Family Support

Family Support

Services providing family support in Co. Wexford.


Roches Road, Wexford, Co Wexford

The adoption service works with children and parents who have adopted domestically (stranger adoptions i.e. mothers who place with parents they don’t know; step parent adoptions and fostering to adoption). The service also works with all families who have adopted internationally.

Ardcavan Business Park, Ardcavan, Wexford, Co Wexford

Local Child and Family Support Networks in Wexford Town, Enniscorthy, New Ross and Gorey have been established. These consist of local statutory providers, local voluntary/community children and family services and staff of Tusla.

Contact Person: Tony Kennedy (Child and Family Support Network Co-ordinator)

Roches Road, Wexford, Co Wexford

Crisis pregnancy counselling, abortion counselling, post natal care, school awareness programme.

National Helpline: Lo-call 1850 622 626 (9.30am-9pm Monday to Friday and 10am-5pm Saturday).

Target Age Groups Young women and men, grandparents, parents and students.

St. Bridgets Centre, 12 Roches Road, Wexford, Co Wexford

Voluntary Counselling Service providing the following;

General Counselling Bereavement Care Service

Target Age Group Adult Only (18yrs+)

Eligibility Criteria Client in need of counselling

32 Key West, Custom House Quay, Wexford, Co Wexford

The Family Mediation Service is operated under the Department of Social Protection. It is a professional, confidential service which enables couples who have decided to separate, or who have already separated, to negotiate their separation agreement. This is done with the help of a trained mediator, without resorting to adjudication through the courts.

Ely House, Wexford, Co Wexford

This is a Statutory service provided through Tusla Child & Family Agency. The team provides a link worker support service to foster carers to assist them in caring for and meeting the needs of the Children In Care placed in their care. The staff members provide specific training to foster carers and additional training and support opportunities on a group level to carers....

Garda Headquarters, Harcourt Square, Dublin 2, Co Dublin

Garda JLO’s are specially trained officers who are assigned to work with underage offenders (under 18 years of age). They deal with young people and their families re: crime prevention, the operation of the Youth Diversion Projects and other areas related to young people and the criminal justice system.