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Welcome

At CADAS we work with individuals and communities to reduce the harm caused by substance use across Cumbria by:

• supporting young people (10+) and adults who feel their substance use is problematic
• supporting people caring for, or affected by, loved ones using drugs or alcohol
• delivering training and consultancy across all sectors, and
• training volunteers to deliver any or all of our services.

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Latest News from CADAS

New Exciting Job Roles Available at CADAS

New Exciting Job Roles Available at CADAS

Marketing and Communications Coordinator £9781 actual / 15 hours per week Fundraising Coordinator £9781 actual / 15 hours per week   Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) have two new exciting vacancies to lead the development and delivery of our Marketing and Communication strategy and to grow our Fundraising. The Marketing and Communications Coordinator… Continue Reading

Lend an ear to help our Helpline

Lend an ear to help our Helpline

More good listeners are needed to help run the CADAS Addiction Helpline and also to help facilitate new support groups across the county in the New Year. The Helpline, set up for the first time when the pandemic hit, is often the crucial first port of call for anyone in the county struggling with substance… Continue Reading

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IMPORTANT UPDATEAs many of you know, we have been using Virgin Money Giving to collect donations for the last few years, whether it’s been one-off donations, regular donors, or events and competitions such as the raffles you have kindly entered this year.Virgin Money have confirmed that they will be closing Virgin Money Giving at the end of this month and will not be accepting anymore donations as of Tuesday 30th November.Thank you to everyone who has donated to us via Virgin Money Giving. We will update you with details of our new online fundraising methods as soon as possible.#Donations #Charity #OnlineDonation #VirginMoneyGiving #Thankyou ... See MoreSee Less
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CADAS Carlisle
"I have enjoyed my first meeting. It is a relief to talk to people who know how you are feeling and to listen to other people"
- Parent, Carer and Family Support Group
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Testimonials
CADAS Carlisle
“Really pleased with the content and structure of the course. Allowed time for much needed discussion and debate.”
– Drug and Alcohol Awareness for Practitioners Course Attendee
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"My support from Collette and CADAS over the last few weeks has been very helpful. I really don’t know how I would have managed without the support”
- Parent, Carer and Family Support Group

Our Impact

413

Adult clients intensively supported last year

2688

Members of the community and practitioners who attended training/workshops

684

Professionals trained by us last year

2925

Volunteer hours logged by 39 dedicated volunteers

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Company registration number: 2585199 | Charity number: 1002201