Depaul Ireland provides accommodation and key services to people who many others struggle to work with street drinkers, women in prison, families who others have given up on, those with behavioural, self-harm and addiction problems. We work in Dublin and Belfast to provide accommodation, outreach and training services to homeless and disadvantaged people.
One of our host projects is "Sundial House"
Sundial House is a specialized long term accommodation service for vulnerable men, women and couples who have entrenched alcohol use issues, and a history of extended periods of rough sleeping and long term homelessness. This key low threshold service in Dublin works with people who have complex support needs and provides structured alcohol management support onsite
-Private quality accommodation
-One-to-one professional support
-Practical and holistic assistance
-Harm reduction addiction support
-Support for nursing and care needs
-Advocacy and case management
-Referral, advocacy and case management
-Life skills development programme
The Long term Housing project (accommodation for life) at Sundial House provides Low threshold housing for people who have experienced extended periods of street homelessness and have entrenched alcohol use issues. The aim is to provide a holistic harm reduction response to the presenting needs of those housed. The project supports a continuum of care approach and has been purpose built to ensure high quality accommodation.
The project accommodates 30 people, men and women, singles and couples in spacious en suite accommodation, there are both single and twin rooms. (26 long-term beds and 3 rooms with enhanced care facilities) The service has ample communal areas and one to one space on each of the five floors, serviced by a lift to allow for accessibility to all levels. The project is staffed on a 24/7 basis. Meals are provided at the project and there will be a moderate service charge. Laundry facilities and garden balcony’s are available to service users.
All service users are appointed a key worker to ensure they can access all the services they require and receive the appropriate support. A care plan is developed between the service users and worker, which is monitored and reviewed. The care plan covers life skills, budgeting, drink harm reduction, detox access and health
Carretera de Sant Vicent del Raspeig, s/n - 03690 Sant Vicent del Raspeig - Alacant - Tel.: 96 590 3400 - Fax: 96 590 3464