ACCORD offers a professional counselling service for couples and individuals to explore, reflect upon and work to resolve difficulties that arise in their marriage and relationships.
Adoption is a process by which a child becomes a member of a new family. It terminates the legal relationship between the child and his/her birthparents and creates a legal relationship between the adoptive parents and child. The Túsla regional Adoption teams provide the following services to the public:
Barnardos Family Support Project
140 Mountain View
Barnardos Clonmel Family Support Project is part of a National Service providing supports to Children and Families across Ireland.
The project is based in the community and provides support and advice to families experiencing difficulties. The aim of the project is to work together with parents, building on family strengths so that children and young people can enjoy their childhood and reach their full potential.
It works with families by:
Barnardos FWC Project South Tipperary & Clonmel Springboard Project
140 Mountain View
Barnardos Family Welfare Conference (FWC) Project provides a service to support families by arranging a meeting (Family Welfare Conference) for family members to come together when there is a concern for a child or young person.
Barnardos Student Mothers Group
130 Clonard Park
Barnardos Student Mothers Services supports young expectant mothers and young mothers to remain in second-level education.
The programme offers:
- One-to-one work with the student mother
- Childcare subsidy
- Financial support towards school and study materials
- Group work programmes and social events
Eligibility: The service is for expectant student mothers or student mothers in second level education in the Carrick-on-Siúir area.
The Mall House
Barnardos Family Support and Targeted Early Intervention Service provides support to children, young people and their parents/carers either in the family home or in the service's project base. It works together with families and other relevant stakeholders to identify needs and to plan programmes of work to achieve desired outcomes.
Barnardos aims to work with both fathers and mothers as this supports consistency in parenting and strengthens outcomes for children
Services offered include:
16 Kickham Street
The Carrick-on-Suir Neighbourhood Youth & Family Project aims to enhance the life chances of young people and their families in Carrick-on-Siúir and to assist them to reach their potential by providing targeted Youth work programmes and family support responding to emerging needs in the community
Cashel Neighbourhood Youth & Family Project
Cashel Neighbourhood Youth and Family Project (NYFP) offers supports and a youth work service to young people aged 10-24 years of age and a family support service for parents, children and young people:
Youth work services:
Citizens Information service offers free, confidential and impartial information, advice and a limited advocacy service on public services and entitlements to all who request it.
Eligibility: Open to all
How to contact: Contact local Citizens Information Centre.
Clonmel Citizens Information Centre, Market Place, Clonmel
Tel. 0761 076460
Nenagh Citizens Information Centre, 43 Pearse Street, Nenagh
Tel. 0761 076470
Clonmel Community Resource Centre
Clonmel Community Mother Programme is an established Home Visiting organization providing a suite of supports to parents of children, aged 0 – 5 years. Community Mothers work from an Infant Mental Health model.
The service offers:
Clonmel Community Resource Centre
Clonmel Community Resource Centre (CCRC) exists to assist the “not for profit” Community, Voluntary and Statutory Agencies in the delivery of their services.
Comeragh Wilderness Camp provides therapeutic and educational outdoor experiences where young people can discover life skills, gain hope and re-focus on positive interaction in their own communities.
The Department of Social Protection (DSP) is tasked with administering the welfare system. It oversees the provision of income support and other social services.
The range of income support payments administered by the DSP includes Jobseeker payments, One Parent Family payments, the Farm Assist scheme, Supplementary Welfare Allowance, along with Rent Supplement and Exceptional Needs Payments.
Unit 9 & 10, Watch House Cross Business Park
Extern provides services for children and young people within a continuum of services that is preventative in design, ranging from diversion through to intensive community high support programmes.
Killaloe-Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre
Killaloe-Ballina Community & Family Resource Centre works to ensure the social inclusion and welfare of vulnerable, marginalised families, individuals and groups by providing needs-based responses and innovative ways of working to encourage community participation and wellbeing.
The services provided include:
Knockanrawley Resource Centre
Knockanrawley Resource Centre is a community-based project offering a wide range of individual, family support and community services and facilities in Tipperary Town and surrounding areas.
Knockanrawley Resource Centre provides the following Family Support services:
Parent and Family Support Project:
Nenagh Law Centre
The Legal Aid Board provides legal aid and advice in civil cases to people in Ireland who meet certain criteria. It also provides a free family mediation service and assists in the operation of the Abhaile scheme (which helps people in home mortgage arrears).
The Legal Aid Board provides legal aid and advice in the following areas:
Millennium Family Resource Centre
Millennium Family Resource Centre provides family and community support in the Slieveardagh area in the SE of the county
Millennium Family Resource Centre provides family support within the local community through information provision, activities and programmes that focus on strengthening the family’s ability to provide a nurturing environment for all family members. These supports include:
The Money Advice and Budgeting Service is the State’s money advice service. MABS offers a service to people who have all kinds of personal debt and works with them to find the best solution to deal with the indebtedness. The service is free, confidential and independent.
Target Group: People who are in debt
How to access: Contact MABS Helpline or contact local MABS offices
More Family Support, Youth Work Ireland Tipperary
The More Family Support Project provides a range of family support services within the Templemore area.
North Tipperary Development Company
North Tipperary Development Company (NTDC) Traveller Programme aims to counter the disadvantage experienced by Travellers across the North of Co. Tipperary. Working in partnership with the HSE, Tipperary County Council and other agencies, the programme promotes equality of access and outcomes for Travellers in the county.
Silver Arch Family Resource Centre
52 Silver Street
The Partnership with Families project is an advocacy service for parents of children in the care of Túsla, Child & Family Agency. The service, provided by Silver Arch Family Resource Centre, Nenagh, supports parents to engage with Túsla and other relevant services and to have continued involvement with their children in care.
Target Group: Parents of children in the care of Túsla in the North of the county
How to access: Self-referral by parent; referral by Túsla.
The Prevention Partnership Family Support (PPFS) Programme is a Túsla-led programme which aims to engage with and support families around family support issues at Prevention or Early Intervention levels, in partnership with relevant community-based services.
Roscrea Youth Service
Roscrea Youth Service Family Support project operates under the auspices of North Tipperary Development Company providing supports for young people and families in the town. As part of its role, the service offers information, advice and one-to-one support, delivers parenting programmes, and liaises with statutory agencies and other professionals working with families to ensure efficient delivery of services.
Target Group: Children, young people and their families
Referral: Self-referral by families; referrals by professionals.
Shine is a national organisation providing information and support for people affected by mental health problems. Shine supports individuals and family members through recovery-focused individual and group work, counselling and training and education led by professionals and peers. Shine also advocates for social change by promoting and defending the rights of all those affected by mental health problems to equal treatment and quality services.
Shine offers a range of support services: