The H.O.P.E. Mission...


To offer those who are suffering with drug, alcohol and other addictions an opportunity to become addiction free /abstinent.

To support families that have been harmed by the effects of addiction.

Through education/prevention programmes to facilitate young people and adults in the area to remain free from substance abuse.

To provide advocacy services for our clients to help them achieve an improved lifestyle through education, employment, better housing and healthcare.


H.O.P.E. is a small community project in Dublin's North Inner City.  We work with people from the community who have been negatively impacted by


We are funded through the North Inner City Drugs and Alcohol Task Force. We are a registered chairity.  

In March 2003, we first opened our office in North Strand, Dublin 3. In January 2008 we merged with ICON Drugs Support Services and in March 2010 moved to a new premises in Killarney Court, Dublin 1. We are a small project, with just five staff, as well as student placements and volunteers. We operate on a very small budget while demand for our services increases year after year.

HOPE is a valuable part of the North Inner City community and we will do everything in our power to continue to provide services in this community for many years to come.



Click here to see a photo compilation of the communitee's and our project's legacy





Staff L-R

Elaine Hilliard, Recovery Support Worker

Alison Gray, Recovery Case Manager

Irene Crawley, Project Manager

Joe Dowling, Senior Project Worker

David Corcoran, Administrator

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Voluntary Management Commitee

Kevin Murray, Treasurer

Catherine O'Connor, Secretary

Martin Cooke, Chair Person

Yvonne Banbury, Commitee Member

Theresa Brady, Commitee Member & H.O.P.E. Founder

Carmel Cosgrave, Commitee Member & H.O.P.E. Founder

Angela Hart, Commitee Member & H.O.P.E. Founder

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