One to One Support and Crisis Intervention
We meet people in a confidential non-judgemental one-to-one setting to provide practical and emotional supports, information, referrals and advocacy to deal with Gardai/justice issues, housing and homelessness, substance use, mental health, and income and poverty issues.
We provide prompt responsive trauma-informed crisis intervention to people who are dealing with issues of suicidal intent, domestic abuse, intimidation, eviction and other emergency situations. To access support please click below to arrange a call back.
We provide a free counselling service to adults over 18 in the Ballyfermot area. Our team of counsellors work Monday to Thursday daytime hours and are experienced in supporting people with a wide variety of issues.
This service is made possible with special funding from Ballyfermot Local Drugs & Alcohol Task Force, Dublin City Council, HSE Mental Health Fund, and other targeted one-off grants.
To register your interest in accessing our counselling service please click below to arrange a call back.
There are a number of opportunities to be part of a peer group in Blue Door. We have a range of groups meeting at any given time. Activities may include art and craft therapy, cooking, swim & gym membership, life coaching, day trips, participation in events such as International Women’s Day, Recovery Week, Cherry Blossoms Community Events, Africa Day.
Our project is welcoming, inclusive and people can personally develop in a fun and safe peer environment.
To register your interest in being part of a peer group please click below to arrange a call back.
Education and Training
We regularly run in-person and on-line skills and training programmes in the Blue Door premises. The courses are run in partnership with accredited training bodies and can include computer training skills, Driver Theory training, Special Needs Assistant QQI Level 5, Business & Admin Skills QQI Level 5, leadership and community development modules.
These programmes are made possible with special funding from Dublin City Council, HSE Lottery Grant, and other targeted one-off grants.
To register your interest in accessing our training programmes please click below to arrange a call back.
Cherry Orchard Response Group
Blue Door coordinates a community response to harmful and intimidating behaviour in the Cherry Orchard area. Membership is open to community residents, local councillors/representatives, statutory agencies and community and voluntary sector (local community and youth projects, addiction services, local Partnership).
All participants are valued equally as stakeholders in devising strategies and responses to support families or individuals experiencing or engaging in harmful and intimidating behaviour.
To express and interest in participating on the Cherry Orchard Response Group please click below to arrange a call back.
Supporting Local Groups
If you are part of a local group in Ballyfermot and would like to have use of a premises to run and facilitate your meetings then Blue Door could be in a position to help.
We provide a Community Hub for local people in need of premises and resources to develop their group/project/initiative free of charge.
To register your interest in accessing our Community Hub support please click below to arrange a call back.