Established in 1987, Dublin AIDS Alliance (DAA) Ltd is a voluntary organisation working to improve conditions for people living with or affected by HIV and AIDS.
DAA operates under an ethos of equality and is committed to making a positive contribution towards a humane and just society. We strive to ensure that our staff, volunteers and service users are treated with dignity and respect at all times and to create an environment that promotes equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination.
To improve conditions for people living with HIV and AIDS, their families and their caregivers, while actively promoting HIV and sexual health awareness in the general population.
To contribute to a reduction in the prevalence of HIV in Ireland.
To support those living with and affected by HIV and AIDS
To confront the stigma and discrimination associated with HIV and AIDS
To increase public awareness through the promotion of HIV and sexual health education
To influence policy through partnership and active campaigning
DAA is a voluntary, non-profit organisation, linked to various local and national networks. DAA is the non-governmental organisation (NGO) representative for the eastern region on the National AIDS Strategy Committee (NASC) and its Education and Prevention Subcommittee. DAA is a member of the HIV Services Network (HSN), the Gay Health Network (GHN), the Drugs Education Workers’ Forum (DEWF), Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI), Dublin Community Forum, Community Sector Employers' Forum, Employer Resource Bureau, CityWide Prison Links Group, the Treatment and Rehabilitation Subcommittee and the Prevention and Education Subcommittee of the North Inner City Drugs Task Force (NICDTF). DAA is a FETAC registered provider, and is affiliated to the Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed (INOU) and the Inner City Organisations Network (ICON). Other initiatives supported by DAA include Narcotics Anonymous (NA), the Union for Improved Services, Communication and Education (UISCE) and Positive Now.
Dublin AIDS Alliance is a company limited by guarantee without a share capital, Company no 206162, Registration no 8206162S & Charity no CHY 10858.