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About Us

Donore Community Drug and Alcohol Team are a Dublin based charity working with 

the community of Donore Avenue and the surrounding areas of the south inner city. 

We assist all those affacted by addiction problems, to promote healthy wellbeing and

to improve the quality of life for anyone who avails of our services.

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What We Do

The approach is non-judgemental and supportive

which ensures that clients can avail of a truly responsive service. Founded over 20 years ago, DCD&AT has established a trusted reputation based on positive
track record of advocacy and in assisting and caring
for its clients. 

The service is currently delivered from a purpose built premisies at the Donore Youth & Community Centre. Within this facility, the team has been able to provide
a range of services including a low threshold drop-in facility, referrals, advice, case management, key working and family support. Additionally, daily programmes are delivered which include acupuncture, yoga, creative writing and art therapy. The building facilities enables clients to avail of hot meals and shower facilities.

Our Team

Our team consists of a manager, one full-time and one part-time, project workers and a part-time counsellor, as well as a part-time administrator.

The organisation currently has a Community Employment worker seconded to us from an outside agency.

We also get great support from our trusted volunteers, with many hours given freely. 

Manager

Fearghal Connolly

Counsellor

Keith Brennan

Community Drug & Alcohol Worker (Key Workers)

Thomas Cumberton

Kelly McCreesh
Kieran McDonnell 

      

Support Worker

Ann Salmon

What We Do

The approach is non-judgemental and supportive

which ensures that clients can avail of a truly responsive service. Founded over 20 years ago, DCD&AT has established a trusted reputation based on positive track record of advocacy and in assisting  and caring for its clients. 

The service is currently delivered from a purpose built premisies at the Donore Youth & Community Centre. Within this facility, the team has been able to provide a range of services including a low threshold drop-in facility, referrals, advice, case management, key working and family support. Additionally, daily programmes are delivered which include acupuncture, yoga, creative writing and art therapy. The building facilities enables clients to avail of hot meals and shower facilities.

Our Team

Our team consists of a manager, one full-time and one part-time, project workers and a part-time counsellor, as well as a part-time administrator.

The organisation currently has a Community Employment worker seconded to us from an outside agency.

We also get great support from our trusted volunteers, with many hours given freely. 

Manager

Fearghal Connolly

Counsellor

Keith Brennan

Community Drug & Alcohol Worker (Key Workers)

Thomas Cumberton

Kelly McCreesh
Kieran McDonnell 

      

Support Worker

Ann Salmon

Our Goals

We focus on the following key areas:

  1. Young poly substance users

  2. Family support service

  3. Key working and case management

  4. Specific service expansion

  5. Service user consultation

  6. Quality compliance

  7. Health promotion

Strategy Plan

If you would like to read the full Strategy Plan please click on the pdf icon here: 

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