Support Group

We run support groups for families affected by dementia around Ireland.

We run support groups for families affected by dementia around Ireland. These group meetings are usually held once a month in the evening.

Going to my first support group meeting was like a light going on in my life...I had felt so alone, so powerless,...suddenly I knew there were people I could talk to and I began to feel I could plan

Anonymous, Wicklow

Carers are free to attend on a once off basis, as needs arise, or on a regular basis. 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.

We have a support group specifically for families whose loved one with dementia is under 65. People are welcome from any part of Ireland to attend this group, which is held in Dublin.

We also have a support group for people with dementia themselves which takes place in Dublin once a month. People are welcome from any part of Ireland to attend this group.

To find out where and when your local group meets click the link below to find the nearest support group to you and just call the coordinator of the group.

Support Group

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Athboy Support Group

The Old Convent, Kildalkey Road, Athboy, Meath
Contact: Geraldine McNally
Phone: 086 8814 047
Thursday 2-4pm. Please contact Geraldine to confirm frequency.
How to access this service?

Carers are free to attend on a once off basis, as needs arise, or on a regular basis.  Contact the coordinator above to find out more information about attending a support group.

Navan Support Group

Whistlemount Day Care Centre, Kells Road, Navan, Meath
Contact: Gayle Drury / Cathy O' Rafferty
Phone: 046 902 7007
Usually meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at 8pm. Contact Gayle or Cathy for details of next meeting.
How to access this service?

Carers are free to attend on a once off basis, as needs arise, or on a regular basis.  Contact the coordinator above to find out more information about attending a support group.

Under 65 Family Carer Support Group

Bloomfield Care Centre, Stocking Lane, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14. D16 C6T4
Contact: Adrienne McAvinue / Frances Redmond
A Support Group for family members of people with dementia who are under 65 meets in Dublin and surrounding areas on the first Tuesday of each month between 8pm and 10pm.
How to access this service?

Carers are free to attend on a once off basis, as needs arise, or on a regular basis.  Contact the coordinator above to find out more information about attending a support group.

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