Employment Response North West

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1 Custom House Quay,
General Details
Contact position: Coordinator
Service / Organisation: Employment Response North West
071 9153222 or 087 1126284
Description of main activities / services for children and families:

We work with People with any type of disability, long term injury or illness who are interested in finding employment.


We work with People with any type of disability, long term injury or illness who are interested in finding employment.  We support People with disabilities, illness or injury to find and maintain jobs. Our focus is on People’s abilities, skills and interests, combined with their motivation to find Employment. Individuals are referred through the INTREO Employment Services Officers in the Department of Social Protection.  We match the recruitment needs of Employers with the skills and abilities of Job Seekers with disabilities.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north

We have an office in Sligo Town that covers Sligo and North Leitrim, and an office in Ballinamore that covers South Leitrim.

Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at above address
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered

As we provide a service that helps people with disabilities to find suitable employment, we meet clients at our offices and we provide a service to employers and their new employees at their premises.

Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways):
  • Through other statutory services
Notes on referrals to the service:

People with Disabilities who are interested in finding employment are referred to our service through the Department of Social Protection Case Officers.

Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Young adults (18-24 years)
  • Adults (25-64 years)

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Services must:

  • Be based in Sligo / Leitrim or provide a service to children, young people or families (0 to 24 years of age, plus pre-birth services) in Sligo / Leitrim
  • Be a state supported or not for profit service or agency
  • Be non-political and non-commercial

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