Drugs Project

What we do

Donnycarney Drug Team works with all drug users regardless of their drug of choice to support them in their journey towards a drug free lifestyle. We offer a wide range of services including one to one work and group work. Some of the groups running currently are: aftercare, relapse prevention and stabilisation and SMART Recovery. If you are interested in any of these groups or wish to refer someone please contact one of the team below.


“Le Cheile”, Donnycarney Community & Youth Centre, Collins Ave East, Dublin 5

Entry Requirements

Methadone Clinic – you need to be a resident in the Donnycarney area.
Programmes including SMART Recovery, STEPS etc – you can avail of all of these services provided you reside in the Dublin North East Drugs Task Force Area.
Please check with the project directly for more information.

Contact Details

Lorraine Stewart
Phone 01 831 4985 / 01 851 0378
Email lstewart@dyp.ie

Other Contacts

Drug & Alcohol Service
Mark Greene

Phone 01 831 4985

Email markgreene@dyp.ie

Other Information

The Drug Team offers the following Drug Team Offers

  • Drop In Service
  • One to one support services
  • Keyworking
  • Group Work
  • Advocacy
  • Information/Advice
  • Holistic Therapies
  • Outreach
  • Cocaine Poly Drug Use Evening programme
  • Family Support
  • Pre-CE courses
  • Methadone maintenance programme in conjunction with the HSE Satellite Clinic
  • Health Promotion
  • CE Scheme
  • Sessional Counselling
  • Referral Services
  • STEPS Programme
  • SMART Recovery

Aftercare Group

Attending the Aftercare Group is based on an assessment, please contact Conor on 01 831 4985 for more information.

STEPS Programme

The STEPS Programme is a 6 to 8 week personal development course which is FETAC Level 3 accredited. Please contact Mark to put your name down for the next STEPS group.


Stabilisation is a ten week programme if you are interested in this you should call the centre and ask for Conor.

Smart Recovery

Smart Recovery is a new recovery programme that runs every Thursday.

HSE Satellite Prescription Clinic

The Donnycarney Satellite Clinic is operated by the HSE and supported by the staff of the Donnycarney Youth Project Drug Team. The Doctor, Nurse, Counsellor & General Assistance operate a prescription clinic once a week on the premises. Referrals may be made to the clinic for those living in the locality, (in general the parish of Donnycarney). Clients are upon assessment referred to a community pharmacy for dispensing.