Members providing services in Galway

Ability West's mission is to empower people with disabilities to live self-directed lives in an equal and inclusive society. Each person supported and valued within an environment which promotes their overall autonomy, health and wellbeing and enables them to reach their potential. 

They provide services to children and adults with intellectual disability whose primary diagnosis is intellectual disability and may also include co-morbidity. 


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Acquired Brain Injury Ireland are the leading provider of community-based rehabilitation services for people living with an acquired brain injury in Ireland.


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The Society provides services and information to support people with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias and their carers. It operates a national network of services including day care and home support-care services while support groups operate around the country for carers. The Society also offers practical information and emotional support through its National Helpline and the provision of literature.


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Arthritis Ireland seeks to ensure that every person living with arthritis in Ireland is supported to live a full and active life, having access to appropriate health services and treatments. They work to ensure an enhanced quality of life for people living with arthritis, minimising the devastating effects that arthritis can have on lives.


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The mission of Aspire is to provide support and information to people with Asperger Syndrome and their families in Ireland.
The Association undertakes and supports research into the condition and works to raise awareness of Asperger Syndrome among parents, professionals, and the general public.


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Galway Centre for Independent Living will provide relevant and meaningful, person-centered services that support the full and equal inclusion of people with disabilities, people with differing abilities, the older persons and all who uses their services in all aspects of society.


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Chime's mission is to limit the impact of deafness and hearing loss through promoting accessibility, creating supportive communities, and enabling personal choice and community participation.


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The aim of the Association is to assist the development of the means to cure and control Cystic Fibrosis (CF), to promote the interests and welfare of persons with Cystic Fibrosis in Ireland and to assume advocacy for them and their needs resultant from their having Cystic Fibrosis (CF).


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Down Syndrome Ireland provide support and services to people with Down syndrome and their families though a national office and 25 branches nationwide.  They provide an ‘all-through-life’ support to people with Down syndrome and their families across Ireland with specialists in the areas of health, speech and language, early development, education and adult education and independence that enhance the lives of thousands of children and adults with Down syndrome across the country.


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The Dyslexia Association of Ireland's vision is a dyslexia friendly society. Where everyone with dyslexia is enabled to fulfil their potential. Every child and adult has access to appropriate identification and support to achieve their full potential in education, training, employment and all aspects of life.

DAI works with and for people affected by dyslexia. They provide information, support services, engage in advocacy and raise awareness of dyslexia.


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Dyspraxia DCD Ireland was formed in 1995 with the aim of raising awareness of dyspraxia in Ireland and to create a better understanding of the difficulties children and parents face. The organisation works to ensure adequate resources are available to support the needs of children with dyspraxia. This includes occupational therapy, speech therapy, physiotherapy and education. Information sharing and a support network for parents are also provided.


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Enable Ireland is a leading national provider of services for people with disabilities and their families. They provide services for children with disabilities and / or developmental delay who require a team-based approach, and young adults with disabilities requiring training, employment, personal assistance and advocacy. Services include a range of educational, therapeutic, training, employment and family support services.


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Epilepsy Ireland aims to improve the quality of life for people with epilepsy, their families and carers through the provision of information, advice and counselling.


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Family Carers Ireland is the national charity supporting the 500,000+ family carers across the country who care for loved ones such as children or adults with physical or intellectual disabilities, frail older people, those with palliative care needs or those living with chronic illnesses, mental ill-health or addiction.


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Galway Autism Partnership (GAP) is a community based charity that supports individuals and families living with autism in Galway city and county. The GAP mission is to improve quality of life experience for individuals and families living with autism by providing and facilitating quality peer support, information, social activities, training and education. GAP is overseen by a voluntary Board of Trustees and the majority of activities are made possible through the assistance of volunteers.


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Galway Dyspraxia Support Group are a local support group that was set up by parents of children with Dyspraxia/DCD to support families of children, teens, and young adults with a primary diagnosis of Dyspraxia/DCD, and those in the process of diagnosis.  


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Grow works to promote mental health and well being for all to prevent mental ill-health for people who are at risk and to support people with mental health problems during their recovery.


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A voluntary organisation of parents, professionals and friends working to promote the welfare of children and adults with Autism. The Society provides an information service and offers support and guidance to people with Autism and their families. The Society also provides residential and vocational services for people with Autism.


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IWA is the national organisation of people with limited mobility with over 20,000 members and service users. The role of the IWA is:

  • to advocate for change, locally and nationally, by representing the issues and concerns of adults and children with limited mobility;
  • to research, develop and pilot new concepts of service delivery and to deliver services in partnership with state agencies.

IWA has a broad range of services for people with physical disabilities, which include:

  • Advocacy
  • Assisted Living Services
  • Resource and Outreach Centres
  • Independent Living Apartments
  • InterAction - a Community Development Project
  • Motoring Advice, Assessment and Tuition
  • Transport
  • Employment, Training and Education
  • Sport
  • Respite Holidays
  • Peer Counselling
  • Information and Publications
  • Youth Services


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The MS Society provides professional services to people with multiple sclerosis, their families, friends and carers.


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MDI provides support to persons affected by muscular dystrophy and their families through the provision of a range of services e.g. family support service, counselling, freephone, respite care, youth activities, holidays, independent living and training opportunities. It also funds medical research.


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The NCBI seeks to optimise the intellectual, social and economic independence of visually impaired people and to minimise the effects of visual impairment. Services include mobility and daily living skills training, peer counselling and family therapy, advice, information and support from a nationwide network of community resource workers, centre based rehabilitation, low vision clinic, talking book and Braille libraries, bi-monthly magazine, information and equipment resource centre, teaching aids, employment support service and technology assessment and support unit.


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PALS is a support group for parents of autistic children in Loughrea and surrounding areas. They initially met for coffee and a chat , sharing information and helping one another.  They have begun other projects such as:

  • Creating a sensory garden,
  • Advocating for toilets for the disabled in Loughrea Town,
    liasing with Youth Work Ireland to create activities for autistic children,
  • Looking for ways to create a service suitable for their 18+ year olds to transition after secondary school


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Parkinson's Association of Ireland assists patients, their carers and families, providing advice and information. The Organisation also fund and assist research into the effects, causes and possible cure of Parkinson's disease.

 


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The Rehab Group is an independent, not for profit, non governmental organisation, operating across national boundaries, which is dedicated to promoting social integration, economic independence and equal opportunities especially for people with disabilities.


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Respond is Ireland’s leading housing association. We seek to create a positive future for people by alleviating poverty and creating vibrant, socially integrated communities. We do this by providing access to education, childcare, community development programmes, housing and other supports.

Respond was established in 1982 and has built more than 5,500 homes nationwide. Respond has provided homes for traditional families, lone-parent families, older persons, the homeless and people with disabilities.


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Founded in 1996 by their voluntary Board of Management, RHS Home Care is a not for profit co- operative society with charitable status. Their Co-op is unique in Ireland and the first social care co-operative of its kind in Europe back then. They have service arrangements with the HSE for Disability Services and Older Person services. They provide PA services also on behalf of many organisations who provide community services, e.g. Social support and interaction, support with housekeeping, night time support, respite care service and much more.
Their aim is to bring professional home care & PA services to those who need assistance to remain living in their own communities across Ireland. These services are delivered on a not for profit basis by their highly skilled healthcare staff, under the management of their Area Supervisors, Care Manager, General Manager and board of directors.


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Special Olympics Ireland are a sports organisation for people with an intellectual disability from the age of 4 years old with no upper age limit. Currently almost 8,000 athletes from across the island of Ireland participate in 15 different sports through Special Olympics. 


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Our mission is to encourage and support an enhanced quality of life for members, parents, families and carers, striving for a brighter future. The biggest strength of the association continues to be its members and volunteers.


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