Ms Janice Creagh, Guidance Counsellor, The Sutherland Centre, North Street, Skibbereen, Co. Cork
BFSCW operate an open door policy, with one-to-one consultations where information and services are made available to all individuals, families and community groups.
Raymond O Regan – Email: Raymond.ORegan@corketb.ie Tel: 086 8239094
The Adult Basic Education Service (ABE) provides small group and some 1-1 tuition in reading, writing and maths to adults with a basic skills need for adults with literacy difficulties. Generally NFQ levels 1-3 are offered.
To provide support to young people through 1:1 education, prevention and intervention work in relation to alcohol and /or drug misuse.
The Attic Bantry is a Youth Cafe in Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland where everyone a the age of 14- 18 is welcome 😉 As a member you may use our equipment, e.g. pool table, darts, computer or wi-fi or just pop in and spend your free time here. You can make new friends and if you just want to talk to someone the staff members will always be here for you. 🙂
The Brothers of Charity Services empower people with intellectual disability / autism to live the lives they choose. They are currently undergoing a transformation in the way in which they support and serve people with an intellectual disability in line with best practice internationally.
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CoAction was founded on the philosophy of ‘a local service for local needs’, and with this in mind local branches of volunteers were established in Castletownbere, Clonakilty, Dunmanway and Skibbereen, in addition to the original branch in Bantry. The first state funding was received in 1990. CoAction has developed comprehensive services for both children and adults with an intellectual disability and autism in the West Cork area and now provides services for 598 children and 140 adults.
Cope Foundation is a non-profit organisation which supports over 2,300 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
The centrally based national resource for advice and information for employers on the employment of people with disabilities
Foróige is Ireland’s leading, most successful youth organisation. We have been working with young people since 1952! That’s more than 60 years.
GROW is a Mental Health Organisation which helps people who have suffered, or are suffering, from mental health problems. Members are helped to recover from all forms of mental breakdown, or indeed, to prevent such happening. GROW, founded in Australia in 1957 by former mental sufferers, has a national network of over 130 Groups in Ireland. Its principal strength is the support members give each other from their own experience in matters to do with mental health.
Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is a national organisation which provides a range of services to people with disabilities and other mobility impairments in their own homes and communities.
Kinsale Youth Support Services are a group of local people who have come together to support young people and promote positive mental health in our community.
Local Link provides safe secure and reliable Public Transport services in local and rural areas of Ireland.
Take the first step is Ireland’s campaign to promote the free help that’s available across the country. And it’s not like being back at school. It’s relaxed and friendly and can take just a couple of hours a week.
National Learning Network provides a range of flexible training programmes and support services for people who need specialist support (job seekers, unemployed, people with an illness or disability) in 50 centres around the country. The SOLAS & HSE training programmes, all of which include work experience, offer nationally recognised qualifications including QQI, ECDL, and City and Guilds ensuring that students are ready to get a job or go on to further education.
Novas’ Support and Sustainment Worker provides sensitive and pragmatic support services to families and single people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless in the west Cork region.
Helping the people we serve to be more independent; helping them to contribute to and be more included in their communities; empowering them with the skills and confidence to be active in the workforce; and supporting them to be in charge of their health and wellness.
SHEP is an Irish, not-for-profit, community-based training and development organisation established in 1974. Our key areas of work include: a unique Training Programme based on experiential group-work approaches; Low-cost Counselling; Advocacy; providing specialist supports to community-based organisations; and International Partnership.
The Irish Progressive Association for Autism (IPAA) is a Cork based Voluntary Organisation established in September 2001. Since its establishment IPAA/Shine has worked with hundreds of families across Cork city and county to secure assessments, therapies, services and appropriate education for their children.
Shine is the national organisation dedicated to upholding the rights and addressing the needs of all those affected by mental ill health, through the promotion and provision of high-quality services and working to ensure the continual enhancement of the quality of life of the people it serves.
Shine has offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Kilkenny, Tullamore and Dundalk.
Jimeve O’Neill (Development Officer) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 086 735 6340
The West Cork Carers Support Group (WCCSG) was formed in 1998 and provides a wide range of supports to improve the quality of life of Carers. The Group is open to all Carers, whether they care for a relative, neighbour or friend.
West Cork Counselling Service Support
Ross House, Main St, Dunmanway Co. Cork
West Cork Crisis Pregnancy Counselling Service
Ross House, Main Street, Dunmanway, Co. Cork
Riverside Studios, North Street, Skibbereen, West Cork
West Cork Development Partnership Building, Main Street, Bantry, Co. Cork
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