Foroige’s Alcohol & Drug Education Project (FADE), Co. Leitrim

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Address:
Hilldrum House, Leitrim Rd, Carrick on Shannon,, Co. Leitrim, Leitrim, Ireland
General Details
Contact position: Coordinator
Service / Organisation: Foroige's Alcohol & Drug Education Project (FADE)
0861702340
Description of main activities / services for children and families: The project aims to support and develop the delivery of high quality Drugs Education Programmes for Young People and Parents in order to promote the health and well being of young people in County Leitrim.
Description:

The F.A.D.E project (Foroige’s Alcohol & Drug Education Project) is managed by Foroige, National Youth Development Organisation and funded by the North West Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Force. The project aims to support and develop the delivery of high quality Drugs Education programmes for Young People and Parents in order to promote the health and well being of young people in County Leitrim. The project works with all young people aged between 10 – 17 years in their community focusing on empowering young people to make positive and healthy life choices. The Project is universal for all young people aged 10-17 years in County Leitrim focusing on Primary and Secondary Prevention Programmes engaging in particular young people most at risk of misusing drugs.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north
Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at above address
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered
  • Service provided in person's own home
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways) :
  • People can self-refer / access the service directly (without the need for a referral)
  • Parents / guardians can refer
  • Through GP
  • Through schools
  • Through Tusla Child and Family Social Workers
  • Through other Tusla services (e.g. Education Welfare Service)
  • Through HSE services
  • Through other statutory services
  • Through other community / voluntary service
Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service? :
  • Under-18s need parental permission
  • Under-16s need parental permission
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Primary school age (4-12 years approx.)
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)
Young people aged 10-17yrs
 
 

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