Mental Health Services

About Us

Dhulwa provides 24-hour treatment and care for adults with complex mental health needs that are not met by existing mental health facilities in the Canberra region.

Dhulwa has 10 acute care beds and 15 rehabilitation beds.

The facility is a high-tech security complex, with 24-hour monitoring. Security features have been well integrated to provide a safe environment, without compromising therapeutic elements.

Dhulwa provides opportunities for people to develop their skills and interests, playing a vital part in their rehabilitation. These include gardening, exercise, social activities, cultural activities, arts and music, hobbies and vocational activities.

Quick Facts About The Region

Dhulwa Mental Health Unit is located in the suburbs of Jerrabomberra and Symonston, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.