Ard Alainn Day Centre

Services are available in Ard Alainn Day Centre on Mon-Fri from 9am to 5 pm. You can access services through your GP or by attending the Emergency Department of University Hospital, Kerry. Click here for more information on accessing services.
Tel: (066) 979 68 72

Philosophy of Care

Our aim at the centre is to enable you to take part in our Social Inclusion Programme. We also actively seek to encourage your development in order to reach your full potential and maintain positive mental health.
All our services operate using the philosophy of putting you first within a happy, welcoming, positive and supportive environment. We practice a holistic approach to care, incorporating your individual physical, psychological and recreational needs.

Services Provided

Services supporting you depending on your need

  • Relapse prevention
  • Social inclusion
  • Promotion of positive mental health 
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Work and education
  • Exercise
  • Personal care
  • Wellness groups
  • Grow groups
  • Emotional support through group and individual therapy
  • Creating meaningful links with a broader community

Activities at the Centre

  • Relaxation sessions, including head massage
  • Social outings e.g. to the cinema, shopping etc
  • Gardening
  • Walking groups
  • Arts and crafts
  • Live music sessions held weekly
  • Sing-alongs
  • Physical activity programme at local gym including bowling outings

Support Services

  • Personal grooming
  • Chiropodist service
  • Laundry service
  • Medication depot administration
  • Filling of weekly pill boxes
  • Clozaril bloods
  • Medication collection


If you require it, hot lunch is provided daily at the Centre