Welcome to SupportMe

This website is designed for people who wish to find information on all the various support services that are available to them in the West of Ireland.

Twenty different categories are listed in order to make looking for information a bit easier and you can also search by keyword or put in your local town.

 
 

Services by Region: Mayo Services by Region: Galway Services by Region: Roscommon

Support Services

Social & Sports support services in Mayo

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1. Croí- The West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation View More Details on Croí- The West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation Visit the Croí- The West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation Website Email Croí- The West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation
Address: Contact Details:
Croí House,
Moyola Lane,
Newcastle,
Galway
http://www.croi.ie
Telephone: 091 544310
Email: info@croi.ie
Website: www.croi.ie

A range of specialised Cardiac Health and lifestyle Programmes are now available in the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre.

  • Heart Smart
  • Cardiac Fitness Assessment
  • 6 Week Back to Fitness' Programme
  • Specialist Cardiac Dietetic Consultation
  • Weight  Management
  • Yoga
  • Specialised Physiotherapy and Exercise Prescription
  • Croi Health Wise Programme
  • Low Functioning Exercise Class
  • Walking Football

 
2. ICA – Irish Countrywomen's Association View More Details on ICA – Irish Countrywomen's Association Visit the ICA – Irish Countrywomen's Association Website Email ICA – Irish Countrywomen's Association
Address: Contact Details:
Ireland’s largest womens’ association. Organises community events nationwide.
Telephone: 01 6680002
Email: admin@an-grianan.ie
Website: www.ica.ie

The aim of the Irish Countrywomen's Association is to provide a welcoming and fun organisation which offers support, friendship, personal development, education and live long learning.

Our members regularly learn new skills, participate in local charity initiatives and get involved in their local communities. As a member of the ICA our structure means that your voice is heard locally, in your county and nationally as we work to ensure that women’s interests, family policies and community values are at the forefront of Government policy both nationally and in county councils locally. 

For a list of ICA Guilds in you county please check our website www.ica.ie under the Join heading or call us on 01 6680002

 
3. Macra na Feirme View More Details on Macra na Feirme Visit the Macra na Feirme Website Email Macra na Feirme
Address: Contact Details:
Macra na Feirme
Irish Farm Centre
Bluebell
Dublin 12
Ireland
Telephone: 01 426 8900
Email: macra@macra.ie
Website: www.macra.ie

Macra na Feirme is an organisation for young people between the ages of 17 and 35 who are interested in getting involved in sports, travel, drama, debating, or just want to meet new people and have some fun! To be a member of Macra, you must join a Macra club in your area. This will open the door to new friends and new activities. There are hundreds of clubs across Ireland bursting with activity who always welcome a new face.

What does Macra provide members?

- 31 County Executives, National Council, National Executive and a National Office.

- Training and support through a professional training staff.

- Representation through our role as a social partner.

- An opportunity for personal development through training and development

- A fully organised national programme of activities.

- Public liability insurance for those who organise normal Macra activities.

- A full colour Magazine delivered directly to each member.

- A Diary and Membership Card.

- And most of all, great craic!

 
4. Mayo Sports Partnership View More Details on Mayo Sports Partnership Visit the Mayo Sports Partnership Website Email Mayo Sports Partnership
Address: Contact Details:

Mayo Sports Partnership

Enterprise Office

Cedar Building

Moneen

Castlebar

Co.Mayo

Telephone: (094) 904 7025
Email: msp@mayococo.ie
Website: www.mayosports.ie

The aim of the Mayo Sports Partnership is to increase participation in all sports and to ensure local resources and facilities are used to the best effect. The partnership board has representatives from interested agencies and sporting groups. These include Mayo V.E.C., Mayo County Council, Mayo County Development Board, Western Health Board, FAS,G.M.I.T., Mayo Education Centre, Udaras, North East Mayo Leader, South West Mayo Development Co.,  Mayo Community Forum, and representatives from the County Sports Forum.

The Sports Partnership has three main functions:

Information - To establish a consultation process with sport clubs and organisations and to identify their needs and resources. Initiate research and compile a sports directory. One stop shop for sport in Mayo.

Education- To provide quality opportunities for education and training at local level. Provide training courses targeting volunteers and providing access to sports specific courses through the national governing bodies of sport.

Implementation - To develop a strategic plan for sport in Mayo and select participation programmes to suit local needs.

The Sports Partnership launched the first strategic plan for sport in Mayo on 28th June 2006. The plan may be downloaded from the Publications section, alternatively contact this office for a copy. (the new Strategic Plan is due to be launched in late 2010)

The plan identifies four key areas for action in the county during the lifespan of the plan from 2006 – 2009.


1.      Increasing Participation


2.      Training and Education


3.      Facilities and Amenities


4.      Communication and co-ordination

 

 

We are also involved in facilitating and co-ordinating a number of targeted programmes, projects and initiatives at local level. These include the Buntús Pre-school and primary programmes, Code of Ethics and Best Practice in Sport Workshops,Women in Sport initiatives, Challenge Projects and Disability initiatives. The Partnership also identifies local projects which are grant aided through its Special Participation Initiative Grant scheme and supports volunteer training through its training grant scheme
 

 
5. National Federation of Arch Clubs View More Details on National Federation of Arch Clubs Visit the National Federation of Arch Clubs Website Email National Federation of Arch Clubs
Address: Contact Details:

74 Meadow Grove,
Churchtown Upper
Dublin 16,
Ireland. 

Telephone: 01 2951081
Email: archclubs@eircom.net
Website: www.archclubs.com/

Friendship Clubs For People With Special Needs
The National Federation of Arch Clubs is the umbrella body in Ireland for 50 friendship clubs catering for people with special needs.

From the formation of one club in Dundrum to 50 clubs nationwide, Arch has continued to grow, with up to 2000 club members enjoying various club activities around the country. Well done to all the volunteers, committee members, fundraisers and parents who help to make their clubs possible.

Arch Clubs provide a secure social environment for people with special needs. We aim to enhance and enrich the lives of people with special needs and their families by providing choices, opportunities and respect for all those who have special needs in community-based Arch Clubs.

 
6. Shore Farm Pony Therapy View More Details on Shore Farm Pony Therapy Visit the Shore Farm Pony Therapy Website Email Shore Farm Pony Therapy
Address: Contact Details:
Ballysokerry,
Ballina,
Co. Mayo
Contact: Emer Quinn
Telephone: 087 2110129
Email: quinnemer2@gmail.com
Website: www.northmayo.ie/shore-farm-po...

Shore Farm Pony Therapy is based in the scenic location overlooking Killala Bay with access to the shoreline for horse and rider. This centre is the only Therapeutic Riding Centre in County Mayo. The facilities include a sand arena, stable yard and sensory trail, providing fantastic opportunities to expose riders to a rich variety of sensory experiences.

Shore Farm Pony therapy caters for children with emotional, physical or cognitive disabilities between the ages of 4-12. A Therapeutic riding session is a healthy and fun activity that gently challenges the rider and rewards them with a sense of achievement and freedom. A roller and pad are used for the rider to sit on, this allows the rider to get an enriched sensory and physical experience. The horse’s movement mimics and helps to develop the movement of walking for the rider. This promotes strength, balance, coordination, flexibility and confidence for rider.

Therapeutic riding sessions are individualised and designed to encourage participation and the development of individual abilities, with specific goals designed for each rider.Therapeutic riding offers many benefits including emotional, social and physical, leading to greater awareness and self-confidence for people with special needs.

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People to Contact

Emer Quinn
quinnemer2@gmail.com
087 2110129