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Supporting young people with drug and alcohol recovery.


Based in Cork City, ELEVATE is a Special Category CE Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation programme based in Cork City YMCA and works with young people aged between 18-25 years.

The programme suits young people who are committed to their recovery from drug and alcohol and have a strong determination to change their path in life. Students will learn to adapt to and cope with having a daily routine through participation in the programme.

The course promotes growth and development activities including one to one support on their recovery and on their individual learning plans. 

Young people are offered:

  • Level 4 QQI certification throughout the course
  • Specific focus on drug and alcohol rehabilitation
  • Pathways to further education and work placement
  • Group and individual support on career planning and personal development


Participants can be referred by local practitioners such as Key Worker, Case Manger, Counsellor, GP, Treatment Centre Practitioner, Health Service Practitioner etc.

Please get in touch to request an application form.



The ELEVATE Project is funded by Employment Affairs and Social Protection.