Galway City Family Support Worker
Ard Resource Centre
Carol Burke offers support to family members who are negatively impacted by a loved one’s drug or alcohol misuse in Galway City. Carol is based in ARD Family Resource Centre in Doughiska but also provides an outreach service to several locations within the city. There are a number of support options available:
Online Support: There are various groups, sessions and trainings available online throughout the year. To see what’s on offer, please go to www.wrdatf.ie.
One to one support: Provide a safe and non-judgemental space where you are listened to and supported. The family support worker will help you identify and work with your needs, goals and strengths.
Information: Give relevant information on drugs, alcohol, and the effects substance misuse has on individuals and the family.
Evidenced based support programmes: The provision of family support programmes such as 5-Step, CRAFT and NVR.
Referral options: Provide sign posting to further services based on needs.
Respite and wellness options: Planned events for family members.
Self-care: Promote physical, mental and social health and well-being.
Contact: Carol Burke
ARD Family Resource Centre,
55 Doughiska Rd,
Mobile: 087 1465956