Brothers of Charity (Southern Services)

The Brothers of Charity (Southern Services) is a voluntary agency delivering a wide range of services to children and adults with intellectual disabilities. These services include early intervention, child guidance, adult day services, residential services on campus and in the community, limited respite and home support.


Address: Glanmire, Co. Cork
Tel: 021-4821012
Our Lady Of Good Counsel School, Lota
Address: Glanmire, Co. Cork
Tel: 021-4821012

Scoil Triest, Lota

Address: Glanmire, Co. Cork
Tel: 021-4821012

St. David's School, Lota

Address: Glanmire, Co. Cork
Tel: 021-4821012

St. Mary's

Address: Rochestown, Co. Cork
Tel: 021-4891431

St. Gabriel's

Address: Curraheen Road, Cork
Tel: 021-4544068

Child & Family Clinic, Ballincollig
Tel: 021-4873117

Child & Family Clinic, Mahon
Tel: 021-4357447

Caritas Training Centre

Address: Doughcloyne Ind. Estate, Sarsfield Rd., Cork
Tel: 021-4345439


Community Programme, Douglas
Tel: 021-4891878

CLM (Cuairteoiri le Muire - Visitors with Mary)

CLM is a voluntary organisation to help the sick, handicapped, disabled and underprivileged travel on pilgrimage to Lourdes. CLM conducts a special service to the sick and disables, teaching them the value of their vocation as subjects of action and not just objects of charity. Helpers required in various capacities: helpers both young and old, nurses, doctors, priests, cooks, gardeners, general maintenance.


Address: 10 Waggett's Lane, Ferry Hill, Pope's Quay, Cork
Tel: 021-4507575

CLM, Clonakilty

Address: South Square, Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Tel: 023-33273

Co Action West Cork

A voluntary organisation providing a range of community based and client centred services to children and adults with learning difficulties in the West Cork area. Services include home-visiting service to families and infants. Preschool groups, training centres, sheltered employment, supported employment, group homes, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychological services, home support and respite services.

Address: Slip, Bantry, Co. Cork
Tel: 027-50114
Fax: 027-50121

COPE Foundation

COPE Foundation caters for 1,600 children and adults with intellectual disabilities (mental handicap) through its system of schooling, vocational training, sheltered employment, information and advice, at 60 locations throughout Cork City and County.

Address: Bonnington, Montenotte, Cork
Tel: 021-4507131
Email: Website:

Doorway to Life

Provides Hostel, Day Activities and Independent Living training to persons with physical disabilities at their purpose built building and independent living units.

Address: Mahon, Blackrock Road, Cork
Tel/Fax: 021-4357606
Email: Website:

Enable Ireland Cork Services

Provides a variety of services for phusically disabled children and adults from Cork city and country. Services include: assessment clinic, therapy programmes, hydro, education, training and employment opportunities. The Lavavagh Centre, which is part of Enable Ireland, provides assessment and treatment for Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Muscular Dystrophy, Syndromes and other conditions which affect the development of muscles and bones.

Address: Lavanagh Centre, Ballintemple, Cork
Tel: 021-4294803
Fax: 021-4292080

Faith & Light

Faith & Light Communities bring together, in a monthly meeting, people with a mental handicap have a real place within the human and Christian family. Communities celebrate with entertainment, meals and Mass. During the year, they also meet, on pilgrimage or on holiday.
Tel: 021-4962313 / 021-4962190

Irish Wheelchair Association

Irish Wheelchair Association delivers a wide range of services to people with disabilities in Cork City and County. These services include Information provision; resource Centres' in Cork City, Middleton, Mallow, Bandon, Skibbereen; personal assistance; motor advice; assessment and tuition; aids and appliance assessment; wheelchair sales, rental and repair; transport through nine adapted buses; sport for all ages; respite for carers and those with disability; National Holiday and Respite Centre.

Address: The Granary, Bessboro, Blackrock, Cork
Tel: 021-4350282
Fax: 021-4350288

L'Arche Community, Cork

Residential Community and Day Care facilities for adults with mental handicap. L'Arche has five homes in Cork where residents and assistants (live-in staff) live and work together.

Address: 'Le Cheile', Togher Road Cork
Tel: 021-4318880
Fax: 4318883


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