Disability Services HSE

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17 Mail Coach Road,
General Details
Contact position: Manager, Community Facilitator for Disability
Service / Organisation: HSE
071 9144474
Description of main activities / services for children and families:

The service provides: Practical and emotional support to families from birth to 18 years.


The service provides:

• Practical and emotional support to families from birth to 18 years. • Information on the child’s disability.                                                                     • Information on benefits and allowances.                                                           • Support with developmental intervention that aim to support your child’s individual needs                                                                                                     • Special Schools & Mainstream supports                                                             • Social & Recreational activities (Clubs & Summer camp)                         • School leavers process                                                                                                 • Guidance and support at transition periods and key stages of each child’s development to provide for their changing needs                             • Liaison with other relevant professionals involved with your child through early intervention and multi-disciplinary teams.                           • Support and information on services relevant to your child’s needs:                                                                                                                                         • Pre-school Services                                                                                                         • Department of Education & Skills  


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

Service is for Sligo/Leitrim area.

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

Staff are based at Mail Coach Road, HSE Community Services Nazareth House and Health Centre Carrick-on-Shannon

Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways):
  • Parents / guardians can refer
  • Through GP
  • Through schools
  • Through Tusla Child and Family Social Workers
  • Through other Tusla services (e.g. Education Welfare Service)
  • Through HSE services
Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service?:
  • Under-18s need parental permission
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Early years (0-4 years)
  • Primary school age (4-12 years approx.)
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)

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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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