Foróige Family Support Project (Network Area 2)

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hilldrum House, Leitrim Road,,
Co Leitrim,
Foroige, c/o Ballymote FRC, Keash Road, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.
General Details
Contact position: Project Leader
Service / Organisation: Foroige

The Foróige Family Support Project (Network Area 2) is an outreach in-home service for families in the South Sligo and South Leitrim Area. The purpose of the project is to provide focused family based support with a community-based approach to build on the strengths and assets within the community to achieve positive outcomes for the young person and their family. It has a multi-agency approach and seeks to present a wraparound Family Support Service that is available to identified families and enables parents from diverse backgrounds to create healthy family relationships that foster safety and well-being at home, in school and in the community.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - south

The Foróige Family Support Project works with families within the Child and Family Support Network Area 2 (south Sligo and south Leitrim)

Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered
  • Service provided in person's own home

Service is outreach and primarily provided in the family home.
Project workers can accommodate meeting with families in community setting where necessary

Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free


How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways):
  • People can self-refer / access the service directly (without the need for a referral)
Notes on referrals to the service:

Contact the project leader to make a referral. Families can self - refer or they can ask other professionals to refer on their behalf.

Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service?:
  • Under-18s need parental permission

Parental permission required where project workers work with young person outside family home.

Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Pre-birth
  • Early years (0-4 years)
  • Primary school age (4-12 years approx.)
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)
  • Young adults (18-24 years)
  • Adults (25-64 years)
  • Adults (65+ years)

Project Workers create a whole family plan catering for identified needs of parents/carers and children, as necessary.


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