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Salvation Army Men's Social Centre

6-7 Water Street Kingston | Georgetown | | Guyana


Contact Data





Business hours

Monday to Friday 08:00 a.m. to 04:00 p.m.


Type of organisation
Non-governamental organization
Year of foundation
Institutional presentation
The Salvation Army Men's Social Centre opened its door to drug rehab on 24th August, 1996, catering for people with addictive personality i.e. alcoholic, drug addicts, cross addiction, persons suffering from over the counter drugs and also provide help to persons suffering from psychiatric medication due to intolerance of drug addiction. This includes the men's hostel where working men would seek accommodation.
Direct beneficiaries
  • Drug users
  • Fromer drug users
  • Homeless
  • Dually diagnosed (comorbid)
Target population activities
  • Family/parents
Objective of the centre/ services
Helping people that are suffering from addiction conditions to understand (the Disease concept) Reshaping people's minds who are suffering from the disease of addiction
National coverage
Television programs are being conducted, outreach to community is being done annually. Country wide education on addiction condition

Intervention framework

Intervention types
  • Prevention
  • Treatment
  • Social integration
  • Penal system interventions
  • Others
  • Risk reduction
  • Harm reduction
Intervention framework for Prevention
  • School/primary education
  • School/secondary education
  • University/Tertiary education
  • Community
  • Public events
  • Work place
Intervention framework for Treatment
  • Treatment groups (relapse prevention)
  • Support groups
  • Dual diagnosis treatment
Intervention framework for Social integration
  • Employment support (writing applications/ opening bank accounts/providing references)
  • Other (Half way house is being provided for those who are less fortunate, teaching persons to be productive)
Intervention framework for Penal system interventions
  • Family
  • Work place
Intervention framework for Others
  • Specify (We would conduct training to any institution that needs the information on the above, but for us we are an abstinence programme)
Intervention framework for Risk reduction
  • Interventions on prevention and health education
  • Substance testing
  • Street approach programs
  • Other (we allow hospital staff to conduct blood testing during the duration of our programme and make provision for medical needs to be addressed )
Intervention framework for Harm reduction
  • Other (we would conduct training to any institution that needs the information on the above but for us we are an abstinence programme)
  • Coodination
  • Promotion
  • Health education
  • Training
  • Information
  • Family & socio-educational intervention
  • Guidance
  • Distribution of material
  • Awareness
  • Street based intervention
  • Telephone hotline
  • Abstinent based residential treatment
  • After-care, social reintegration, halfway houses
Description of the main activities

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