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Local Services

Find information on the different types of services available to you in north inner city Dublin.

SAOL Project

A community drugs project for women.

Phone 01 8553391 Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm; 

Facebook: @saolproject;

emails: and all other ‘saolproject’ emails listed on the Contacts page of the website: (where free downloadable resources are available for individuals and projects) 

Crinan Youth Service

A community based drug treatment facility for young people and support for their families. 

Phone 01 8558792 Mon-Fri 10am to 5pm; 



The Deora Project at the Oasis Counselling Centre

Deora Counselling is a specialised project providing a counselling and crisis intervention service working with bereavement, addiction and suicide intervention.  We also support those in recovery and those affected by the addiction of a family member. 

 If you feel that you need support at this difficult time from either Deora or Oasis, please contact 01-8364524 between 9am to 9pm Mon to Thursday and 9am to 4pm on Fridays or email:

BeLonG To Youth Project

Supporting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Young People in the NICDATF and Ireland.

The majority of BeLonG To Groups remain online, and face to face appointments with the Drugs Worker can be supported, so get in touch. The digital groups BeLonG To Sunday, Over 18s, The Ladybirds and IndividualiTy take place every week. Click here for further information and details

HIV Ireland

HIV education, services and community supports for people living with and affected by HIV

  • Support and counselling for people living with and affected by HIV 
  • Outreach support for gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men 
  • Communications: updates for the community and people living with HIV about COVID-19, HIV and Sexual Health on website, twitter, and facebook, and continuing to publish our NewsDesk weekly.

HIV and STI testing services are currently suspended, but Free Rapid HIV Testing is continuing but needs to be booked here.

Free condoms can be ordered online here 

Information and updates about the service are on FacebookTwitter and on the

Contact HIV Ireland on 01 873 3799 or Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, and Fridays 9am to 4:30pm 



HIV Ireland has published information and advice about COVID-19, HIV and Sexual Health:

There is a platform of information on HIV Ireland website which includes links to other important information published by the HSE and the Gay Health Network about Sex, HIV, Sexual Health and COVID-19:


H.O.P.E. (Hands On Peer Education)

The H.O.P.E. project offers a first point of contact for those wishing to become drug free, and support to their families. The project develops and delivers a range of drug / alcohol educational programmes for youth and adults in the North Inner City. 

Tel: 01-8878404 Mon – Fri 10am to 5pm 



After Schools Education and Support Programme

Creche and After Schools project

Contact 01 8554043 or through Facebook 

CASPr Community After Schools Project

Creche and After Schools project

Contact 01 8366364, and Facebook

ACET Ireland

Support for individuals and families living with and affected by HIV

ACET are operating a full service supporting individuals and families affected by HIV. Staff are continuing with care visits in line with COVID-19 safety precautions.  The service is also still in touch with faith communities across the city with information and support on HIV and COVID-19.

You can contact the service through email – or via any social media platform: Facebook  Twitter 

More information is available on the website:

North West Inner City Training & Development Project

Providing rehabilitation to stabilised drug users through training & development

Training, Key working and support for CE participants, pre-entry group and past participants. Staff  provide advocacy and referrals to treatment services and rehabilitation as well as educational and therapeutic work.

How to contact the service: Referral number 086 6029791/email and the project Facebook page during office hours.

Step by Step

Child and family project working with children and their families on a referral basis

The service can be contacted via the following numbers: 089 2537937 (office hours) 086 1648780 (office hours)  (anytime).

The Snug Counselling Service

A counselling service for people affected by addiction in the North Inner City.

How to contact the service: Phone 087 2735358 / 01 8786231, email:, or contact Facebook



UISCE is an advocacy service for People Who Use Drugs (PWUD) in Ireland.

UISCE are currently providing services, service users and peers in the NICDATF area with overdose awareness and prevention supports, including Naloxone administration training online. UISCE publish Brass Munkie and a range of harm reduction awareness material aimed at PWUD – available on their website

To contact UISCE phone 01 555 4693 & 01 515 7253  email or through Facebook


Gateway Project

The Gateway Project is an Educational and Training project for women in Manor St, Dublin 7

The project provides quality training in QQI levels 3 and 5 in a supportive and encouraging environment. Gateway aims to remove barriers that stand in the way of opportunity, and the project support many students through Recovery. The programme is a Community Employment (CE). Further information can be found on the website

To contact Gateway phone 01 8823002 or email


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