Community Work & Family Support
The West Clare Family Resource Centre is here to provide confidential, non-judgemental, and helpful supports and services to the people of West Clare. We do this through delivering a wide variety of activities, supports and programmes which include community education and training, support groups, one-to-one supports, affordable counselling and therapy, family support programmes, wellbeing activities and a variety of social activities. We also provide additional professional assistance through other services available at our Centre, these include, MABS, Employability Clare, Community Substance Misuse Team and Coolmine Addiction Service.
Wellbeing and Personal Development
We aim to deliver courses around personal development for people. These courses can be in person and/or online. The types of courses include Grief - change and loss, Effective communication for better relationships, Stress management, Wellbeing and Me.
Counselling and Therapy Service
We provide low-cost counselling and play therapy through our Counselling and Therapy Service. We work with fully accredited therapists and offer a professional, confidential, ethical and client-centred service for adults and children in our community. All you have to...
Music Generation for Teenagers
Teenagers from all areas of West Clare come together to create music and appreciate the process and skills involved. Through song writing, music technology and recording the creative sessions allowyoung people to explore alternative ways of communicating and...
Education and Training Courses
Learning new skills can be exciting at any time of life and we work in partnership with the Limerick and Clare Education and Training Board to provide a variety of community education courses throughout the year.
We know that some people and families struggle to manage on a limited income and we, in partnership with the Simon community, provide basic food supplies once a month to those who need them. To register for this service please contact us and we will be happy to...
One to one support for individuals
We aim to support people through providing a non-judgemental environment where they can focus on issues affecting them at that particular time in their lives. We provide information as well as signpost and/or refer to other relevant agencies that might assist...
West Clare Rural Women’s Network
We know that creating a better future for yourself and others takes a community. We also know that there is power in women coming together and that is why we are supporting the development of this group.
Strengthening Families Programme
The Strengthening Families Programme is designed for parents and their children (6- to 12-year-olds) to learn healthy communication skills and tools that create positive parent-child relationships, better communication, positive parenting skills and improve children’s...
Seniors Alert Scheme
West Clare Family Resource Centre facilitates The Seniors Alert Scheme is available for people over 65. We will complete the grant form with you to help you apply for a grant. The Seniors Alert Scheme is funded by Pobal. The Senior Alert Scheme...
Baby & Toddler
Baby and Toddler Groups provide a great opportunity for young mums who are new to the area to make new friends. All you have to do is "Just turn up", have a cup of tea or coffee. Contact us for details of schedule.