What a great community we live in – here are just a sample of the organizations who have let us know about the new range of support that they are offering to help their clients and the community across Sligo at this time:
Ballisodare Community Council are offering support services in the form of shopping, collection of fuel and medicine and phone calls in the Ballisodare area
Contact Name: Niamh O’Driscoll
Phone: 087 2934241
Address: Union Road, Ballisodare
Eircode: F91 Y2P9
Springvale Residents association are offering support services in the form of shopping, collection of fuel and medicine and phone calls in the Tubbercurry area.
- Contact Name: Angela Walsh
- Phone: 0861565398
- Email: email@example.com
- Address: 13 springvale
- Eircode: F91F1C9
St Patricks GAA club are offering to do shopping, fuel and medication collection and phone calls for the community across Beltra, Skreen and Dromard
- Contact Name: Una Clarke
- Phone: 0877665167
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Address: Dromard, Co. Sligo
- Eircode: F91HR94
Carney Tidy towns is offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including delivering community activities.
Contact Name: Niamh Gallagher
Address: Carney Eircode F91P8P3
Available on Facebook
Castleconnor Drama Group is offering a range of supports including shopping supports – food / medication / fuel etc, Online services (classes, group activities) & Phone Calls
Contact Name: Frank Barrett
Address: Castleconnor Community Centre. Corballa via Ballina Co Sligo Eircode F26 P7D9
We have asked people to contact us if they need anything. We can operate any day and have approx 6 people willing to assist. We are also working with other groupings in the community. E.g. GAA Club, community council etc
FirstLight (formerly Irish Sudden Infant Death Association) is offering a range of supports to help all their clients including professional counselling and psychotherapy services to families experiencing the sudden loss of their child.
Contact Name: Andrew Mernagh
Phone: 1850 391 391 / 087 6021598
Address: Carmichael Centre, 4 North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7
We provide professional counselling and psychotherapy services to families nationwide who experience the sudden, unexpected loss of their child. Family members self refer of are referred with their agreement by frontline professionals, e.g. Gardai, funeral directors, and in particular by hospital staff. Our service is open 24/7. Contact can be made by phone Ph , or Email email@example.com
St Michaels Family Centre is offering a range of supports including Phone Calls, Text message service; Counselling service; Play therapy; Support Groups; courses
Contact Name: St Michaels Family Centre
Address: Church Hill Sligo EircodeF91TX08
Sligo Cancer Support Centre is offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including counseling/telephone support during normal working hours
Contact Name: Bridget Kerrigan
Phone: 071 9170399
Address: 44 Wine Street Sligo
Other (please specify):
We offer counselling & telephone support to people on their cancer journey and their immediate family members. We are available Mon-Fri 9-5pm. Telephone 071 9170399.
Strandhill Community Development Association Centre is offering a range of local supports including: Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel etc, Befriending & Phone Calls
Contact Name: John Bartlett
Phone: 087 6674513
We are intending to offer a service to provide people in the locality with any essential items of shopping or befriending should the need arise. We have one point of contact as listed and then a list of volunteers to respond.
Sligo Centre for Independent Living is offering a range of services including; Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel, Phone Calls & Personal care and assistance with the activities of daily living
Contact Name: Maria Mulligan
Address: SCIL, 45 High St., Sligo EircodeF91 WC79
We operated 7 days weekly, we sub-contract care provision for vulnerable adults to the HSE (assistance with getting up, dressed, meal prep, shopping and houeskeeping support). Those in receipt of our services have the mobile contact details for us which are available 24 hours daily.
Calry St Josephs GAA is offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel etc
Contact Name: Joe Gonley
Address: Calry, Sligo EircodeF91 e9x5
Phone two men with vans for deliveries, numbers on facebook site
Drumcliffe Rathcormac Tidy Towns is offering local services including; Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel & Phone Calls
Contact Name: Michael Kirby
Address: Homeville House, Kintogher EircodeF91 C560
We are not presently set up to provide supports, but are willing to meet the needs of any residents in the area should this be required.
Tubbercurry Family and Childcare Resource Centre is offering online services (classes, group activities) & Phone Calls across South Sligo
Contact Name: Sandra Cribben
Address: Tubbercurry Family and Childcare Resource Centre, Mountain Road, Tubbercurry
We are a FEAD Food Distribution Centre we are awaiting a delivery in April which we would like to work with other groups to ensure it gets to families affected by COVID
We are maintaining links with families who attend our Rainbows Programme, and individuals who use our Counseling and Play Therapy services and with groups such as Mens Shed, Womens Group and Boccia Group. We also distribute the remainder of our January food when contacted by families.
Tubbercurry Old Fair Festival are partnering with Tubbercurry GAA,Curry GAA,South Sligo AC and Real Tubber to deliver the following services across the Tubbercurry area. These services operate as an overflow initiative to the services of the local Tubbercurry Gardai
Supports: Shopping – food / medication / fuel etc, Online services (classes, group activities), Meals on wheels, Befriending, Phone Calls
Contact Name: Sean McDonagh
Phone: 0879558441 / 0877768028
Ballytivnan Community Partnership are offering support services including befriending initiatives and phone calls across the Ballytivnan area. Services will operate 9am-5pm daily.
Contact Name: Chantal Doyle
Phone : 0834883576
Address: Shannon Eighter
Irish Wheelchair Association are offering countywide support to service users including shopping for fuel/medication/food and phone calls
Contact Name: Jeanette Beirne
Address: St Anne’s , Abbeyville, Co. Sligo
Foroige Services Sligo The Foroige CRIB is providing support to young people and parents over the phone or by video call. Individual work and group work sessions are also being continued with young people through phone calls, video calls and online platforms such as Zoom.
We currently have some spaces on the Foroige Health and Wellbeing programme online on a Monday afternoon and a Zumba class free of charge on a Monday evening and are running a Daily Challenge. Please contact the project for other programmes/ideas or areas of interest to young people or parents and we can explore delivering these online also.
Please do not hesitate to contact Amie on 0868322473 Karina on 086 8358288, email firstname.lastname@example.org or check FB https://www.facebook.com/thecribsligo/
Family Support Service Tubbercurry and Surrounding areas works to empower and enable Children, Young People and their Families by providing a home based supportive service to families who require extra support for a variety of reasons. Family Support Workers can work with Parents and/or their children around; Parenting skills / Strengthening family relationship / Accessing further supports / Connecting to the community / Dealing with the challenges of family life
This service is now operating through phone support and face to face online methods. Please do not hesitate to contact Anne Marie on 0869087141 for queries or referrals.
Co. Sligo Youth Drug & Alcohol Education & Prevention Programme Please do not hesitate to contact Anne Marie on 0869087141.
Queries and New Referrals – Contact Anne Marie on 0869087141
Dromore West Covid Response – Network of volunteers available for shopping prescriptions pensions etc working in partnership with An Garda Siochana
Covering Dromore West and Templeboy areas
Contact phone or text 087 1897553 or Enniscrone Garda 096 36103 or Ballymote District HQ 24/7 0719189507
Sligo Traveller Support Group Ltd – their community services include shopping support, befriending, and distribution of HSE health information, supporting all clients and giving special attention to those with underlying health conditions, providing online/Facetime mental health supports
Contact: Bernadette Maughan
St Annes, Cranmore Road, Sligo
Times: Monday – Friday, 9.30 am to 5,30 pm
Calry Active Retirement Association is working 24 hours 7 days with supports including: Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel & Phone Calls.
Contact Name: Christopher Davis
Address: Fairways House Eircode F91 F348
Times: 24 Hours, 7 Days a week
Naomh Molaise Gaels are offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel etc.
Contact Name: Sean Herron
Phone: 087 769 1850
Address: Grange, Co. Sligo
Times: 7 days a week
Coolaney United FC – supports including Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel etc.
Contact Name: Jerry O’Grady
Phone: 086 8867379
Address: Main Street, Coolaney, Co. Sligo EircodeF56A500
Times: Help anyone within 10km radius of Coolaney on a 24/7 basis. Contact Jerry and he will coordinate the response on behalf of the volunteers available to him at any given time.
Sligo Leitrim Home Youth Liaison Service – supports including Phone Calls.
Contact Name: Mick Hedigan
Phone: 087 9791979
Address: HYLS 1st Floor Castlewood Centre, Castle St, Sligo
Times: Young people and families 9-5 Monday to Fri and out of hours
St Vincent de Paul supports including Shopping supports – food/medication / fuel etc
Contact Name: St Vincent de Paul
Address: Ozanam House, John St Sligo EircodeF91 Y5NX
Tourlestrane Action Group supports including Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel etc, Phonecalls & Befriending.
Contact Name: Fintan Kennedy
Address: Lislea Aclare Co Sligo EircodeF91t9d6
Times: Linking in with the Gardai, Sligo Leader and the Volunteer network to offer 24/7 support to our community in the Parish of Kilmactigue (Tourlestrane)
Sligo FRC supports including Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel, Befriending & Phone Calls
Contact Name: Liz King
Address: 49 The Mall, Sligo
Times: Providing telephone services to the families and individuals we have worked with previously. For additional supports we can be contacted on 0879143646, social media @Sligo FRC or email email@example.com
Youth Work Ireland North Connaught are offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including Online services (classes, group activities) Befriending & Phone Calls
Contact Name: Pat Forde
Address: Rockwood Parade Sligo
North West Simon Community are offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including: Housing Advice and Information
Contact Name: Noel Daly
Address: 4 JFK Parade
Ballymote Family Resource Centre supportsincluding Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel & Phone Calls
Contact Name: Niamh Flaherty
Address: Ballymote FRC, Wolfe Tone St. Ballymote, co.Sligo EircodeF56 R282
Times: Monday to Friday 9 -5. Currently gathering a data base of volunteers to help us deliver on our action plan.
West Sligo Family Resource Centre supports including: Online services (classes, group activities) & Phone Calls
Contact Name: Roisin Moyles
Address: Enniscrone Enterprise Centre, Pier Rd, Enniscrone, Co, Sligo EircodeF26 V5T8
Times: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.30pm
Drumcliff RP GAA Club members are available every evening this week from 7-8pm to assist anybody who needs a delivery of groceries/fuel from their local shop. Two shops are participating in this with us: Carney Checkout & Collins, Rathcormac. Simply call either store and place your order. A club member will be happy to deliver the order to your home that evening. Here are the numbers
Carney Checkout 0719173004 or 0878267967 / Collins, Rathcormac 0719141891
Eastern Harps GAA – have already developed measures and steps to assist members of our community who needs help over the coming weeks. If you or any one you know needs assistance during this time, please do not hesitate to contact any of our club officials
Club contact numbers
Camel 087 2264955 / Seamus 087 6867227 / Padraig 086 0691853 / Aisling 086 3825903 / Sean 086 3899696
Ransboro Community Alert Text Alert Ransboro Coolera area F91 D425
Breege Gilligan 086 3356281
Good neighbour network that can assist with essential community needs and connect people with support services.
Can access personal alarms for Seniors. Working in partnership with An Garda Siochana.
ALONE Older Persons National Helpline supported by many local agencies and organisations
For individuals who are feeling worried or need information
0818 222 024 8am – 8pm 7 days
SENIOR Helpline volunteers are there to listen to people who are feeling lonely, worried or want to chat FREEPHONE 1800 80 45 91 10am – 10pm.
Grange Lend a Hand / Grange Community Alert North Sligo area F91 Y880
Heather McDonnell 086 7842530 firstname.lastname@example.org Grange Community Alert on facebook
Telephone support and connecting with other services. Personal alarm applications for seniors.
CLASP Community of Lough Arrow Social Project
Meals on Wheels Tel 071 9165577
Area of deliveries Gurteen, Ballymote, Collooney, Ballintogher, Riverstown, Geevagh, Highwood
Transport Bus from Keadue to Sligo daily and other targeted services Tel 071 9165708
www.claspsligo.com Check service details for change as situation evolves. F52 CH79
IFA Irish Farmer’s Association
Kathleen Henry Tel 087 2219961 Regional office 0906625235.
Advising all farmers to have a written farm plan in place to enable efficient volunteer support if required.
NCBI National Council for the Blind Ireland http://www.ncbi.ie/ncbi-is-here-to-help-you-stay-connected-during-covid19/ details Check in Service, Library Access Service and Relative Referral Service
Dedicated Helpline 01 8307033 9 – 5 weekdays or Email email@example.com from which all queries will be directed to local support worker. F91 XTX2
Sligo Rugby Club – offering help to anyone in the community reluctant to leave their homes at this time. Contact John 086 253 5602 and we’ll take it from there! Volunteers welcome.
Sligo Cancer Support Centre – full telephone service to cilents and family
Call 071 91 70399, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Sligo Lend a Hand : supports to help all their clients including: Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel etc & Phone Calls
Contact Name: Vanessa Clarke
Address: c/o Sligo Family Resource Centre The Mall Sligo
Times: individuals who do not have family nearby contact by phone 11 – 3pm
Family Carers is offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including Respite for carers.
Contact Name: Martina Cawley
Address: 53 saint Bridgets Place Sligo EircodeF91 YY59
Sligo Sport and Recreation Partnership is offering new supports including: Online services (classes, group activities)
Contact Name: Shane Hayes
Address: MSL ETB Offices, Quay Street, Sligo
Times: We are working remotely but will continue to communicate within the community via our social media channels
Sligo LEADER Partnership CLG is offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including: Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel etc, Online services (classes, group activities), Meals on wheels, Befriending & Phone Calls.
Contact Name: Donna Taaffe
Address: Sligo Development Centre, Cleveragh Road EircodeF91 W2KH
Friendly call service due to be set up Wed 25th March. Keep an eye out for upcoming online videos which will begin to appear on our social media in the coming week. Delivery of meals from our healthcare centres continue to be delivered to the most vulnerable. Delivery of fuel, food etc. to those most in need in the communities.
Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team will continue to offer essential remote area and upland search & rescue services
Contact Name: Ciarán Davis
Times: 999/112 emergency search & rescue service for remote and mountainous regions throughout counties Sligo and Leitrim. Available 24/7/365
Sligo Samaritans is offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including: Phonecalls
Contact Name: Maura Cummins
Address: 3, The Mall, EircodeF91KC61
Times: Samaritans provide a 24 hour 7 days a week service. We can be contacted on freephone number 116123
RehabCare is offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including: Shopping supports – food / medication / fuel etc, Online services (classes, group activities), Befriending & Phone Calls
Contact Name: Yvonne Molloy
Phone: 071 9150385
Address: unit 6 cleveragh retail park, cleveragh, sligo
Health and social supports – people are referred – supporting people to have an active role in their communities realising their full potential – target group are people who are marginalised and have support needs in the area of intellectual disability and mental health.
Foroige The CRIB is offering a range of supports including: Online services (classes, group activities) & Phone Calls
Contact Name: Anne Marie Regan
Address: Foroige the CRIB, Rockwood Parade, Sligo
The CRIB in Sligo town is for all young people aged 10-18 years. We are continuing with our programmes where possible and one to one supports via online and phone methods. People can contact us via Facebook, email firstname.lastname@example.org, my contact number or mobile numbers advertised on facebook of staff directly
Diversity Sligo Polytunnel Project is offering a range of supports to help all their clients across Sligo at this time including: Gardening & Befriending
Contact Name: Paula Gilvarry
Address: The Dove House, Aughamore Near,Sligo EircodeF91DD54
Finisklin Housing Association CLG. (Shalomar)
Contact Name: Brid Daly
Phone: (071) 915 0707
Address: Finisklin Road, Sligo. EircodeF91 W303
Housing for the homeless, including those self-isolating due to Covid-19
The primary purpose of Finisklin Housing Association Ltd., Shalomar, is the provision of emergency and transitional supported accommodation services to homeless men, with the aim of supporting each service user in securing permanent housing; all in line with the goals of the National Homeless Strategy. Our model is one of befriending, supporting, empowering and respecting our service users, with strict confidentiality maintained at all times. Where possible, our primary aim is to enable each service users achieve independent living and return to the community.
NCBI is offering a range of supports including: Online services (classes, group activities), Phone Call & Support and training provided via phone, email and MS Teams
Contact Name: Seamus Brett
Phone: 071 9170007
Address: JFK House, JFK Parade, Sligo
Curry Community Alert are maintaining the text alert service and offering support in applying for the grants for the Senior Alarms
Contact Name WINNIE MALONEY
Address BROHER CHARLESTOWN CO MAYO
An Garda Siochana Sligo
Gardai in Sligo will be available to assist in any way those people in our community who are most vulnerable. From delivering shopping, picking up medical prescriptions or just a telephone call
COVID dedicated Email Sligo.email@example.com
Sligo Station 071 9157000
Ballymote 071 9189500
999 or 112 for Emergencies only
HELP IN HAND
Volunteers available to collect/deliver shopping, fuel, prescriptions, etc
North Sligo, Maugherow Grange Lissadell F91 XY17
Edel Parkes Lenehan 0862402929 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ballymote Sooey, Riverstown and Geevagh area F52 XK28
Niamh Flaherty 087 2193183 and 071 9197818 email@example.com
Collooney Ballisodare Ballintogher Ballygawley F91P68C
Cllr Thomas Healy, Majella Healy 087 3598586 0719167875 email firstname.lastname@example.org