Mohill Family Support Centre

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Canon Donohoe Hall, Mohill,
General Details
Contact position: Coordinator
Service / Organisation: Mohill Family Support Centre
071 9631253
Description of main activities / services for children and families:

Counselling, Art Therapy and Play Therapy. Foroige Youth Club and Youth Cafe.


Mohill Family Support Centre provides support services for the local community and facilitates activities, classes and groups in the hall. We serve the people of Mohill and the surrounding areas, and also offer an outreach service to Ballinamore and Carrigallen.

We are based in the Canon Donohoe Hall, on Main Street, Mohill. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5.30pm (closed for lunch 1-2pm).

Support Services

Some of the support services we offer to the local community:

  • Advice & support for individuals and families
  • Support Groups
  • Counselling
  • Art therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Parenting Programmes
  • People Parenting Alone
  • Personal Development Group
  • Parent and Toddler Group
  • Education & Training Programmes
  • Men’s Group
  • Women’s Group
  • Carers Support Group
  • School Uniform Co-op

Additional Activities:                                                                                               Foroige Youth Club and Youth Cafe. Hip Hop classes, Seanos Dancing and Music and Singing Lessons. Art workshops, Youth Discos and Summer Camps, Youth Cookery Lessons.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Leitrim - south

We have outreach at Carrigallen and Ballinamore. Parent and Toddler in Ballinamore. We have counselling in Mohill Carrigallen Arva Carrick on Shannon and Ballinamore

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

Family Support visits to homes. Counselling occasionally when person unable to travel.

Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
  • Optional donation
  • Charges depend on income / circumstances of service user
  • Charge applies for some services / some services free

Donations for counselling.
€5 cost for courses

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)
  • 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
  • Through other statutory services
  • Through other community / voluntary service
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:
  • 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)
Brief Intervention
Do you specialise in any particular issue(s)?:

All issues

Are counselling services regularly supervised? If so, please state what these arrangements are.:

All our Counsellors avail of supervision and CPD and are accredited to recognised accreditation bodies.

What, if any, regulatory bodies are counsellors members of?:



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