Support & Referral Services
We have established a great network of services here in Tallaght and also forged links nationwide with statutory, voluntary and community sectors. We therefore have experience in referring clients to the relevant services and in supporting the client’s needs.
CLINICS We run four Methadone Prescription Clinics per week.
URINALYSIS We provide a urinalysis service for the public as well as existing clients.
COURT LETTERS We provide letters for the courts and probation services upon request.
KEYWORKING All service users are offered key working here in CARP.
DROP IN is a service provide for anyone who wants to call in just for a chat and a cuppa
HOMELESS SERVICES , we have a shower and washing/drying facilities and can provide a homeless person with something to eat also.
SUPPORT & REFERRAL SERVICES We have established a great network of services here in Tallaght and also forged links nationwide with statutory, voluntary and community sectors. We therefore have experience in referring clients to the relevant services and in supporting client’s needs.
CRISIS INTERVENTION is available for those in addiction and their families. Again we have the relevant skills to deal with this and the contacts which will support them.
FAMILY SUPPORT . Family Support can be offered on a one-to-one basis or in a group setting. The model of family support that the Network advocates peer family support. This is where a number of people with a common problem, in our case living with drug use, come together to share their experiences.
CRAFT (Community Reinforcement Approach Family Training) As part of our ongoing programme of family support, we will run a series of workshops specifically targeted at skills training for family members faced with a loved one’s addiction. The CRAFT (Community Reinforcement Approach Family Training) approach offers clear and practical techniques based on solid scientific research to assist family members improve the quality of their own lives and at the same time support their loved one on their journey in recovery.
Part time Addiction Counsellor , Appointmnet on request or by referral
CANNABIS / WEED
CARP has also started a pilot 12 week Cannabis / Weed programme for 16- 25 in the Tallaght area, again using the Community Reinforcement Approach as a model
CARP is very committed to working with other agencys . we are at pesent involved with a pilot initiative The Anchor programme for women with a history of offending. This pilot project builds upon research and experience and aims to work with women in a new way, aimed at women who are currently on or were recently on Probation supervision or have served a sentence in the Dochas centre