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North Inner City Drugs Task Force



Chrysalis was set up in 1998 by a group of local residents and workers to address, and respond to drug issues within the Greater Stoneybatter area, Dublin 7. Chrysalis is a Company Limited by Guarantee, with Charitable Status. Currently Chrysalis offers a broad range of services to people, living or working in the community, affected by drug use.

Chrysalis Community Drug Project is a Harm Reduction Drug Service

The project is split into the following 4 service provision areas:

Core Community Drug Work
We operate a referral based (which includes self referral) client service to support drug users who live or work in the Dublin 7 area

They can access the following:

Case management

  • Key Working with Care planning
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Community Detox Support
  • Aftercare Support Group
  • Referrals
  • Counselling/Family Therapy Service
  • Methadone recovery Group
  • Outreach work

We operate a counselling/family therapy service in the daytime and three evenings a week. The service is targeted at stable drug users and family members.

We operate a dedicated Harm Reduction Service to female sex workers in Dublin.
Crisis Intervention – Chrysalis has an open door policy to anyone who is in crisis.

If you need further information on any of the above, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Phone: 01-8823362 / Fax: 01 8683351 or email us at
Address: Chrysalis Community Drug Project, 33 Manor Street, Dublin 7.