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Bray Community Addiction Team (BCAT) is a company limited by guarantee with charitable status. BCAT is managed by a voluntary Board of Directors whose role is to lead the organisation to achieve its Mission and Vision through strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation; adhering to legal and regulatory requirements; human resource management; managing risk; and financial management and reporting. To this end the Management Committee meets 6 times per year and three sub committees of the Management Committee meet a further 6 times per year and feed back to the Management Committee. The three sub committees are a) Finance, Audit & Risk b) Strategy, Resource and Governance c) Quality and Safety.


Board of Directors

Donal Quill

Director - Chairperson (Community)

Dermot Martin

Director (Community)

Maryrose Costello

Director (Bray Area Partnership )

Jim Smaul

Director Company Secretary (Community)

Moses Sebalu

Director (Community)

Mick Mason

Director (Community)






Finance Audit and Risk Committee

Terms of Reference

Agree the annual budget with Manager, Financial Administrator before it is submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.

Agree budget changes with the Manager,Financial Administrator before they are submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.

Review new organisational policies or changes to organisational policies before they are submitted to the Board of Directors for approval.


Maintain a Risk Register to track the strategic risks of the organisation for review and consideration by the Board of Directors

Monitor and review the accuracy of the financial statements of the organisation and announcements about the organisation’s financial performance and financial controls


Monitor and review control and risk management systems.


Monitor and review the effectiveness of the organisation’s internal audit role;


Monitor and review the external auditor’s independence and the effectiveness of the audit process;


Monitor and review arrangements by which staff of the organisation may, in confidence, raise concerns about possible improprieties in matters of financial reporting or other matters. (The committee will make sure that there are arrangements for independent investigation of such matters and for appropriate follow-up action).


Approve the terms of engagement of the external auditor.


Make recommendations to the board about the appointment, pay and conditions of the external auditor. The Board of Directors then puts these recommendations to the members for their approval in a general meeting. (The organisation’s annual report should include a description of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee’s work.)


In addition The Finance, Audit and Riskommittee will meet quarterly to:

  • To review the previous quarter’s activity
  • To consider and decide on any adjustments required for the coming quarter
  • To consider any broader strategic issues with regard to finance



Membership (Finance, Audit and Risk Committee)

Mick Mason


Dermot Martin

Internal Auditor



Staff in attendance - Manager,Team Leader and Administrator


Resource and Governance Committee

Jim Smaul




Staff in attendance - Manager and Team Leader


Quality and Safety Committee

Orla Butler


Moses Sebalu


Staff in attendance - Manger and Team Leader



Charities Regulations 

BCAT is compliant with the Charities Governance Code.

The Charities Goverence Code is reviewd and updated annually since 2021.

For information on the Governance Code see


Our company details are also available to view on


Quality Standards in Drugs and Alcohol Services (QuADS) and Safer Better Healthcare (SBHC)


BCAT’s policies and procedures are aligned with QuADS standards and SBHC


For information on QuADS see


Can you help?

If you have expertise in the areas listed in the sub-groups above and would like to contribute to BCAT's governance structure please contact us.


Registered Charity Number 19428


BCAT’s Drop In Opening Times


Little Bray Office Drop in Hours :

Monday 10:00AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Tuesday 10:00AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Wednesday Drop In Closed (U18s Keyworking Only)

Thursday 10:00AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 -4:00 PM

Friday 10:00AM - 12:00 PM, 2:00 -4:00 PM

Saturday 12:30PM - 3:30 PM


Boghall Office Drop In Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wendesday 2:00PM - 3:30PM
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed


Please note BCAT's Dublin Road Drop in will open on all Bank Holiday Saturday from 12:30 to 3:30pm


One to One Keyworking Meetings will run from Monday to Friday from 10am to 1pm & 2pmto 5pm in both Offices with the excepion of Wednesday mornings in our Boghall office

Our needle exchange service will run as normal Monday to Friday in Boghall.


If you are in crisis you can contact us on 012764692 or on



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