Disability Services in North Cork


The Local Health Office works with a range of voluntary services in the area to provide care, training and development for children and adults with learning or physical disability.

Cork Intellectual Disability & Autism Services
Area Headquarters Blackpool
Tel: (021) 492 7100
Address: Disability Services, 1st Floor, Adjacent to Shopping Centre, Blackpool, Cork T23 YY57

COPE Foundation, Cork (021) 450 7131
Grove House St. Mary's Orth Cork (021) 430 3264, (public phone) (021) 430 3076
St. Joseph's Foundation, Charleville, Co. Cork (063) 89252
Regional Autism Service, Togher, Cork (021) 4347087
Youghal St Raphael's (024) 92422/92342
Youghal Bawnard Ind Training (024) 92422
Youghal Links Co-op (024) 93971

Physical and Sensory Services
Area Headquarters Blackpool 
Tel: (021) 492 7100
Address: Disability Services, 1st Floor, Adjacent to Shopping Centre, Blackpool, Cork T23 YY57

Amputee Ireland, Cork (021) 435 8191
Asthma Society of Ireland (01) 878 8511
Brainwave/Irish Epilepsy Association - Cork (021) 427 4774
Brainwave/Irish Epilepsy Association - Kerry (066) 711 9507
Cork Association for the Deaf (021) 450 5944
Cheshire Ireland - Cork (021) 486 6633
Cheshire Ireland - Kerry (066) 35606
Cleft Lip & Palate Association (01) 802 6948
Cleft Lip & Palate (021) 487 3620
Coeliac Society of Ireland - Cork (026) 46060
Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland - Cork (021) 487 0675
Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland - Kerry (066) 915 2341
Disability Federation of Ireland (021) 4271752
Doorway to life, Abode (021) 435 7606
Dyspraxia/DCD Association - Cork 087-6563121
Dystonia Ireland (01) 492 2514
Enable Ireland - Cork & Kerry (021) 429 4803
Fibromyalgia Support Group - Cork (021) 432 0201
Fibromyalgia Support Group - Kerry (066) 713 7288
Fighting Blindness - Cork (021) 450 9405
Forum of People with Disabilities (01) 878 6077
Friedreich's Ataxia Society of Ireland (01) 289 4788
Headway Ireland (021) 487 1303
Irish Deaf Society (01) 860 1878
Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind (021) 487 8200
Irish Heart Foundation - Cork (021) 450 5822
Irish Kidney Association - Cork (021) 488 4136
Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (01) 873 0422
Irish Raynauds & Scleroderma Society (01) 235 0900
Irish Wheelchair Association - Cork (021) 435 0282
Irish Wheelchair Association - Kerry (066) 718 0154
Kerry Deaf Resource Centre (066) 712 0399
Migraine Association of Ireland (01) 806 4121
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland - Cork (021) 430 0001
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland - Kerry (064) 20650
Muscular Dystrophy Ireland - Cork & Kerry (021) 434 8442
National Association for Deaf People - Cork (021) 482 2742
National Association for Deaf People - Kerry (064) 20052
NCBI, the National Sight Loss Agency - Cork (021 4214962
NCBI - the National Sight Loss Agency- Kerry (066) 712 2223
Peter Bradley Foundation - Lisa Spogler (086) 172 0744
Peter Bradley Foundation - Lucia Power (086) 384 6034
Post Polio Support Group - Cork (021) 484 7313
People with Disabilities in Ireland (PWDI) Cork County Network (021) 455 1986
People with Disabilities in Ireland (PWDI) Kerry Network (066) 718 0611
Spinal Injuries Ireland (01) 235 5317
Spina Bifida & Hydocephalus Assoc (086) 155 1596
Tinnitus Support Group - Cork (021) 450 5944
Association for Welfare of Children in Hospital (021) 434 2891

Home Help
Home Helps work with vulnerable people in the community, who through illness or disability are in need of help with day to day tasks. A home help might visit for a couple of hours per day, to help with housework, shopping, or sometimes may provide more personal care like help with dressing, bathing etc. You can access this service through your Public Health Nurse or by telephoning the home help service on (022) 30200.