Sunbeam House Children’s Respite Service

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Carrick on Shannon
Co Ireland
General Details
Contact position: Manager - St. Ciaran's Services
Service / Organisation: North West Parents & Friends Association
071 9620601
Description of main activities / services for children and families:

Respite care


Sunbeam House Children's Respite Service is located at St. Ciaran's Services, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim.  We provide part-time respite placements to children with special needs from 5-18 years. Referral to this service is through the HSE. We provide a person-centred approach to care, promote community involvement and we work in partnership with families, HSE therapists and schools.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at above address
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free

Pocket money for social activities is required.

How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways):
  • 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:
  • Primary school age (4-12 years approx.)
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)

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