For people interested in volunteering with ALONE in the Sligo region please contact Catherine Gallagher at or on 0860753868.

Please share this information with your personal and professional contacts.

ALONE provides and coordinates a number of services to support older people to age safely and securely in their own homes. Services that ALONE provides and coordinates include:

  • Telephone support – provides telephone contact to an older person from a volunteer.
  • Volunteer befriending & visitation – matches older people who would like additional social contact with volunteer who provide companionship through a weekly visit.
  • Support coordination – provides support with issues such as bathroom adaptations, security and safety issues, filling and sourcing grant applications, finance issues, entitlements, access to health services etc.
  • Assistive technology – technology devices in the home to promote independence and aid quality of life.


Referral forms (see below) can be sent directly to me at or can be filled out online on Referrals are accepted from professionals, family members and the older person themselves.

Referral Application


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