Laura is the Child & Family Services Coordinator with Familibase in Dublin 10. Familibase operates three strands of service delivery which range from universal to intensive wrap around supports for the families and children in the community most in need.
Laura has over a decade’s experience in working with people presenting with multiple and complex needs and previous to working in Familibase has managed various Teams in Merchants Quay Ireland Homeless & Drugs Services, which included setting up the Community Recovery and Integration Supports (CRIS) Service in the East Coast Region, in conjunction with the East Coast Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force. Before managing services, Laura had the role of case worker, directly supporting clients.
Laura holds an Honours Degree in Social Science, a Postgraduate Diploma in Addiction Studies, and a Masters Degree in Child, Family & Community Studies.
Laura’s professional interests are in the prevention of people requiring more acute services by providing robust supports in community settings. She has a particular interest in Child Protection and Support.