Networks and Services Links

Below are a list of links for Services in areas of general health, mental health, substance misuse and homelessness

Please contact us if there are other resources that would be benefit to our website users and we will consider adding them to our links page.


Canal Communities Local Drug Task Force

The Canal Communities Local Drugs Task Force is here primarily to help all those affected by drug misuse; not only those addicted to illegal drugs, but also family members and the broader community who suffer unduly as a result of drug misuse in the community.

South Inner City Local Drug Task Force

The task force aims to continue to tackle the harm caused to individuals and society by the misuse of drugs through a concerted focus on the five pillars of supply reduction, prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and research.

Health Service Executive - Addiction Services

Addiction Services are provided through the HSE's network of 32 Local Health Offices, and you can contact addiction services where you live by looking in our Local Health Office section under Social Inclusion Services.

Drug and Alcohol Information and Support

Dublin Mid-Leinster Health Promotion Service

The Dublin Mid-Leinster Health Promotion Service offers a range of services including a range of publications available free of charge, information leaflets on nutrition for adults and children (you can also get literature on topics such as breastfeeding, child health, physical activity and alcohol) and also health promotion courses (free)


A national voluntary organisation providing support through depression. Their services include support groups nationwide, a locall Helpline (01 661 7211) open 365 days a year (both services available to individuals with depression & also family members & friends), a Beat the Blues secondary schools awareness programme, depression awareness and information talks & seminars, and a free information service.

Pieta House

Pieta House is there for people who have already tried to take their own lives and for people who have engaged in self harming behaviours. They offer a Centre for the Prevention of Self-harm or suicide, focused, counselling service which is readily accessible to those in need, daily, one-to-one counselling if necessary for the first week to 10 days. As the person improves, therapy is gradually reduced during the next four to six weeks. You can contact Pieta house at 01 601 000 or by email at

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is available to men and women who have experienced sexual violence. They provide training for professionals working with issues of rape, sexual assault, harassment, sexual harassment & sexual abuse as well as counselling and therapy for both men & women who have experienced rape or sexual abuse. They also operate a national 24 hour helpline 1800 77 88 88.

HIV Ireland

HIV Ireland works with people living with aids, their families & caregivers. Actively promoting HIV and sexual health awareness in the general public. Services offered include community support, prevention, education & training, FAS AIDS Special Needs Education & Training (FASNET) Scheme and a Helpline 1800 45 94 59 (Free confidential support information guidance & referral). You can also email them at

Dublin City Council Night Bus Service

This provides assistance to rough sleepers at night time by finding accommodation, transporting people to accommodation where vacancies exist and offering sleeping bags and blankets for harm minimisation. You can contact them on 01 703 6100 or 086 815 0763.

Dublin Simon – Alcohol Support & Aftercare Service

This is a service for homeless or recently settled people over 18 whose primary addiction is alcohol and provides support for people before and after DSC’s Detox and/or Residential Alcohol Service. Group work, with twice weekly relapse prevention, Open support groups and Abstinence based residential houses with a structured aftercare programme (for those who have completed the Residential Alcohol Service) are some of the services that are available. They can be contacted at 01 679 2391 or by email at