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Specialist Eating Disorder Day Program


The Specialist Eating Disorders Day Program (EDDP) is a state-wide service located in the CBD of Newcastle, NSW.

The program provides treatment to adults with Anorexia Nervosa, Atypical Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder.

  • It is a small group program (up to eight clients at a time)
  • The program runs from 7:45am until 2pm (with sometimes a 7:30am start)
  • Treatment is provided in rounds of 4 weeks that run 4 days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday)
  • Staff eat breakfast, morning tea and lunch with you, directly supporting you to nourish your body
  • Skills and education groups teach you coping skills to tackle challenges and build a life worth living

Service Information

Hours of operation

Staffed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 7am - 3:30pm


Available on site

Location Address

Fletcher House, James Fletcher Hospital 72 Watt Street Newcastle 2300

Postal Address

PO Box 833 Newcastle NSW 2300

Additional Information

Enquiries / Contact Us

Please note that the EDDP is not an emergency or crisis service. If you have urgent concerns about your own health or that of a family member or friend with an eating disorder, please contact the treating GP, an after-hours medical centre or local Hospital Emergency Department. For mental health concerns, please contact the Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511.

For more general enquiries about information and resources relating to eating disorders and body image issues, please see our website handout Resources for Clients, Carers, and Professionals. You can also call The Butterfly Foundation National Helpline on 1800 33 4673.