AHEAD AHEAD, the Association for Higher Education Access & Disability is an independent non-profit organisation working to promote full access to & participation in third level education for students with disabilities in Ireland.
Chime-The National Charity for Deafness & Hearing Loss Chime is dedicated to creating a society where deafness or hearing loss does not hold back individual potential, personal choice or quality of life. They strive to achieve this through their range of personal support services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing People & through their advocacy & awareness campaigns.
Citizens Information Citizens Information Phone Service is a nationwide service that can be reached on 0818 07 4000, Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm. Citizens Information Centres provide free, impartial information, advice & advocacy from more than 215 locations around the country
Connect Programme The Connect programme provides training to those in receipt of various department of social protection allowances including: Disability Allowance, Job Seekers Allowance, Job Seekers Benefit, Illness Benefit, Lone Parent allowance, Illness Pension and Invalidity Pension.
Enhance Ireland Enhance is a Waterford City based digital literacy and inclusion charity. For more than twenty years they have delivered computer education and literacy training for people in Waterford City. They have also run education and training events in Wexford and South Kilkenny. Many of their service users have experienced social or economic exclusion as a result of mental or physical health problems, additional needs , substance abuse or a mental health problem. They also supply accessibility software and hardware like adaptive tablets to individuals who are contact critical. They specialise in small groups and one to one training programmes for service users who prefer a non mainstream training experience. For more information contact Kieran Stewart PRO - firstname.lastname@example.org
Epilepsy Ireland Information & support for people with epilepsy & their families & carers.
Family Carers Ireland A national charity that supports family carers, providing a range of services & supports & advocating on their behalf at local, regional & national level.
Irish Deaf Society the Irish Deaf Society is the largest Deaf-led organisation in Ireland working with the Deaf Community. Their work focuses on issues such as achieving equality & access for Deaf people.
Irish Kidney Association Charitable, voluntary organisation dedicated to meeting the needs of people living with kidney failure.
Irish Wheelchair Association Irish Wheelchair Association works with, and on behalf of, people with physical disabilities to drive positive change in Ireland through the influencing of public policy, the provision of quality services and enabling accessibility to all aspects of society.
National Learning Network Waterford NLN Waterford provide a range of free courses to people who have had an accident, illness, injury or have a disability & extra support needs.
NCBI: Working for People with Sight Loss The NCBI works to ensure that children & adults who are blind or vision impaired have access to the same opportunities, rights & choices as anyone else in society.
Nursing Needs Waterford Supplier of healthcare products to the HSE, nursing homes, healthcare organisations & the general public.
Parkinson’s Association of Ireland A charity that offers support & information on living with Parkinson's to people with Parkinson's, their families, carers & health professionals.
Patient Advocacy Service The Patient Advocacy Service is independent, free & confidential. They can support you to make a complaint about the care you have received in a Public Acute Hospital or a HSE operated Nursing Home.
Polio Survivors Ireland Polio Survivors Ireland works to maintain the dignity of polio survivors, supporting them at work, in the home & otherwise.
Positive Futures Positive Futures has a unique, person-centred approach to supporting people with an intellectual disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition.
Sign Language Interpreting Service The Sign Language Interpreting Service is the Sign Language Interpreting Service for Ireland. Established in 2007, SLIS is supported & funded through the Citizens Information Board.
St. Brigid’s Family & Community Centre St. Brigid’s Family and Community Centre on the Lower Yellow Road in Waterford provides Family Support and Community Development to individuals living in Waterford Inner City and surrounding areas.