Drug and Alcohol Services

Cork Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force

021 4930100

086 7872495



Southern Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Force

021 4930100

087 0553157



Traveller Visibility Group

The Traveller Visibility Group Traveller Support Project on Drugs and Alcohol provides a confidential service to the Traveller Community in Cork city. The project listens to where people are at, helps with referral services and supports people to access these services. The project is committed to prevention, education, intervention and information-based work. They provide a range of services including: outreach and support to Travellers who are currently using substances or who are in recovery.

  • Key-working, care planning and case-management
  • One-one, Family/Concerned Person’s support
  • Agency referral
  • Support for Travellers in Drug and Alcohol Services
  • Drug and Alcohol awareness workshops
  • Culturally appropriate education and prevention programmes and training
  • Acudetox to substance misusers and family members

086 6084659 or 0214503786


Cork City Community Based Drug & Alcohol Services

Cork City South: 086-1081539

Cork City North: 021-2021241

Co Cork Community Bases Drug & Alcohol Services

East Cork: 086-0130714

West Cork: 086-0130723

North Cork: 086-0832348

Co Kerry Community Based Drug & Alcohol Services

Kerry: 086-1367691

Residential Treatment Services

Anchor Treatment Centre Limited

Spa Glen, Mallow, Co. Cork


Counsellor on Duty

022 42559

Services Provided:

  • Assessment and problem diagnosis
  • Twelve -Week Treatment Programme for persons with dependency on alcohol/drugs/ gambling
  • Twelve – Week Family Programme for concerned persons
  • Continuing Care Programme following completion of the above programmes
  • Individual Counselling
  • Acudetox Programme – Auricular Acupunture
  • Complementary Therapy

Cuan Mhuire Treatment Centre

Farnanes, Co. Cork


Staff on Duty

021 7335994

Services Provided:

Cuan Mhuire, Farnanes offers a comprehensive twelve weeks residential treatment and rehabilitation programme for Females suffering from addiction(s).

  • Open 24 Hours
  • Welcome and non-judgemental admission
  • Structured assessment
  • Residential Programme
  • Transition House – 3 to 6 months
  • Educational/Training/Development
  • Two Year After-Care Programme
  • Group Therapy and Individual Counselling
  • Family Support Programme

Matt Talbot Adolescent Services

‘Cara Lodge’, Ahiohill, Enniskeane, Co. Cork


Olive O’ Riordan

023 8839000

Services Provided:

  • Tier 4 service
  • Residential treatment for adolescent boys between the ages of 14 – 18 years with serious substance misuse and collated psycho – social challenging behaviour
  • A highly structured and diverse treatment programme focused on youth development and rehabilitation

Matt Talbot Adolescent Services

‘Rockview’, Trabeg Lawn, Douglas, Cork City


Geraldine Ring

021 4896400

Services Provided:

  • Tier 3 Service : Referral
  • Engagement : Assessment
  • Treatment : Pre – Residential Programme
  • Family Programme : Aftercare

Tabor Lodge Addiction and Housing services Ltd.

Ballindeasing, Belgooly, Co. Cork


021 4887110

Services Provided:

  • Screening, Initial Assessment, Comprehensive Assessment Pre-treatment Programme.                                                                            Contact Admissions Manager: Katie Coughlan, kcoughlan@taborlodge.ie
  • Tier 4 treatment Programme for addiction, in particular chemical dependency to alcohol and drugs.                                                      Contact Programme Co-ordinator: Deirdre Creedon, dcreedon@taborlodge.ie
  • Aftercare Programme including Women’s Day Programme and Relapse Prevention Programme                                                          Contact Aftercare Co-ordinator: Mary Carroll, mcarroll@taborlodge.ie
  • Family Programme (including information programme), La Verna Hall, Gratton street, Cork. 4 week, 12 week and 52 week information, support and personal development for family and concerned persons. Contact: Kathleen Greaney, kgreaney@taborlodge.ie

Talbot Grove

Castleisland, Co. Kerry


066 7141511

  • 30 Day Residential Programme for Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling, Food and other addictions for those 18+ both Male or Female
  • Assessment / Problem Diagnosis /Counselling
  • Two year Continuing Aftercare Programme
  • Family / Concerned persons Programme
  • Education, training & Development for employers /employees, Helping Professionals, Community and Voluntary Groups

Fellowship House

Spur Hill, Doughcloyne, Togher, Cork

Counsellor on Duty

021 4545894

Fellowship House provides a residential supportive environment for addicted men in early recovery. Duration of programme is twelve weeks. It also provides a monthly in-house meeting for men who have completed the programme. the aim is to facilitate the development of a contented, healthy, sobriety, enabling a transition to independent living, accommodation and re-integration into the workplace

Admission Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of addiction and have completed a primary treatment
  • Willingness to participate in a work/training programme on a part-time basis
  • Be 18 yrs of age or older
  • Be free of alcohol/drugs for at least 72 hours prior to admission

3 Month Programme

  • Programme at Fellowship House includes individual and group counselling
  • Provides education on personal development and relapse prevention
  • Its emphasis is on personal responsibility, peer support, health care, participation in a twelve step Group and lifestyle changes
  • Residents participate in a Fás funded training programme at northside Community enterprises for 20 hrs per week
  • Residents are encouraged to develop health/ recreational skills
  • Family participation is welcomed
  • Residents are encouraged and supported in securing suitable ‘move on’ accommodation

Renewal – Women’s Residence

Shanakiel, Blarney Road (near Calvary), Cork City


Counsellor on Duty

021 4300844

Services Provided

The primary mission of Renewal is to provide a residential supportive environment for addicted women in early recovery. the programme at Renewal emphasises personal responsibility, peer support, participation in a twelve step

Programme and lifestyle changes which includes participation on an outreach employment Programme scheme (Ce). this scheme is designed to assist residents to re-integrate back into the workplace /education.

Admission Criteria

  • Diagnosis of addiction and have participated in a primary treatment programme.
  • Aged 18 or older
  • Free of alcohol and drugs for 72 hours priorto admission
  • Willingness to obtain employment or voluntary work
  • Willingness to participate in the programme of recovery and in employment (part or  full time)

Other Services Provided

  • Group therapy
  • One to one counselling
  • Personal Development and Health Care
  • Development of sober support system
  • Learning sober recreational skills
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Weekly support Group
  • Monthly aftercare meetings
  • Assistance in securing suitable accommodation upon leaving Renewal if required

SMART Recovery Meetings


Location: Great Island Community Centre, Cobh
Day: Mondays
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Location: Ballincollig Family Resource Centre, Village Shopping Centre, Station Rd, Ballincollig
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm
(No meetings held here during midterm break/ Christmas break)

Location: Market Green, Unit 4 Medical Unit, Midleton
Day: Thursdays
Time: 11.00am – 12.30pm

Location: SHINE, 14a Washington Street West, Cork, T12 K376
Day: Fridays
Time: 7.00pm – 8.30pm


Mondays, 11.00am -12.30pm, Zoom code: 820386814
Wednesdays, 6.30pm -8.00pm, Zoom code: 597296433
Fridays, 11.00am-12.30pm, Zoom code: 271571175

Password: recovery

If you would like any further information on SMART Recovery meetings please contact Kate Gibney


AA Meetings

Please visit https://www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie to find your local AA meeting


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