Health & Diversity

Health & Diversity

Health services that are available for children, young people and families in Wexford. It also contains information on support services for LGBT, Traveller and Roma communities.

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Lochrann Centre, Cinema Lane, Wexford, Co Wexford

NCBI is the national sight loss agency. It is a charity that offers support and services to people of all ages who are experiencing difficulties with their eyesight. Services are available for individuals – a range of services are available to help individuals with vision impairments adapt to their situation. Services are also available to public and private organisations to make sure that...

14 Francis Street, Wexford, Wexford Town, Co Wexford, Y35 Y427

Pieta House provides a free, therapeutic approach to people who are in suicidal distress and those who engage in self-harm.

Wexford Local Health Office, Upper Georges Street, Wexford, Co Wexford

The background to the Child Health Services is based on “Best Health for Children – Developing a Partnership with Families” (1999). The key outcomes of this strategy are;

That all children have the opportunity to realise their full potential

That remediable disorders are identified at the earliest possible date

Whitemills Industrial Estate, Clonard, Wexford, Co Wexford

Target Age Group 18-65 year olds

Eligibility Criteria Within target age group and with a diagnosed learning disability, mental health difficulty or sensory issue.

Referrals Referrals accepted through HSE Adult Guidance Officer.

Island Road, Enniscorthy, Wexford, Co Wexford, Y21 X984

The Roma Equality Project Co-ordinates work, services, activities and programmes to address the needs of the Roma community as they continue to be identified.  The project works in collaboration with other FDYS (Ferns Diocesan Youth Service) services in a person-centred, community development approach and integrated services model, to maximise resources and address needs effectively and...

County Clinic, Grogans Road, Wexford, Co Wexford

This service works with children and adults who have communication or swallowing difficulties.

Contact Person Eleanor White (Principal Speech & Language Therapist).

County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford, Co Wexford

Sports Active Wexford is the Local Sports Partnership established by the Irish Sports Council and housed within the County Development Board structure in Wexford. The key aim of the Sports Active Wexford is to increase participation in sport and to ensure that local resources are used to best effect.

Patricks Centre, Kells Road, Kilkenny, Co Kilkenny

The THU administers HSE Section 39 funding to 14 Traveller Health Projects in the region. The aim of the Traveller Health Projects in the region is to provide Health Awareness Education, support to access services and promote and encourage healthier lifestyles among Travellers.

Francis Street, Wexford, Co Wexford

The County Wexford Traveller Men’s Health Programme aims to improve the health and well-being of the men who participate (see course contents below). The programme is managed by FDYS Ltd. and is funded through the Traveller Health Unit of the HSE. There are currently 3 groups running in Bunclody, Taghmon and Adamstown.

Mill Park Road, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford

Wexford has the fifth highest Traveller population in Ireland (WCC. 2015, 703 families). There are two Traveller Community Health Programmes in the county. Both programs are managed by Wexford Local Development Company (WLD) and funded by the HSE and WLD. The project in North Wexford works with individuals and families in Ferns, Bunclody, Enniscorthy and Gorey.