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Due to the Covid-19 some services are suspended but ASI is still supporting people with dementia and their families as our Home CareDementia AdvisersNational Helpline, and Online Family Carer Training are all still running

National Helpline

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline Service is open 6 days a week. Call 1800 341 341 or email [email protected]

National Helpline

Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm


Our confidential National Helpline freephone number is available to callers within the Republic of Ireland. If you live abroad, you can contact our national office at +353 1 207 3800 and ask for our Helpline Service. Telephone charges will apply.

Day Care Services

Our day care centres provide dementia specific, person centred care to meet the needs of the person with dementia in a warm, welcoming and safe environment while providing support and stimulation

Castlebar Day Care

Castlebar Day Care, Ground Floor Social Services Building, Castle Street, Castlebar, Co. Mayo F23CY67
Contact: Mary Rowland
Phone: 086 028 7401
How to access this service?

People with dementia, their families and healthcare professionals can contact the day centre they are interested in.

We ask that a referral form is completed and this form requires confirmation of a diagnosis of dementia from a GP or consultant.

Contact the day care centre you are interested in to talk about the service and to send your completed referral form.

Family Carer Training

We offer training to family carers looking after a loved one with dementia. Family carers can either be the primary carers for the person with dementia or those indirectly involved in caring

Family Carer Training , Mayo

Lough Lanna Leisure Complex, Knockacroghery, Castlebar, Co. Mayo, F23 A257
Wednesdays 10.30am-1pm, from 24th April until 29th May 2024 inclusive.

Online Family Carer Training

We offer training to family carers looking after a loved one with dementia. Family carers can either be the primary carers for the person with dementia or those indirectly involved in caring. Please note there is a waiting list for this service. 

How to access this service?

More details on the course are available on our leaflet.
You can register your interest in the course by completing our online application form. For further information, please contact our National Helpline on 1800 341 341.

Online Carer Support Groups

We run support groups for families affected by dementia around Ireland. The support groups provide an opportunity to meet others in a similar situation, to share stories and experiences, and access information and practical advice in a relaxed, understanding and supportive environment.

Day Care at Home

The Day Care at Home service provides an alternative model of care and support to our clients and families. ASI staff visit the persons home and engage in personalised activities with them in their home.

Castlebar, Mayo Day Care at Home

c/o Castlebar Social Services , Castle street Castlebar, Mayo
Contact: Michelle Sheils

National Dementia Choir

Mindful Melodies- virtual choir

Contact: Anne-Marie Veale
Phone: 087 2388444
Wednesday 13.30-14.30pm

National Virtual Choir

Contact: Catherine Bartels
Phone: 086 0490548
Every Thursday

Social Club

Our Social Clubs are for people with dementia, their families or carers.

Castlebar Social Club

Castlebar Social Services building F23 HY80
Contact: Catherine McLellan
Phone: 087 694 2491
11am-1pm Every 2nd Friday
How to access this service?

For more information about the club and how to come along contact the organiser with the details above.

Centre of Operations

The Centre of Operations are responsible for the overall management of the relevant services in their region.

Northwest and Midlands Centre of Operations

Cavan Day Centre, St John O Sullivans Home Cathedral Road, Cavan Eircode H12 CF53.
Contact: Operations Manager- Carol Molloy


The Northwest, Northeast and Midlands Centre of Operations covers counties Donegal, Sligo , Mayo, Galway, Roscommon, Leitrim, Cavan and Monaghan.

Other Support and Services

There are a range of other services, in addition to those provided by The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, which can provide support and assistance to you and your family.

Social Activities


Age Action’s Care and Repair does small DIY jobs, free of charge, for older people to help them maintain their homes and their independence.


The Rainbow Café is specifically for older LGBT+ persons, proactive allies, and healthcare professionals supporting older persons.
The space is dementia-inclusive and those living with dementia, along with family carers and supporters, are encouraged to attend and will be assisted to do so in any way possible.


Social Prescribing is a HSE run service that connects people with supports and activities in the community to strengthen their health, wellbeing and quality of life. Social prescribing is about supporting health and wellbeing by linking people into local, community-based activities such as exercise, art, reading and gardening


Alone is a national organisation that enables older people to age at home as well as providing befriending services, advice, assistive technology and support

Mayo Mens Shed

Co. Mayo
Contact: Irish Mens Sheds Association
Phone: 01 8916150


A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a variety of mutually agreed activities. Men’s Sheds are open to all men regardless of age, background or ability.

Western Alzheimers- Mayo

Ballindine, Co. Mayo


Offers Support and Services to people with Dementia in Mayo. This includes Respite, Day-care and Befriending services

Dementia Support Group

Mountain View, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Contact: Frances Maloney
Manager Call: 086 8366312


Community Action in Mayo run a Support Group for carers of people with dementia

One to one Support Service

Mountain View, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Contact: Frances Maloney
Manager Call: 086 8366312


As part of the Mayo Community Action on Dementia Project, a trained person will spend time with the person with dementia on a one to one basis


Dementia Adviser Service, Mayo

Mountain View, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Contact: Fiona Hoban
Manager Call: 086 029 4029
Monday, Tuesday and half day on Wednesday


As part of the Community Action in Mayo Project, this service works with people with dementia and their families to access information, supports and services throughout the course of the condition.

Memory Technology

Mayo Memory Technology Resource Room

"MTRR, Memory Technology Resource Room, OT Department, Sacred Heart Hospital, Pontoon Road, Castlebar, Co. Mayo F23 XV38
Phone: /
By appointment


The Memory Technology Resource Room has assistive technology products on display. People with memory difficulties and their carers will have an opportunity to see a range products and how they work. You can also access expert advice about assistive technology.

Public Health Nurse

Local Health Services

Contact: HSE Information Line


Click the link above to find what local health services are in your area

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Call the National Helpline
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