About Us

Alcohol and Drugs Support South West Scotland [ADS] is a Charitable Company based in Dumfries and Galloway. We are commissioned by Dumfries and Galloway Council and Health Board to deliver a range of community-based services for people affected by alcohol and drugs issues, their own or someone else’s.


ADS Values and Principles

People: we always put people first.

Teamwork: we work together in dynamic teams and partnerships with other organisations.

Improvement: we encourage learning, innovation and flexibility.

Diversity: we value people for diversity and contribution.

Involving the People We Support: we encourage people accessing our services and their families to be actively involved in all aspects of their recovery journey, and in the development and delivery of ADS recovery services.

Best Value: we will deliver effective recovery services that provide value for money.

Integrity: we build trust by acting with honesty, transparency and fairness.

If your life is affected in any way by alcohol, drugs or gambling problems, we may be able to help.