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Keeping in Contact 

 

Staying connected with people; looking after other people and addressing their isolation can help your mental health and wellbeing.

 

Below is a list of Staying Connected Initiatives:

dlr Community Call

Contact our Community Call Team in dlr County Council for details on Covid 19 supports at 1800 804 535 (Freephone) or 01 271 3199 or email covidsupport@dlrcoco.ie

Click here  for more information.

dlr Community Response Team Directory of Covid Support Services

Lists support organisations and services operating in dlr and nationally compiled by Southside Partnership. Available in the 'Related Documents' Section on this page.

dlr Libraries Book Drop Service

If you are vulnerable and elderly and need some books and library materials, the Library Team will organise this for you for free! Simply call the dlr Lexicon library directly at 01 280 1147  or email dlrlexiconlib@dlrcoco.ie, or contact the dlr County Council Community Call helpline on 01 271 3199 or covidsupport@dlrcoco.ie

dlr Libraries Online Clubs and Events

dlr Libraries Online Book clubs and Events Calendar is available here

Senior Line

Peer to peer helpline and confidential listening service. Freephone 1800 80 45 91, lines are open every day from 10a.m – 10p.m  and more information avilable here

Grow Mental Health Support Group & Community Educational Programme for all ages

Friendly, free, community based peer support groups for anyone experiencing mental health issues.Tel: 1890 474 474 or email info@grow.ie and more information available here

Men’s Shed Programme for Traveller men aged 25+

Offering a range of projects to bring about positive changes in men’s physical and mental health. Contact: Exchange House – Tel: 01 872 1094 or email info@exchangehouse.ie

dlr Social Prescribing Programme for Health & Wellbeing

Would you like to have support to improve your health and wellbeing? Would you like to try something new, access supports or connect with others? The Social Prescribing team can help. The team can talk to you about activities that interest you, or supports you may need and then they will assist you in availing of these.  Contact: Southside Partnership – email: lisa.sieger@sspship.ie )  or eileen.barry@sspship.ie  087 356 3035. Click here

Living Well with Dementia - Sweet Memories Choir

Meet online every Saturday morning and a great way to stay connected with friends and to keep singing and enjoying the music. Email: mspain@livingwellwithdementia.ie or click here for more information.

An Post Community Focus

Postal Staff will do a personal check in on their routes. For more information and to book these services, click here

dlr Comhairle na nÓg

Engaging with the young people’s Council and booklet available on top tips for positive mental health for young people. Visit their website here.

Database of Supports for Children and Young People

Produced by Dublin Children and Young People’s Services Committee. For more information click here

Let’s Talk dlr

Connecting young people to the right mental health support in Dún Laoghaire Rathdown, click here for more information.

Spun Out

Ireland's Youth information website where information on a range of different topics is broken down into sections including employment, health and education.is available here.

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