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View Map Carmody Street Business Park
Carmody Street
Co. Clare
Contact Person: Susan Hogan
Phone: 065 6866515


Caring for Carers Clare together with the national umbrella organisation of Caring for Carers Ireland is actively involved in supporting Family Carers through liaison with state and voluntary bodies involved in community care.

The Carer's Centre in Carmody Street, Ennis provides support and advice to family carers.

At the centre in Carmody Street the nurse led carers clinic provides confidential listening, advice and support

Opening times - Mon-Frid 9.00am - 5.00pm  (closed 1pm -2pm)


Services include:

  • Carers Centre
  • Nurse led Carers Clinic
  • Local Carers Group Network
  • Training Programme
  • Information and Advice
  • Carers Newsletter
  • Carers Forum - enabling Family Carers to have a voice
  • Home Care Packages
  • Carer Support Service
  • Respite Breaks for Carers


Do you...

  • Wish to meet people who understand the demands of your caring Role?
  • Feel lonely or isolated?
  • Need a break?


If the answer is yes we invite you to attend your local Carers Group providing:

  • Monthly local meeting with people who understand
  • Respite Care Breaks for Family Carers
  • Annual Outing
  • Annual Christmas Lunch Carers Group Meetings throughout Co. Clare

Meetings are held on a regular basis to address the needs of Carers

Ennis Carers
Clare Care, Harmony Row, Ennis
2nd Wed. of the month at 7.30pm.
Tel. 065 6866515

Shannon Carers
Health Centre Shannon
1st Monday of the month at 8.00pm.
Tel. 061 364533

Newmarket On Fergus Carers
1st Tuesday of the month at 8.00pm.
Tel. 087 2786717


West Clare Carers
Regina House, Kilrush.
Last Wed. of the month at 8.00pm.
Tel. 065 9057101

Shannonside Carers
Community Hall, Kilmurray McMahon
3rd Wed. of the month at 8.00pm.

065 9050413


Ennistymon Carers
Ennistymon Community Hospital
3rd Tues. of the month at 8.00pm.
Tel. 065 7074197

Milltown Malbay Carers
Christ Church, Spanish Point
Last Wed. of the month at 8.00pm.

065 7084176


Peninsula Carers
Teach an Cheoil, Carrigaholt
3rd Wed. of the month – 8.30pm summer and 8.00pm winter.
Tel. 065 9057131

East Clare Carers
Derg House, Connaught Road, Scarriff
2nd Thurs of the month at 7.30pm.
Tel. 087 9709121

Voices for Autism
Eiri Corca Baiscinn, Kilkee
3rd Tuesday of the month at 8.00pm.
Tel. 087 7925741

Training Programme

To build your skills and confidence in your role as a Carer you might like to become involved in our Training Courses that are held at different venues throughout the County and include:

  • Caring in the Home
  • Manual Handling of Patients
  • Therapeutic Hand Care Carers Clinic

This is based at the Carers Centre and provides confidential information, advice and support. The Clinic Staff also provide referrals to our other services and also to statutory and voluntary agencies. For appointment please contact 065-6866515. Home visits can be arranged.

Home Care Package

Caring for Carers Clare administer the HSE Home Care Package Scheme, which provides personal care & support in the home to those who qualify for it.

Carer Support Service

This Pilot Scheme which is operating in Co Clare provides support to the Family Carer. Carers who qualify receive two hours Respite weekly and referral is through the Carers Clinic.


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