Helpful Organisations

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Galway Centre for Independent Living provides many services but the two most popular with our Service Users are the PA, a Personal Assistant Service to people with disabilities in Galway City and County and they have three fully accessible minibuses. They can be hired by individuals or groups, for routine journeys or on a one off basis.

Tel: 091 773910
Fax: 091 773919
Email:          Website:


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If you are unsure of your rights and entitlements they can help. Galway Citizens Information Service provides free, confidential and impartial information on any subject to anyone who asks.

Galway Citizens Information Service
Augustine House
St. Augustine Street
Tel: 0761 07 7600
Email:           Website:


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Inclusion Ireland provides an information and advice service to people with an intellectual disability.

Popular workshops such as Making a Will and Assisted Decision Making are featured as well as workshops on Post School Options, Social Welfare Appeals, Self Advocacy Groups and Relationships & Sexuality.

Inclusion Ireland
Unit C2, The Steelworks,
Foley St,
Dublin 1,
Tel: 01 8559891
Fax: 01 8559904
Email:      Website:



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The National Federation of Voluntary Bodies Provides Services to People with Intellectual Disability, The services provided are rooted in the rights based perspective that people with intellectual disability have the right to live full and active lives, and be active participating members of their own community.

Oranmore Business Park,               Oranmore,                                              Galway,                                                     Ireland.

Tel: +353 91 792316                                    Fax: +353 91 792317                               Email:                         Website:


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The council is responsible for housing and community, roads and transportation, urban planning and development, amenity and culture, and environment, check out website to find your local councilor.

Galway City Council,                                    City Hall,                                                   College Road,                                          Galway.
Open: 9am – 4pm.                                         Tel: +353 91 536400                                  Fax: +353 91 567493                               Email:    Website:



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Address: Centre for Disability Law and Policy, National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland.

Tel: +353 (0)91 495888,                   SMS/Text Phone: +353 (0)86 0081153  Fax: +353 (0) 91 495569   Email:        Website: