Carers Support Service

About the Service

The Ely Centre Carers Support Programme is a unique service created to  provide therapeutic, emotional, respite and training opportunities to those who are the registered carer of a person injured as a result of the troubles.

Who is A Carer ? A person who provides help and support to a Victim of the Northern Ireland Troubles, who could not manage otherwise because of frailty, illness or disability.  The person being cared for must be in receipt of either DLA , Attendance Allowance or a War Disability Pension.

In addition to Ely Centre Services which all Carers can avail of including:

  • Counselling and Psychological Services
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Welfare and Benefits Advice
  • Community Befriending Services
  • Carers can furthermore avail of specific services developed for them including
  • Carers Respite Days
  • Carers Financial Suppor
  • Carer Training Courses
  • Carers Counselling Support Groups
  • Monthly Carers Coffee Mornings

Please contact the Carers Officer to obtain a detailed list of events and opportunities

If you would like to refer to this service please drop into the centre, give us a call, or fill in the service referral form which should only take a few minutes.