Support & Counselling:
- Award winning website
- Live helper- interactive
services on the website.
- Telephone help-line
- Counselling/ referral
- Information &
project request provision.
- Advocacy .
recognize the real value of collaboration
with other individuals, groups and agencies;
therefore we share resources and actively
engage with initiatives with include,
The Drug Education Workers Forum, Health
Boards, PREVnet, ENCARE, Local Drug Task
Forces, Regional Drug Task Force, National
Advisory Committee on Drugs and The Telephone
- To work for equity,
equality and social change.
- To ensure that our
work is at all times professional, adhering
to good practice and predicated on evidence-
- To engage in genuine
collaborative partnership with other
- To ensure that our
work programme, plans and processes
are at all times accountable and transparent.
- To continue to develop
the area of drug education and to work
towards quality framework for the sector.
- To offer accessible,
credible and relevant user-centre based
on the needs of the service users.
- To ensure that all
service users who access our programme
are afforded both quality of access
and equality of opportunity irrespective
of their denomination, demographic or
- To work towards greated
integration with other related Crosscare
- To work in a way which
empowers others to play a central role
in addressing and preventing drug problems.
D.A.P. is a project of Crosscare, the
social care agency of the Dublin Diocese,
covering Dublin city and county and covering
some parts of Wicklow and Kildare. The
D.A.P. also has involvement at National
and European level.
The services offered by The D.A.P. are
accessed by individuals or groups of all
ages. Those who avail of our training
programmes are, in the main, individuals
and agencies who work at first hand with
people of any age for whom substance use
may be an issue.
also conduct courses which are designed
for a specific setting, thereby providing
participants with appropriate, tailored
and targeted training.
We include in our scope the prevention
of all drug-related harm, whether caused
by illegal or legal drugs, including alcohol
The Drug Awareness
Programme has received funding from:
- The Northern Area Health
- Dublin Diocese/ CROSSCARE
- Other sources (fundraising,
donations and grants)
be made to out charitable number CHY 6262
and multifaceted service is a programme
the social care agency of the Dublin Diocese.
Crosscare works to initiate, deliver and
support social programmes for the most
marginalised in our society.
comprises the following programmes:
(provides support and information
Care (works with those
suffering with homelessness, isolation,
and those with mental health problems)
Development ( provides
clothing/ food & shelter to those
whom are at risk)
Service (provides shelter
to those who are at risk on the streets)
local people through participative approaches
to establish support networks within
Training Workshop (encourages
those marginalized within communities
to access training with a view to obtaining
(as described above)
Advice (Advice &
support for those intending to emigrate,
to returning emigrants and to immigrants)
Bank and Food Centres
(provide low-cost meals in a
friendly setting in some of the more
Project (Hostel accommodation
for those in need)
counselling to teens with behavioural
or substance-related problems, and provides
counselling to their families)
Programme (works with
the travelling communities in relation
to their various needs)
Cedar Programme (this
initiative is aimed to include people
with disabilities in all aspects of