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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

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Health support services in Mayo

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1. BWRT Ireland View More Details on BWRT Ireland Visit the BWRT Ireland Website Email BWRT Ireland
Address: Contact Details:

Kachina Alternative Health & Beauty, Mayo Leisure Point, Moneen, Castlebar, Co Mayo

Contact: Laura McDonald
Telephone: 0949027110
Email: laura@bwrtireland.ie
Website: www.bwrtireland.ie

BWRT® is BrainWorking Recursive Therapy®, an immensely effective technique that can often dissolve many mind-related problems almost instantaneously. There's actually nothing else like it in the world of therapy.

What's so special about BWRT®?
BWRT is a psychological therapy developed in 2011 by UK therapist trainer Terence Watts and has enjoyed a speedy rise in popularity in the UK and worldwide, thanks to the success it has enjoyed from the start and its rapid resolution of problems. So profoundly successful is it that it's now employed as the main therapy in a South African mental health clinic, dealing with, among other things, the aftermath of violent trauma.

It's based on the latest discoveries in neuro-science about how the brain receives and stores information
You don't need to tell the practitioner anything you don't want to talk about - no need to share your secrets
As long as you know how you would prefer to feel instead of how you feel already, the practitioner can help you
Most problems are resolved very quickly, often in a single session and even complicated problems like alcoholism can be resolved in 4 -5 sessions
It's able to deal effectively with a wide range of issues, from simple anxiety or phobias all the way up to problems lke eating disorders, alcoholism, drug abuse, gambling, pornography addiction and more
All BWRT Therapists ('Practitioner' and 'Therapist' means the same thing) have to undergo a full assessment of their skills
It's logical and doesn't use trance states, tapping, touching, stroking, gazing, 'energy paths' meridians or anything else unscientific

 'Find a Therapist' link at https://www.bbrs.org.uk


People to Contact

Laura McDonald

2. Cancer Care West View More Details on Cancer Care West Visit the Cancer Care West Website Email Cancer Care West
Address: Contact Details:
Cancer Care West Support Centre
72 Seamus Quirke Road
Telephone: 091 545 000
091 540 040
Email: info@cancercarewest.ie
Website: www.cancercarewest.ie

Cancer Care West is a cancer patient and family care organisation whose aim is to enhance patient and family care and well being in a holistic way, and in support of conventional medical treatment and interventions. The Charity also undertakes research on care for patients and families and also undertakes educational and awareness initiatives in this area.

The Charity's activities and supports seek to add value for patients and their families to the treatments and care provided within the public and private healthcare systems in Ireland.

We offer a variety of support groups geared towards the different needs of patients and their families. 

We also have an individual support service to help you in your journey whether you are a cancer patient or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer. Offering information, psychology consultations, benefits advice and a range of complementary therapies our cancer support specialists are here to work with you in whatever way you find helpful. 

See our website for further information.

3. Community Based Family Support Service Mayo View More Details on Community Based Family Support Service Mayo Visit the Community Based Family Support Service Mayo Website Email Community Based Family Support Service Mayo
Address: Contact Details:
Claire Mc Nally
Team Leader
N5 business park, Moneen
Co Mayo
Contact: Claire Mc Nally
Telephone: 087 6060535
Email: c.mcnally@mayofamilysupport.ie
Website: www.familysupportmayo.wordpres...


Offers and provides a family support service to parents and their children aged 0-17yrs in their local community


The family support service aims:

• to build family strengths & social supports
• to develop positive relationships by creating a nurturing family environment
• to promote positive behaviours by teaching personal social skills
• to empower parents  to build their children’s self-determination

It is a free, non-judgemental and non-denominational service funded by Tusla


Currently in six communities in Co Mayo:

1. Ballina area @ Ballina Family Resource Centre, Abbey Street, Ardnaree, Ballina
2. Ballinrobe area @ TACU Family Resource Centre, Main Street, Ballinrobe
3. Claremorris area @ Curam Family & Community Centre, D'Alton Street, Claremorris
4. Westport / Louisburgh area @ Sharkey Hill Community Centre
5. Erris area @ the IWA, Belmullet
6.Ballyhaunis @Ballyhaunis FRC, The Friary, Ballyhaunis

Team Leader:  Claire Mc Nally, c/o the ISPCC, N5 Business Park, Moneen, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

People to Contact

Claire Mc Nally
087 6060535

4. Community Hospital Belmullet View More Details on Community Hospital Belmullet
Address: Contact Details:

Co Mayo

Telephone: 097 81301

5. Counselling View More Details on Counselling Visit the Counselling Website Email Counselling
Address: Contact Details:



Co Mayo

Contact: hello@essentialcounselling.ie
Email: hello@essentialcounselling.ie
Website: www.essentialcounselling.ie

Do you avoid therapy because you worry about disclosing private information or personal secrets?  If so, then BWRT (brain wave recursive therapy)  may be the way forward for you.

BWRT® works with personal problems, fears, anxieties, grief, over eating and most issues. Clients have found that even severe difficulties that have lasted for years can go away and often in just a few short sessions. The therapy can be carried out via zoom. 

People to Contact


6. 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,
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

7. Department of Health and Children – Office for Older People View More Details on Department of Health and Children – Office for Older People Visit the Department of Health and Children – Office for Older People Website Email Department of Health and Children – Office for Older People
Address: Contact Details:
Hawkins House,
Hawkins Street,
Dublin 2
Telephone: 01 6354000
Email: info@health.gov.ie
Website: www. health.gov.ie/

The Office for Older People is based in the Department of Health and Children. The Office comprises three Units – Services for Older People; Long Stay Charges; Strategy Development.

8. Department of Social Protection View More Details on Department of Social Protection Visit the Department of Social Protection Website Email Department of Social Protection
Address: Contact Details:
Áras Mhic Dhiarmada,
Store Street,
Dublin 1
Telephone: 01 7043000
Email: info@welfare.ie
Website: www.welfare.ie

The Department's role is to promote a caring society through ensuring access to income support and other services, enabling active participation, promoting social inclusion and supporting families. Older people are supported through income and other support services including the following;

– Information Services – 1890 66 22 44
– Free Travel, Household Benefits, State Pension, Domiciliary Care, Widow(er)s Pension, Widowed Parent Grant, Blind Persons Pension - Tel: 1890 500 000
– Carer's Allowance, Carer's Benefit, Disability Allowance, Disablement Benefit, Invalidity Pension, Bereavement Grant - Tel: 1890 927 770
– Supplementary Welfare Allowance - 071 9157100
– Homemakers Te 1890 690 690
– Respite Care Grant – Tel: 01 6732222
– Illness Benefit, Injury Benefit, Medical Care – Tel: 1890 928 400
– Treatment Benefit -Telephone 1890 400 400 
Social Welfare Local Office Galway Tel 091 500800 
Hynes Building, St. Augustine Street, Galway, Co. Galway

9. District Hospital Ballina View More Details on District Hospital Ballina
Address: Contact Details:

Co Mayo

Telephone: 096 21166

10. Eating Disorder Solutions View More Details on Eating Disorder Solutions Visit the Eating Disorder Solutions  Website Email Eating Disorder Solutions
Address: Contact Details:
Milltown Tuam Galway
Contact: David O'Farrell
Telephone: 085 7637059
Email: dofarrell@mindandbody.ie
Website: eatingdisordersolutions.ie


CBT-E One Therapist

Out patient Treatment available to fit in with your work, college, and personal lifestyle. One therapist to assess, treat and monitor your progress beyond the nightmare of Eating Disorders. No need for psychiatrist, psychologist, nurse, dietitian or nutritionist, all your needs are addressed by David.

Client specific treatment, designed to address the maintaining mechanism keeping the eating disorder in place.

CBT-E is designed to address: Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, Other Eating Disorders. It is the only treatment which has extensive research findings proving it's effectiveness in treating eating disorders in children and adults worldwide.

"Helping You to Help Yourself" contact David @ 085 7637059 for appointment / assessment. Find me in Milltown, Tuam, Co. Galway.

People to Contact

David O'Farrell
085 7637059

11. Eden Wellness View More Details on Eden Wellness Visit the Eden Wellness Website Email Eden Wellness
Address: Contact Details:

Kachina Alternative Health & Beauty Centre

Mayo Leisure Point, 


Co Mayo 

Contact: Laura McDonald
Telephone: 0949027110
Email: laura@edenwellness.ie
Website: www.edenwellness.ie

I offer clinical hypnotherapy and BWRT in my clinic. I have been in practice since 2004 treating a range of issues including stress, anxiety, fears, phobias, confidence issues, symptoms of depression and low mood, smoking cessation, hypnosis for childbirth. 

People to Contact

Laura McDonald

12. Family Carers Ireland View More Details on Family Carers Ireland Visit the Family Carers Ireland Website Email Family Carers Ireland
Address: Contact Details:
Barrack Street,
Co Galway
091 880418

The Glebe
Co Galway
093 70022

The Harlequin Plaza
Garvey Way
Co Mayo
086 3775702

Castle Street
Roscommon Town
Co. Roscommon
090 6627698
086 8099494
Contact: Ann Gardiner
Telephone: (091) 880418
Email: info@familycarers.ie
Website: www.familycarers.ie/

Family Carers Ireland is a registered charity (number CHY 10962) and a company limited by guarantee, emerging from the coming together of two long standing charities of over 25 years – The Carers Association and Caring for Carers in 2016. The merger brings the best of both charities together whilst broadening the range of services and supports to family carers and giving one national voice to represent fairness for carers. 

See our website for all the services that Family Carers Ireland has to offer.

Carer Groups

Family Carers Ireland runs carer groups all over the country. These groups meet regularly, usually once a month. The carers that attend set the agenda. Carers often use the time to share coping strategies and local information in addition to offering emotional support. Guest speakers such as Public Health Nurses, HSE and Social Welfare experts are invited to meetings to address carers on issues of interest to them. Groups provide a valuable opportunity to meet others with similar caring experiences. Indeed this is how many enduring friendships began.

Groups are also integral to the operation of Family Carers Ireland. We operate on the basis of group membership because it believes that local networks best promote inclusion and support at local, regional and national levels. Groups play a vital role in promoting recognition of the identity, contribution and needs of family carers, in articulating existing and emerging need and in representing family carers’ issues both to policymakers and to the general community. The organisation recognises three categories of group as eligible for membership in this capacity: local groups, regional forums and virtual groups.

Five or more members coming together with the same goals and meeting on a regular basis may form a group affiliated with Family Carers Ireland. Members of FCI groups will be united by a common bond, which could simply be a shared geographical area, or caring for family members with a condition in common, e.g. parents of children with Autism / ADHD.

There are three different fee options in relation to membership:

An annual subscription fee of €10, (€8 for group members) enables you to become a full member of FCI and add your voice to that of other family carers.
In addition, full members can, on payment of an annual €10 supplementary fee, avail of a discount card which entitles you to our negotiated exclusive deals.
Some groups may opt to become Associate Members of Family Carers Ireland, for €250 per group per annum.
Your membership fee helps to fund a range of services to carers and their families.

Carer groups allow carers to:

  • share their experiences, feelings, ideas, concerns, information and problems
  • access information on their rights and entitlements
  • act together to highlight carers issues with decision makers
  • have a sense of connection with other family carers in similar circumstances
  • have a break from the caring situation
  • relax, socialise and learn from other carers
  • cope from day to day

People to Contact

Ann Gardiner
(086) 0271454

13. Galway Hearing Care View More Details on Galway Hearing Care Visit the Galway Hearing Care Website Email Galway Hearing Care
Address: Contact Details:
5 Commerce House,
Flood Street,
Contact: Joseph Browne
Telephone: 091 567 888
Email: info@galwayhearngcare.ie
Website: www.galwayheariungcare.ie

Galway Hearing Care is a private family run Audiology service providing Hearing Assessment and digital hearing aids to adults and children over 4 years of age. Our reputation speaks for itself and it is why ENT Consultants in UCHG and The Galway Clinic trust us with their Patients. We offer full PRSI grant (€1000) every 4 years towards the cost of hearing aids (to qualifying applicants).

People to Contact

Joseph Browne
091 567 888

Address: Contact Details:
Telephone: 0879435264
Email: ncarrmcgarr@hotmail.com

While I am a General Practitioner of Homeopathy I specialise in Anxiety Disorders. I treat people all over the world on Skype, or at my clinic in Westport. Co Mayo. My objective is to help people live life to the full, free from Anxiety. I believe all Anxiety Disorders including Panic Attacks, O.C.D. Derealisation, Depression, Addiction etc., etc., can be successfully treated with Homeopathy. The treatment is gentle, natural, inexpensive, non toxic, non addictive yet a very EFFECTIVE form of medicine.

15. HSE Freedom of Information View More Details on HSE Freedom of Information
Address: Contact Details:
Merlin Park Regional Hospital,
Telephone: 091 773838

The HSE is covered by the Freedom of Information Act meaning that records held by the HSE can be applied for and if a range of criteria are met can be released to the public. Personal information like medical records can only be released to that person.

16. HSE General Practitioner Services View More Details on HSE General Practitioner Services
Address: Contact Details:
Your local health office can provide a list of GPs in the area.
Telephone: 091 523122

17. HSE National Information Line View More Details on HSE National Information Line Visit the HSE National Information Line Website Email HSE National Information Line
Address: Contact Details:
Telephone: 1850 24 1850
Email: info@hse.ie
Website: www.hse.ie

The HSE provides a national information services on a wide range of health services, entitlements and eligibility. The Info line operates from 8am to 8pm Monday- Saturday.

18. I.D.E.A.L (Irish Detox Expert Advisory Links) View More Details on I.D.E.A.L (Irish Detox Expert Advisory Links) Email I.D.E.A.L (Irish Detox Expert Advisory Links)
Address: Contact Details:
Neale Park,
The Neale, 
Contact: valerie farragher
Telephone: 0949545623
Email: valfarragher@ymail.com
Email: maryhomedetox@ymail.com
Email: homedetox@mail.com

I.D.E.A.L is a brand new service.  To date it is the only one of its kind available in Ireland and is now providing home-based alcohol detoxification services for people who are dependent on alcohol and wish to stop drinking.
We provide "at home" care and support for the whole family in the family home.
Our program works by having a visiting health care worker, recovery mentor and family facilitor who comes to the family home until detoxification treatment is completed and recovery is well under way.
Our program lasts for a total of 7 weeks from start to finish.  Alcohol detoxification medication is prescribed for comfort and safety 
Home treatment is proven to be more cost effective than residential and this can be another huge benefit to financially restricted families.
it is not always necessary to be admitted to hospital or rehab for alcohol detoxification.

Home alcohol detoxification is suitable for

  • Self employed
  •  Lone parents
  •  Those in the public eye
  •  Low income families
  •  Those who do not wish to be separated from family for treatment
  •  Farming families
  • Those who need ultimate privacy
consultations are free of charge and we also have payment plan options 

People to Contact

valerie farragher

Mary coyne

19. Independent Living Ireland View More Details on Independent Living Ireland Visit the Independent Living Ireland Website Email Independent Living Ireland
Address: Contact Details:
5 The Parade
Bastion Court
Connaught Street
Telephone: 090 64 92702
Email: info@independentlivingireland.ie
Website: www.independentlivingireland.i...

Independent Living Ireland Ltd provides telecare and assistive living services to promote independence, dignity and quality of life to the elderly, people with disabilities and their carers.

Our products assist those in need to live safely in their homes by reducing the risks of fire and flood, improving security and providing peace of mind in emergency situations e.g fall detection, that a family member/neighbour/monitoring centre will be alerted immediately.

We have two demonstration houses in Athlone town and Ballyconnell Co.Cavan which allow carers, families and individuals to view a wide range of telecare and assistive living products and to test their application.

20. Living Well View More Details on Living Well Visit the Living Well Website Email Living Well
Address: Contact Details:

Living Well Programme,
Mosaic Center,
Stephan Garvey Way,

Contact: Bonnie King
Email: bonnie.king@mayocil.ie
Website: www.hse.ie/livingwell

Living Well offers a six week Programme, for people living with one or more long term physical or mental health conditions or people caring for someone with a long term condition. It origianted from Stanford university and has been widely researched and proved to be highly effective. It is completely free of charge. It runs for 2.5 hours per week and is now available on line, with plenty of support given to help you navigate the online world. Including one to one tutorials on how to get on line and use zoom etc. 

People to Contact

Bonnie King

Jackie Lynott

21. Mayo General Hospital View More Details on Mayo General Hospital
Address: Contact Details:


Co Mayo

Telephone: 094 9021733

22. Myhomecare View More Details on Myhomecare Visit the Myhomecare Website Email Myhomecare
Address: Contact Details:

Unit 19, 3rd Floor

Dockgate, Merchant's Road


Contact: Donna McCrystall
Telephone: 1 800 400 900
Email: info@myhomecare.ie
Website: myhomecare.ie/

Evidence has shown that people are happier and live longer within their own homes. All of our home care service programmes are designed to promote independent living within a safe and comfortable environment. Whether you’re looking for basic home help from qualified carers or advanced home nursing or home care services, our Home Care company can work with you to design a home care service package that meets your needs.

Our home care services include:

Respite Care
Assisted Hospital Discharge
Care for Children with Special Needs or Illness
Assisted Living
Dementia/Alzheimer’s Care
With offices in Dublin, Galway, Dundalk, Cork, Waterford and Limerick and a team of nationwide carers and registered nurses, our Home Care company, myhomecare.ie, is a leading supplier of home care services and home nursing solutions right across Ireland.

Would you like to work as a carer for myhomecare.ie?

If you have completed a carer course
If you are a caring person and have a genuine interest in helping others
If you have experience of caring for a loved one and would like to become a Homecare Assistant
If the answer is yes, we would love to hear from you.

People to Contact

Donna McCrystall

23. Play Therapy Mayo View More Details on Play Therapy Mayo Visit the Play Therapy Mayo Website Email Play Therapy Mayo
Address: Contact Details:
Ross West, 
Contact: Siobhan Gallagher
Telephone: 087 6652463
Email: playtherapymayo@gmail.com
Website: www.playtherapymayo.ie

Play is a child’s natural way of expressing themselves, and Play Therapy provides them with an opportunity to “play out” their thoughts, feelings and problems in a non-directive way, in a safe environment with a caring therapist. In a Play Therapy session, the therapist follows the child’s lead and allows them to explore the wide range of toys available. As their relationship develops the child gains greater insight into their personal problems, through their play. The therapist uses a Play Therapy Tool Kit as well as specialist techniques such as empathetic listening and reflection to aid the therapeutic process. Play Therapy can also be more directive, for example when used with groups rather than individuals. The therapist will form a plan for the group, incorporating different parts of the Play Therapy Tool Kit, and working toward a therapeutic aim – for example, to increase self esteem, or to develop an understanding of loss.

At Play Therapy Mayo, play therapy is administered through one-on-on sessions. How this works is there will be a initial meeting with the parent/guardian to discuss the best way of working with the child. If the pre-therapy conditions are met the child will come to play therapy for a weekly hour long session. After the first 5 sessions there will be a parent review with the therapist to discuss how the child is engaging in the process.

People to Contact

Siobhan Gallagher
087 6652463

24. The Alzheimer Society of Ireland View More Details on The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Visit the The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Website Email The Alzheimer Society of Ireland
Address: Contact Details:
Contact: Alzheimer National Helpline
Telephone: 1800 341 341
Email: helpline@alzheimer.ie
Website: www.alzheimer.ie

The Alzheimer Society of work work with people with dementia and their families. Our services include home care, day centres, support groups and dementia advisor and information services.

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland have services in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.


In Galway we currently have the following services and supports; Day Care, Home Care, Carer Support Groups, Dementia Adviser Service, Alzheimer Cafe and Cognitive Stimulation Therapy.
Please visit our website on www.alzheimer.ie or contact our confidential helpline on 1800 341 341 or by e-mail on helpline@alzheimer.ie for further information or support in addition to contact details of our services.

In Mayo we currently have the following services and supports; Day Care.

Please visit our website on www.alzheimer.ie or contact our confidential helpline on 1800 341 341 or by e-mail on helpline@alzheimer.ie for further information or support in addition to contact details of our services.


In Roscommon we currently have the following services and supports; Day Care and Community Dementia Support Nurse.

Please visit our website on www.alzheimer.ie or contact our confidential helpline on 1800 341 341 or by e-mail on helpline@alzheimer.ie for further information or support in addition to contact details of our services.

People to Contact

Alzheimer National Helpline
1800 341 341

25. The Speech Centre View More Details on The Speech Centre Visit the The Speech Centre Website Email The Speech Centre
Address: Contact Details:
Knocknacarra Medical Centre
Clybaun Road Lower

Sports Clinic West
McHale Park, McHale Road
Telephone: 085 7489988
091 862220
085 1681158 Castlebar
Email: galway@thespeechcentre.com
Email: castlebar@thespeechcentre.com
Website: www.thespeechcentre.com

Providing private Speech & Language Therapy for Children and Adults, throughout Galway and surrounding areas. See our website for specialist areas. 

26. Westcare Homecare Ltd View More Details on Westcare Homecare Ltd Visit the Westcare Homecare Ltd Website Email Westcare Homecare Ltd
Address: Contact Details:
Unit 10 B Cleveragh Business Park
Contact: Geraldine Casserly
Telephone: 071 9146768
071 9144677
087 9745273
Email: info@westcarehomecare.ie
Website: www.westcarehomecare.ie

Westcare Homecare Ltd, is a private company owned and operated by Geraldine Casserly and Sharon Carter, both of whom have extensive experience in the home care industry.  Westcare Homecare Ltd  provides quality care to persons in the home.  All our carers are Fetac level 5 trained, insured, Garda Vetted and referenced check.  We provide care to the elderly, persons with physical and intellectual disabilities, persons with alzheimers, and those requiring pallative care. 

People to Contact

Geraldine Casserly
071 9146768

27. WestDoc - GP Out of Hours Service View More Details on WestDoc - GP Out of Hours Service
Address: Contact Details:
Telephone: 1850 365000

Westdoc is the out-of-hours GP service, which has been developed on a partnership basis between General Practitioners and the Western Health Board.

It provides out of hours medical care to public and private patients of participating doctors in the Western Health Board region between 6.00pm and 8.00am, Monday to Friday and 24 hours on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.


28. Work4You - Acquired Brain Injury Ireland View More Details on Work4You - Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Visit the Work4You - Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Website Email Work4You - Acquired Brain Injury Ireland
Address: Contact Details:
Acquired Brain Injury Ireland
Upper Chapel Street
Co., Mayo
Contact: Mairead Bradley
Telephone: 0949026630
012804164 ext 301
Email: work4you@abiireland.ie
Email: mbradley@abiireland.ie
Website: www.abiireland.ie

Work4You is a vocational assessment service for people who have an acquired brain injury (ABI) and who want to return to work, training or education. Work4You also provides essential ABI information and education for employers, tutors and trainers who are supporting people affected by an ABI. ABI Ireland has three Work4You teams located in the Border, Midlands and West Region. Each team includes an Occupational Therapist and two Vocational Facilitators who will carry out one-to-one assessments as well as providing on-going vocational guidance and support. Every Work4You participant will be supported to develop a Personal Progression Plan (PPP) which will enable them to set, and achieve goals relating to education, training and employment. The west team covers the counties Mayo, Galway, Roscommon, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.

A full Work4You assessment is carried out by an Occupational Therapist, highlighting each Work4You participants work skills, knowledge and experience. The Work4You team use Valpar assessment tools while also taking a holistic look at the participants’ life. Focusing on the individuals functional and work capacity, identifying transferrable skills.
Work4You will:
- Give the individual a chance to get involved in tasks which they may find more challenging, such as identify areas of work they find difficult or impossible to do
- Provide assistance in setting vocational goals; which include outlining potential work, training and education options
- Ensure that those with an ABI receive feedback, recommendations and strategies with which they can build on their vocational strength
- Develop a sustainable working environment for both the employee, employer, student, tutor and trainer. 

Work4You referrals can be made by the person with an ABI, a family member, or employer as well as healthcare and allied professionals. Work4You participants must meet the following criteria:
- Have sustained an ABI
- Live in counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, Galway, Offaly, Longford, Westmeath, Louth, Cavan, Monaghan or Laois
- 16-65 years
- Receive a Department of Social Protection payment
- Be approved by the Department of Social Protection to participate in Work4You

ABI Ireland will coordinate an eligibility check on behalf of the Department of Social Protection. Once approval has been received the Work4You team will begin to work with the individual to ensure an effective Personal Progression Plan is put in place to help them return to work, training or education. In the event of someone not being eligible for this programme, the team will link them in with appropriate community support services.

Work4You is funded by the Department of Social Protection and the European Social Fund under the Disability Activation Project (DACT). The programme ‘Work4You’ is the first community based neuro-assessment service of its kind in Ireland.

The Work4You hub for the West and North-West Region is located at Upper Chapel Street, Castlebar. For more information about Work4You contact 094 9026 630 or see www.abiireland.ie 

People to Contact

Mairead Bradley

Zoe Barnett

Rosaleen Gaffney