Contact: Phil Thompson
Tiglin, Ashford, Co. Wicklow
Telephone: (0404) 40010
The ECRDATF funds a number of beds in the Tiglin Residential Treatment Centres for persons from the East Coast Region to access this residential treatment service.
Tiglin is located outside Ashford, Co Wicklow and its mission statement is "to provide each individual in our care with an effective and comprehensive Christian faith-based solution to life-controlling drug and alcohol problems in order to become productive members of society. By applying biblical principles, Teen Challenge endeavours to help people become mentally-sound, emotionally-balanced, socially-adjusted, physically-well, and spiritually-alive".
In the later part of 2008 Tiglin opened it doors to it's first men’s centre in Ireland. The former outdoor pursuits centre has been transformed into a fully equipped residential supported housing programme.
Today our facilities include accommodation for up to 25 men with fully functioning professional kitchen, laundry, gym, prayer and meditation room, sitting room, games area, class room, counselling room, poly-tunnel, welding work shop, wood working work shop and all this in the middle of 3000 acres of idyllic forestry. A specific womens' centre in Brittas Bay provides accommodation for 10 with programme facilities on site.
Each student will receive a high standard of care at Tiglin which will include: pre-entry medical supervision, one-one professional counselling, key working sessions, various life skills and training opportunities, on going personal development plans as well as everything else that is needed to live safely and successfully both here at Tiglin and most importantly in the real world.