Befriending Mayo Community
A network of community groups working in partnership with the HSE. The service makes telephone contact with people who would like a regular call.
T: Castlebar Voluntary Social Service 094 902 1378; Clar IRD, Claremorris 094 9371830; Westport Family & Community Resource Centre 098 24419; Knockmore/Rathduff Community Centre 094 925 8016; Crossmolina Enterprise Centre 096 30935; Lacken Community Care, Carrowmore-Lacken 096 34130; Cairde le Cheile, Kiltane 097 83881; Tacu Ballinrobe Family Resource Centre 094 954 2908; Solas Family Resource Centre, Headford 093 36446
Citizens Information Centres
Ballina, Belmullet, Castlebar, Claremorris, Westport
Citizens Information Centres provide information, advice and advocacy services on a broad range of public and social services. This is a free, strictly confidential and independent service.
Community Based Family Support Services Families
This is a partnership between Tusla, Tacu FRC, Curam (Claremorris), Ballina FRC, Westport Sharkey Hill Community Centre, Le Cheile FRC and Ballyhaunis FRC.
The aim of the Community Based Family Support Service is to work in partnership with families who are experiencing stress/difficulties at home. It works with families to develop individualised programmes to meet the needs of the family. These programmes are designed to improve the capacity of families to provide a nurturing and safe environment for their children.
The team also offers Common Sense Parenting groups and Parenting When Separated groups.
T: Claire McNally – Team Leader 087 606 0535; Claremorris Cuam – Annette Conway 087 911 9714; Ballina FRC – Rione Kilcullen 087 2134078; Ballyhaunis FRC – Geraldine Glacken 086 047 0587; Erris – Leah Owens 087 7059705; Westport/Louisburgh Frances Groden 087 997 4733; Ballinrobe Tacu FRC Michelle O’Mahoney 087 220 7143.
Curam Family Centre, Claremorris
Provides a caring and confidential environment where individuals, families and groups can empower themselves through education, training, information, support and participation. Curam provides a wide range of practical services/supports to the local community. The main areas of work are counselling, family support, information and adult education.
The Flourish Project
Flourish offers a support service for adults to link with hobbies and interests and self care practices as a means of enhancing their health and wellbeing.
One to one confidential sessions available, also specialised six-week group programmes called Discover Your Interests are run regularly. Flourish is a social prescribing project and is ideal for anyone who finds themselves socially isolated or withdrawn or in need of self care.
Mayo Intercultural Action (MIA)
Promotes positive effects of interculturalism and support for migrants and their families.
Mayo Men on the Move Programme
Physical activity programme targeting men over 35 in Ballina, Claremorris, Westport,Swinford, Ballyhaunis, Belmullet, Achill, Ballinrobe and Manulla
Mayo North East Leader Partnership Teoranta
Manages programmes on behalf of government departments.
Mayo Sports Partnership
The aim is to increase participation in all sports and to ensure local resources and facilities are used to the best effect. Programmes include: Men on the Move, Meet and Train, Fit Walk, Goal to Work for Unemployed, Link2BActive, Disability Sports Programmes.
Social Services Centre
An organisation to care for the older and more vulnerable people of Castlebar and surrounding areas based in Castle Street, Castlebar, Co Mayo.
T: 094 902 1378
South West Mayo Development Company Ltd.
Supporting communities and individuals in South and West Mayo through delivery of programmes and activities.
Tacu Family Resource Centre, Ballinrobe
Low cost counselling and psychotherapy. Each call to the service is dealt with promptly and the caller is matched with a suitable counsellor.
T: 087 288 59973