Services in South Tipperary
HSE Home Share
Contact: Home Share Co-ordinator, St. Dympna’s Hospital, Athy Road, Carlow, R93 DE62
This is a new and exciting family based short breaks scheme for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. It is run by the Brothers of Charity Services South East, in South Tipperary. The scheme offers flexible day, overnight, and weekend breaks with local host families, couples, and individuals.
Contact: Mairead Hennessey, Adult Homeshare Co-ordinator, Child and Family Centre, 2 Jervis Place, Parnell St., Clonmel, Co. Tipperary.
Emily Sexton, Social Worker, The Brothers of Charity South East, Civic Offices, Friar Street, Cashel, Co. Tipperary
Phone: 062 85050
Services in North Tipperary
This is a new host family scheme funded by a modest grant from the GENIO Trust to support two adults to avail of short breaks
Contact: Jane Burke, Social Worker, Daughters of Charity, Saint Anne’s Centre, Seán Ross Abbey, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary.
Have a Break
Under the auspices of the Daughters of Charity, provides short-term breaks with host families to children in Limerick City and County and North Tipperary. The scheme is run by a committee drawn from the HSE, Brothers of Charity, and the Daughters of Charity.
Contact Catherine O’Sullivan, Daughters of Charity Services, St. Vincent’s Centre, Lisnagry, Co. Limerick.