treatment of young people as required. The centre employs one Alcohol and Other Drug Counsellor to assist young offenders in dealing with their drug and alcohol problems,and one Psychologists who provide assessment, counselling and group work.
The centre has one full time Chaplain, who provides religious and spiritual support to young people incustody. The centre can also arrange for young people from non-Christian faiths, including Islam and Buddhism, to receive religious support and counselling.