Sibling Support Project
Tubbercurry FRC in partnership with the Disability Equality Specialist Support Agency (DESSA) will run a four week programme for children aged 6-12 years who have a sibling with a disability. This is a peer support project which is arts based, fun and high energy. It will provide an opportunity for children who have a brother or sister with a disability an opportunity to discuss this with children in he same situation and learn how to communicate there feelings about there sibling effectively. The programme will run on Tuesdays for four weeks, starting October 1st from 4.30-6pm. For further information contact the centre. Volunteer Assistants are required for the programme to assist group facilitators. An information session will take place on 9th from 11am to 1pm for those interested followed by a training and development session on Monday 23rd September. If interested contact Mary on 0719186926.
Tubbercurry Parent and Toddler Group Resumes on Monday 9th September at 10.30am in the FRC, the group is open to all parents and grandparents in the area who have children and babies to care for. Activities include music, story time, arts and crafts, etc it gives parents a chance to meet and make friends and enjoy a cup of tea. All are welcome.
Volunteer for Rainbows Programme following the success of our last two programmes we are now looking to recruit additional volunteer leaders. Training is over two days Sunday 29th September and Sunday 13th October from 2pm- 7pm venue for training is Boyle Family Life Centre, all volunteers are required to undergo an interview and garda vetting for more details contact Conor Fitzgerald 9186926
The FRC has set up a new programme called Rainbows which will commence in the Centre Late September. It is a support group for children and young people who are grieving a death, separation or other painful loss in the family, helping them to manage, express understand and share their feelings of grief in a safe setting with trained listeners. Rainbows is for children of Primary school age. It’s confidential, free, one night per week for about one hour and lasts 12 – 14 weeks. If you would like your child to participate please contact Conor in the Centre on 071 9186926. Places are limited so booking is essential.
Women’s Group The Thursday Ladies Group resumes in the FRC On Thursday 12th September, all are welcome.
Tubbercurry FRC Childcare & Afterschool are now enrolling for our CCS, CETS & afterschool programs. We cater for children aged 6mths to 12 years of age. All our staff are fully trained and Garda Vetted. As a community childcare provider, reductions can be offered to parents in receipt of a social welfare payment and who hold a medical/GP visit card. Contact 0719186926 for further information.
Computers Autumn computer classes will be commencing in the coming weeks, we are now taking names for the following courses beginner’s, improvers and internet\email. If interested contact the FRC 071 9186926.
MABS Sligo MABS money advise and budgeting service hold an outreach clinic in Tubbercurry FRC on the third Thursday of every month. Service is available by appointment only, phone 0761072730 to make an appointment. This is a free and confidential service.