MYAF is a federally-funded AOD initiative supporting the Islamic population of north-west metropolitan Melbourne to access drug treatment services. MYAF is funded through the North West Metropolitan Primary Health Network (NWMPHN), and comprises a partnership of Alcohol and Drug providers - Odyssey House Victoria (OHV), The Salvation Army, Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC), MyCentre Mosque and Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS).

MYAF Provide cultural/ religious sensitive appropriate treatment service to Muslim clients experiencing Alcohol and drug related issues.

  • Providing a safe space for Muslim youth, adults and families affected by AOD related issues
  • Become a reference for AOD mainstream services working with Muslim clients experiencing AOD issues.
  • Become a source for mainstream AOD treatment services to refer their Muslim clients who benefit from therapeutic holistic counselling.
  • Provide holistically approach counselling (physical health, spirituality health, family health. And mental health of the client).
  • Provide outreach to Muslim youth, Adults, and families for those who cannot access our space due to other factors
  • MYAF AOD clinicians work in partnership with Mycentre, ICV and board of Imams and attend CALD trainings to further develop skills to provide cultural/religious treatment objectives.
  • MYAF AOD clinicians work in partnership with Mycentre, ICV and board of Imams and attend CALD trainings to further develop skills to provide cultural/religious treatment objectives.