List of Support Groups
North Kerry Alzheimer’s Carers Support Group
Meeting Times: 2nd Tuesday of every month from 12 noon-1.30pm.
The North Kerry Alzheimer’s Carers Support Group provides carers with an opportunity to share experiences, avail of mutual support, to source information, promote better awareness of the disease, to improve local provision and to lobby for change.
North Kerry Alzheimer’s Respite Service
Respite Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am – 2pm. Please Note; Saturdays 11am-3pm
The respite service provides a safe, secure and stimulating environment for patients suffering from dementia and gives carers a break from the caring role. Meals and transport provided.
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North Kerry Dyslexia & Dyspraxia Parent Support Group
Meeting Time: First Friday of every month, 8.00pm – 9.30pm.
Aim: To Provide peer support to one another in dealing with their children’s difficulties and their struggles as parents.
Meeting Date: First Friday of each month September to June at 8pm – 9.30pm.
Carers Support Group
Meeting Date: 3rd Monday of every month.at 12 noon.
Aim: To provide carers with an opportunity meet with other carers who understand the ups and downs of caring. An informal meeting for coffee and a chat, share experiences, avail of mutual support and take part in organised activities and pamper sessions.
North Kerry & West Limerick Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender (LGBT) Support Group
For further details or to arrange a meeting contact Bridie on 086 8556431.
Aim: To provide a support, friendship and information network tailored to the needs of LGBT people living in Kerry and surrounding area in a confidential environment.
Family & Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender Support Group
For further details or to arrange a meeting contact Bridie on (086) 8556431.
Aims: To provide support and friendship for the Parents, Families and Friends of LGBT people living in North Kerry, and surrounding communities to understand, accept and support their lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender members with love and pride.
Bereavement Support Group
Meeting Dates: The last Wednesday of every month from 8pm
Aim: To provide comfort and support in a confidential and friendly environment for people who are experiencing the pain of bereavement.
Meeting Time: Fridays 10am – 12pm
An informal art club where people share skills and encourage each other in their artistic efforts, also a great social occasion.
Knitting & Crochet Club
Meeting Time: Thursdays 7pm – 9pm
An informal knitting and crochet club sharing skills, encouraging each other and enjoying the social occasion.
For information on any of the above please contact:
Bridie Mulvihill, Community Development Co-ordinator