Waltham Forest Community Drug and Alcohol Team

Waltham Forest Community Drug and Alcohol Team

Site Name

Waltham Forest Community Drug and Alcohol Team

Address: Adults: Larkswood Centre Thorpe Coombe Hospital 714 Forest Road, Walthamstow. E17 3HP

Service(s) provided

community, specialist services, addictions

Suitable for:

Individuals living in Waltham Forest who have a Community Care Assessment which shows that they need this service and who are motivated to address their drug/alcohol misuse

Offer:

  • Advice and information on drugs and alcohol use and their effects and safer drug use
  • Assessment and brief intervention/1:1 one key working
  • Arrange detoxification programme, residential rehabilitation
  • Community Detoxification
  • Substitute Prescribing
  • Confidential supervised consumption of opiate substitute medication can be arranged at specific local pharmacies
  • Medical Consultation/Health Advice
  • Advocacy Work/Legal Advice
  • Alcohol Support Group/Alcoholics Anonymous

Harm Minimisation Service:

  • Blood Borne Virus testing
  • Hep B vaccination, HIV, Hep B & C information and testing
  • Needle Exchange Scheme

GP Shared Care Scheme:

  • CDAT can support appropriate clients in accessing drug misuse treatment from GP surgeries which are participating in this scheme
  • We provide seamless healthcare interventions for clients with primary opiate misuse problems at GP surgeries
  • Substitute prescribing for opiate dependant clients

Key working

  • Liaison, consultation, advice and training to other professionals
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Opening / Clinic Times

09:00 – 17:00 – Mon – Fri

Telephone

Adults = 0300 555 1241 / Young People = 0208 496 5020

Fax

08444 930 270

Access to Service

Referral & Self Referral

Referral Process

Offenders can refer themselves by attending one of the drop-in centres. Otherwise, professionals (Offender Managers and psychologists) can make referrals on the individuals’ behalf by telephoning the team.

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Address:

Adults: Larkswood Centre Thorpe Coombe Hospital 714 Forest Road, Walthamstow. E17 3HP