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EDAS (or Entry to Drug and Alcohol Services, to give it its full name) is a single point of entry for anyone who feels that they have an issue with any substance in both Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. EDAS provide simple and effective access to the full range of substance misuse services in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan

Whether you have never been to services before or know them well EDAS staff will provide you with a free and confidential appointment. We will use this time to discuss you, your circumstances and what you might want from services. Together we can decide the best pathways that will meet your needs and take the first step in your journey together.

Not sure if this service is for you? Why not give us a call or drop-in to meet with one of our friendly workers to discuss what’s out there.

Opening Times 
Due to the current circumstances with Covid-19; EDAS is Telephone Triages only at the moment via a SPOC phone. To contact a member of the EDAS team, please either email us on or call on 07880 784 626 during the below opening hours:
Monday                   09:30 – 16:30
Tuesday                  09:30 – 16:30
Wednesday             09:30 – 16:00
Thursday                10:00 – 16:30 
Friday                     09:30 – 16:00
Cardiff EDAS face to face drop in: Thursday 10am-2pm
Vale EDAS face to face drop in: Monday 10am-2pm


Taith Recovery Workers are now offering face to face one to one sessions in both Cardiff and the Vale.

Both sites continue to offer virtual and telephone assessments, and therapeutic one to one sessions.

When attending both offices Service users must wear masks unless exempt per guidance.

DBST’s are being offered in both Needle exchanges (Cardiff & Vale)

As there is only one SPOC phone - if there's an engaged tone please leave a voicemail and we will call you back that day within the opening hours as stated above.
The team may be unavailable to answer calls during daily morning briefings 09:00 – 09:30 and on Thursday mornings we have a safeguarding and risk review meetings 09:00 – 10:00.
If you have any more questions please see our ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ page which we hope will answer most of them, otherwise please feel free to call us on 07880 784 626
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