Fundación Dianova Uruguay

Chanaes center (Uruguay)

The Dianova Foundation in Uruguay is a non-profit organization that develops social and educational programmes to benefit people addicted to alcohol or other drugs and their families.

The Dianova programmes are based on integrated care that allows it to respond to the needs and expectations of its users and their families. The programmes are carried out in the Casa Melilla residential centre and in the Rondeau outpatient centre (Montevideo).

Our engagement in this country at a glance


Opening year


Employees and collaborators

3 facilities

1 outpatient service centre and 2 residential centres

8,233 people

Served in 2015

Addiction Services

  • Residential and outpatient treatment programme for adolescents: 44
  • Residential treatment for dual diagnoses (addiction and psychiatric illnesses): 64
  • Outpatient treatment (private): 26

Other intervention areas

  • Telephone helpline: 48
  • Interventions with families: 1.385
  • Addiction prevention and awareness initiatives in schools, universities and at the workplace: 322
  • Training sessions for professional addiction counsellors: 144
  • Training sessions for education professionals: 6.200

Certifications & Accreditations

In Uruguay, Dianova works together with the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Uruguayan Institute for Children and Adolescents (INAU), and the National Network for Drug Treatment and Care (RENADRO)