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Child & Family Support

Providing play therapy to children from three years upwards and creative therapy to adolescents

7 The Crescent, O’Connell Avenue, Limerick

P:089 4153493

nehrigj@hotmail.com

www.archtherapy.ie

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Specific attention is given to those families where child protection concerns exist, to families with ongoing health and welfare problems and/or families in once off or occasioanal crisis situations.

Barnardos Centre, Islandgate Project, St. Mary's National Girls' School, Bishop Street, Limerick

P:+353 61 493588

maura.mcdonnell@barnados.ie

www.barnardos.ie

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Specific attention is given to those families where child protection concerns exist, to families with ongoing health and welfare problems and/or families in once off or occasioanal crisis situations.

1/2 Pine View Gardens, Moyross, Limerick

P:+353 61 329298

info@limerick.barnardos.ie

www.barnardos.ie

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Specific attention is given to those families where child protection concerns exist, to families with ongoing health and welfare problems and/or families in once off or occasioanal crisis situations.

Barnardos Centre, 373/374 O'Malley Park, Southill, Limerick

P:+353 61 319290

breda.collins@barnardos.ie

www.barnardos.ie

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The Bedford Row Family Project provides support to families affected by imprisonment.

Lower Bedford Row Limerick

P:+353 61 315332

larry@befordrow.ie

www.bedfordrow.ie

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Boland's Meadows offers self contained accommodation and an on-site infrastructure designed to maximise the potential process learning for users where in they can build upon their resiliency skills and interdependent life skills.

Project Manager Foynes, Co. Limerick

P:+353 61 484245

shickey@hse.ie

www.hse.ie

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Caring for Carers Limerick together with the national umbrella organisation of Caring for Carers Ireland is actively involved in supporting Family Carers through liaison with state and voluntary bodies involved in community care.

Caring for Carers Limerick, 1 John’s Street, Limerick, V94 CR27

P:+353 61 469484

caringforcarerslimerick@eircom.net

limerickcaringforcarers.wordpress.com / www.caringforcarers.ie

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The overall aim of Corpus Christi Community Companions is engagement with, and support of, residents of the Parish by providing a "listening ear".

134 Cosgrave Park, Moyross

P:+353 61 329606

info@communitycompanions.org

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Extern Services in Limerick have been working in partnership with the HSE since 2004 providing programmes to meet the assesssed needs of children and young people.

WatchHouse Cross, Moyross, Limerick

P:+353 61 457222

mike.walsh@extern.org

www.extern.org

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The HSE provide services to those wishing to adopt, who have been adopted, or who are considering giving up a child for adoption.

Parkbeg House, 3 Elm Drive, Caherdavin Lawn, Ennis Road, Limerick

P:+353 61 206842

danny.murray@hse.ie

www.hse.ie

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Support to young people who have been in care.

Foster Care, HSE Building, Ballycummin Avenue. Raheen Business Park, Limerick

P:+353 61 464247

timg.hanley@hse.ie

www.hse.ie

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Child Protection and Social Work services are in place to provide frontline response services to children who are not receiving adequate care and protection.

Principal Social Worker Social Work Department, (Limerick East), Unit 3 St. Camillus' Hospital, Limerick

P:+353 61 483711

mick.parry@hse.ie

www.hse.ie

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The purpose of the Community Development Service within the HSE is to encourage, foster and support individuals, communities and service providers to enhance quality of life of all persons particularly the most marginalised.

HSE West Ballycummin Avenue Raheen Business Park Limerick

P:+353 61 483392

csheridan@hse.ie

www.hse.ie

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The fostering service assesses people who wish to foster and provides support to foster families to enable them to provide a good standard of care for the children they look after.

Regional Manager, Foster Care HSE Building, Ballycummin Avenue. Raheen Business Park, Limerick

P:+353 61 464247

timg.hanley@hse.ie

www.hse.ie

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Care is provided in a home (for children in the care of the HSE) staffed by Care Staff. The home or centre is referred to as a Children's Residential Centre.

Regional Residential Services, St. Joseph's Hospital, Limerick

P:+353 61 461208

ruth.giltenane@hse.ie

www.hse.ie

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The Family Resource Centre programme is to combat disadvantage and improve the functioning of the family unit

Knockainey Road Hospital Co. Limerick

P:+353 61 383884

hospitalfrc@eircom.net

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The ISPCC exists to advocate on behalf of all children in Ireland, and to provide a range of independent and unique services which are preventative and empowering in nature.

115 O'Connell Street Limerick

P:+353 61 461583

agriffin@ispcc.ie

www.ispcc.ie

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The Irish Foster Care Association works in partnership with the Health Service Executive (HSE) to promote foster care as the best alternative for children who cannot live with their own families.

HSE West Ballycummin Avenue Raheen Business Park Limerick

P:+353 61 483590

alice.riddler@hse.ie

www.ifca.ie

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LANS is an inter-agency project that works to ensure that the needs of children and young people are assessed accurately and that appropriate and integrated supports are put in place to meet those needs.

HSE West Ballycummin Avenue Raheen Business Park Limerick

P:+353 61 483453

kirsten.simring@hse.ie

www.hse.ie

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The Limerick Grief Project offers confidential support for school-aged children and young people affected by loss through death, separation or divorce.

Westbourne, Ashbourne Avenue, South Circular Road, Limerick

P:+353 61 224627

info@childrensgriefproject.ie

www.childrensgriefproject.ie

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The Children’s Services Committee works to enhance and coordinate services for all children in Limerick City.

Child Care Manager’s Office
HSE
Ballycummin Avenue
Raheen Business Park
Limerick

P:+353 61 483453

Margaret.mastriani@hse.ie

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A free confidential counselling service is offered for individuals and families to support them in their personal growth.

Henry Street Limerick

P:+353 61 314111

brian.ryan@lscc.ie

www.lssc.ie

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The Parents Support Programme offers a community based support programme for parents with newborn babies. Support is offered by experienced parents.

Henry Street Limerick

P:+353 61 314111

brian.ryan@lscc.ie

www.lssc.ie

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Residential accommodation for young pregnant women.

Henry Street Limerick

P:+353 61 314111

brian.ryan@lscc.ie

www.lssc.ie

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The primary focus of the project is to assist in the process of identifying needs and supporting/connecting individuals and families in Southill to services if deemed appropriate.

1st. Floor, Holy Family Parish Church, O'Malley Park, Southill

P:+353 61 314111

frank.carmody@lssc.ie

www.lssc.ie

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The Young Parents Support Programme offers a variety of support including enabling young parents to continue their education.

Henry Street Limerick

P:+353 61 314111

brian.ryan@lscc.ie

www.lssc.ie

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This evening and residential programme targets young people between 10-25 from disadvantaged areas city-wide.

Limerick Youth Service, Lower Glentworth Street, Limerick

P:+353 61 412444

ck@limerickyouthservice.com

www.limerickyouthservice.com

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The project works to support young people and their families aged 10-18years who are in need of additional supports in their lives.

Northside Youth Space Ballynanty, Limerick.

P:+353 86 3809447 or 353+ 83 4721847

aislinnl@limerickyouthservice.com

www.limerickyouthservice.com/services/youth-work/youth-family-support-projects/

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A voluntary agency working with families, single people and unaccompanied minors who are disadvantaged and socially excluded; primarily those who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.

McGarry House, 7 Alphonsus Street, Limerick

P:+353 61 370325

info@novas.ie

www.novas.ie

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OPEN, the national network of local lone-parent self-help groups represents the diversity of interests of lone parents.

Please contact OPEN for contact details for your nearest lone parent group.

P:+353 1 8148860

enquiries@oneparent.ie

www.oneparent.ie

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Crisis Intervention with high risk and under supported young people. Use of resources and residential opportunities including Ballyloughran Centre.

Limerick Youth Service, Lower Glentworth Street, Limerick

P:+353 61 412444

mauricew@limerickyouthservice.com

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An Outreach Family and Single Persons Support Programme that is designed and aimed at supporting families and single people to be able to live in their own home with short/long term supports.

O'Malley Park, Southill, Limerick

P:+353 61 437330

edaly@sophia.ie

www.sophia.ie

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Providing ways and a place for local people to use and develop individual and collective skills, thereby enabling positive change in favour of those who benefit least as well as encouraging local involvement in the Family Resource Centre at all levels. The Family Resource Centre programme is to combat disadvantage and improve the functioning of the family unit. The programme emphasises involving local communities in tackling the problems they face, and creating successful partnerships between voluntary and statutory agencies at community level. FRCs involve people from marginalised groups and areas of disadvantage at all levels, including on their Voluntary Management Committees.

267-268 Avondale Court O'Malley Park Limerick

P:+353 61 440250

omalleypark@eircom.net

www.familyresource.ie

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Targeted intervention project working with young people at risk in family/community. Parent support.

Limerick Youth Service, Lower Glentworth Street, Limerick

P:+353 61 412444

annc@limerickyouthservice.com

www.limerickyouthservice.com

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The Centre aims to respond to the needs of the local community by providing structures which facilitate local people to support each other and search for ways to improve the quality of life in the area.

Clonconnane Road Ballynanty Limerick

P:+353 61 326623

frc@communitylink.ie

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The aim of the St Vincent de Paul Society is to tackle poverty in all its forms through the provision of practical assistance to those in need.

Ozanam House, Hartstonge Street, Limerick

P:+353 61 317327

info@svpmw.com

www.svpmw.com

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Jointly funded by the Limerick Regeneration Agency and the National Early Years Access Initiative (NEYAI), Start Right Limerick is a project that seeks to develop better learning, health and well-being outcomes for children aged from birth to six years.

PAUL Partnership Unit 25a Tait Business Centre Dominic Street Limerick

P:+353 61 419388

modwyer@paulpartnership.ie

www.paulpartnership.ie

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The Carers Association provides a number of service nationwide to family carers, which are aimed at helping to increase the quality of life for the carer and the person receiving care at home.

Unit 1, George's Quay House, George's Quay, Limerick.

P:+353 61 310434

carerslimerick@carersireland.com

www.carersireland.com

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To provide and promote a professional, accessible, up-to-date information service to parents and those involved with them, in order to empower parents to access their rights and entitlements.

National Information Centre

P:1890 252 084

info@treoir.ie

www.treoir.ie

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The Youth Advocate Programme (YAP) is a community-based programme that aims to reintegrate vulnerable young people into the community and to create long-term links with formal and informal services.

Watch House Cross Moyross Limerick

P:+353 61 322815

fshields@yapireland.ie

www.yapireland.ie

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