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Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme 
 
The Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme was established in response to the increasing use of drugs in the Kilbarrack area. Our emphasis is on a quality user-led service for drug users in recovery. Training and development is considered as an essential part of recovery. The Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme (KCCP) was established to cater for those who were attending for treatment but were looking for further supports to help their re-integration into the community.
 
 
KCCP has a three pronged strategy-it works with those people who have become involved with drugs and their families, it works with the young people in the area and it strives to be involved in Community Development initiatives.
   
 
The core work is conducted through a Community Employment Programme, which caters for 19+ recovering drug misusers.

After Care Programme
K.C.C.P's structured rehabilitation programme is a community based aftercare project providing education, training,personal development, counselling , and support enabling participants to meet the challenges involved in recovery from drug use.
 
The rehabilitation programme aims to meet individual needs. Individual programme plans are designed with each participant to help identify and achieve their goals. K.C.C.P. recognizes that recovery from drug misuse requires a creative diverse approach and to this end works in conjunction with other statutory, voluntary and community bodies.

The AfterCare Programme is a Fàs Community Employment Scheme, all the normal eligibility criteria for participation on CE schemes applies. However there is no age restriction and persons over 18 years of age can apply.

With the appointment of a rehabilitation manager (IACP)  and an addiction counsellor (IAAAC) we are able to link in with young people (under 18's with parental consent) and provide one to one counselling.

 
Referral Procedure
 
Participants should first link in with the local Health Board counsellor-Sean MacDermott Ph. 839 1221
   
 
Management
The Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme is managed by representatives from the local community and the Gardai and is actively supported by:
 
The Dublin North East Task Force
 
The Health Service Executive 
 
The Garda Siochana
 

 
 
Funding
 
The programme is funded through the Department of Social Protection,the Health Service Executive and the Dublin North East Drugs Task Force. Following an independent evaluation of the programme and the latest round of government funding, KCCP had its funding mainstreamed. What this means is that the project now has security in its funding, giving it extra support.

KCCP would like to thank the Health Service Executive, the Department of Social Protection,the Dublin North East Drugs Task Force,the Gardai, KLEAR,Dublin City Council, Dublin City Youth Services Board ,Dublin City Vocational Education Committee, The Department of Community ,Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, POBAL, AIB Better Ireland Programme, The National Lottery, The Dublin North East Drugs Task Force ,The National Advisory Committee on Drugs and Local Business for providing support.

HOW TO HELP
KCCP welcomes all private donations to help us carry out our work and which enables us to start new projects.
If you would like to make a donation to KCCP ,you can do so by sending us a postal order, check or bank draft to ;
The Co-Ordinator
Greendale Road,
Kilbarrack,
Dublin 5,
Ireland
 
Treatment Services
 
Northern Area Health Board Satellite Clinic: Foxfield Crescent
 
Kilbarrack Health Centre
 
Kilbarrack
 
Dublin 5
 
Phone: 00 353-1-8391221
 
 
 
The Drug Treatment Service is available only to people living in the Kilbarrack/Foxfield/Grange areas, as outlined on the catchment area map. The treatment service has been operating from Kilbarrack Health Centre since May 1996 and has been very successful. It has been of immense benefit to the local community and to those attempting to become free of drug addiction.
 
Family Support 
 
K.C.C.P. recognizes that drug use affects the whole family and community. The Family Support group was established to offer formal and informal support to family members affected by drug misuse.
Experienced staff are available to provide information, advice and support.
Drug awareness and other courses organized.
Counselling and relaxing ear acupuncture are available on request.
K.C.C.P.Family Support Group meet every Wednesday at 8pm.
 
 
 
 
 
Youth Matters
  Youth Matters a Programme for Young People aged 9-21 years is committed to providing young people with a range of stimulating and varied activites presenting a drug free model of socialization. Age appropriate games and informal life skills teaching are an integral part of the programme. Activities include summer projects,trips away,fun days,talent contests, Halloween and Christmas parties and much more!!
Counselling is available free of charge. Parental Consent is required for those who are under 18 years of age.
Youth Matters is staffed by trained and experienced youth workers.
The Youth Club is open Monday to Fridays from 2.30 to 9pm.


In addition to the three structured programmes K.C.C.P. also offers:
Free confidential counselling to all the community.
Free computer training alcohol programme.
Indoor Soccer for 17 to 25 year olds.
"The Snapper" a community newsletter is produced three times a year is distributed to 2,500 homes in the area...
Free computer training to young people.
A peer education alcohol programme.
Indoor soccer for 17 to 25 year olds.

Sassy
  Sassy a substance abuse service specific to youth commenced in KCCP in 2011. Sassy provide one to one counselling ,family sessions and psychiatric assesment. There is no cost for this service.
 

 
Useful Local Numbers & Contacts:
 
· Dublin Corporation Housing List, Ph. 222 2211
 
· Dublin Corporation Homeless, Ph. 18100 70707
 
· Dublin Corporation Housing Welfare Section,
  Ph. 2222233
 
· St. Michael's Ward, Detoxification Unit, Beaumont    Hospital, Ph.809 3288
 
· Contact Point, Ph. 832 0995
 
· KLEAR (Adult Education), Ph. 867 1845
 
· Kilbarrack Social Welfare Office, Ph, 832 6333
 
For detailed advice on services that are available in the areas of housing, social welfare, detoxification, education and training, job services and health, contact KCCP or Click Here to send us an e-mail
 
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