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Proud Owners

  After a long period of fundraising and negotiation, we are delighted to have secured ownership of our Cork premises on Carrigrohane Road. This is a very exciting development which will help us to develop the services even further in the Southern Region. The hard work begins now, and discussions with architects, staff and clients have already started. Onwards and upwards!

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Limerick Clients thank Northern Trust

Our Limerick clients had some visitors in recently from Northern Trust. Headway has been linked in with Northern Trust for a few years now whether it be them bringing clients out to Bunratty Castle, allowing learners from our programmes gain invaluable work experience on Job Shadow Days and even assisting with a lick of paint for the walls every now and then! The company always  gets an honourable mention by clients in our end of year festivities as one of…

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UCC Volunteer Fair

Headway Cork service user Christy participated recently in UCC’s annual Volunteer fair in Cork.  It was a great opportunity to meet face to face with students, tell them about Headway and discuss individual strengths they could bring to volunteering with us.  We also had the opportunity to link with over 40 other charities & NGO’s. The event was very successful with over 700 students attending. Huge credit is due to Eleanor O Donoghue and her team in UCC career Services!

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Family Member Survey 2018 – Now Open!

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Does your family member attend our services here at Headway? If so, could you spare a few moments to let us know how we are doing – it will really help us to ensure that we continue to deliver the highest quality of service possible? We would love you to take our online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/hwyfamily2018 It won’t take long and it will help us to improve what we do!

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Our New Freephone Helpline

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We are delighted to announce that we have a new Freephone Telephone number for Information and Support. The number is 1800 400 478 and it is free to call from any landline or mobile network in the Republic of Ireland. You can contact the Information and Support Team on this number Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. You can find out more about the Information and Support Service here

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Events

Stone and Wood

Headway, Cork is hosting an exhibition of stone sculpture and pyrography wood burnings, at Myrtleville Beach on the 25th October from 11am – 1pm.  Tea and light refreshments will be available and all are welcome to attend. The exhibition will feature the artistic work of 13 people who began working with stone and wood in the past two years, as part of workshops offered by Headway, a service provider and support for people who have an acquired brain injury This…

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Family Support Group Carlow

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Are you Caring for a loved one who has a Brain Injury in the Carlow Kilkenny area.  If you are Headway facilitate a Support Group for Family Members Carers in Carlow.  The meeting takes place on Wednesday 29th August from 7.30pm to 9pm.  You will get  a chance to meet other Carers, share experiences and get support.  If you are interested please contact Catherine O Hare on 059 9134029

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Dublin Family Members’ Group

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Headway hosts our Dublin Family Members’ Group one Saturday a month in our Blackhall Green office. This group is facilitated by Headway staff and is a friendly, confidential space for anyone caring for, or living with, someone with a brain injury. For further details of time and location, and to register attendance, please contact Ciarán Nolan, The Psychology Team on 01 6040 800 or email nolanc@headway.ie.  If you are attending for the first time, we ask you to download and complete this…

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