Local Disability Services

HSE Disability Services in County Wicklow

Local HSE Disability Section
Block B, Civic Centre
Main Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Tel: 01 274 4200


Autism Initiatives Ireland

Aims to meet the needs of people with autism, their families and carers through a range of services. Referral to the service is by GP.


Cairdeas Clubhouse

A community of people with mental health difficulties who work together towards the common goal of recovery, based on the clubhouse model – provides an environment of support, acceptance and is committed to enhancing the potential of each member, enabling individuals with mental health difficulties to live full and productive lives in the community.



Wicklow branch of Caring and Sharing Association (CASA), providing social activities to support people with disabilities.


EmployAbility Wicklow

Supports to adults with a disability aged 18 and over to get job ready and secure and maintain  employment. 


Enable Ireland Children’s Disability Network

Provides supports and services for children/young people from birth to 18 years with complex disabilities and their families.


Festina Lente

Occupational, learning and employment opportunities for people whose needs have not been met in mainstream services.


Lakers Social & Recreational Club

Social & Recreational club for children & adults with an intellectual disability.


National Advocacy Service

Free and confidential advocacy service to adults with a disability, aged 18 years and over. Call 0761 07 3000 to book an appointment with the Wicklow Advocate.


Open Door Day Centre

Facilities and activities for adults with physical disabilities as a result of multiple sclerosis, stroke, motor neurone disease, spina bifida, road accidents and others. 


RehabCare Bray  

Resource centre with a range of support and activities to assist people with disabilities to reach their full potential. Contact HSE Disability Services above to apply for a place.


Sunbeam House Services

Training, employment and support services for adults with an intellectual disability. 


Wicklow Triple A Alliance

Support group for children and young people with a condition on the Autism Spectrum and their families. 


Wicklow Dementia Support

Supports people with dementia in Co. Wicklow and their families and carers through services such as AlzPals, Activity Groups, Carers Support Groups, Bereavement Groups and Musical Memories.

Local Disability Services News

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Lakers Annual Christmas Raffle

December 12, 2023Lakers Annual Christmas Raffle is back – with lots of great prizes!  You can buy tickets online here: https://www.idonate.ie/raffle/LakersChristmasRaffle?fbclid=IwAR0YnuEOGitr01Ccn4kXL32O4NLuloT7Bldu3hCQsEzRWfokPROKuYBHJco Tickets are also on sale from Lakers Reception or over the…... Read More
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New Children’s Disability Grant Fund

November 15, 2023If you offer services or support to children with a disability, you can apply for funding under a new grant scheme – the closing date for applications is Monday, 20th…... Read More
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Launch of Neuro-Mapping Project

May 4, 2023Minister Anne Rabbitte has launched a report on the Neuro-Mapping Project, which is a joint partnership between the HSE, the Disability Federation of Ireland and the Neurological Alliance of Ireland.…... Read More
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Lakers Roundwood Run

June 9, 2022Would you like to do a 10k run in beautiful Roundwood Reservoir and raise money for Lakers? The Lakers Roundwood Reservoir 10k Run is now open for registration. The registration…... Read More
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Festina Lente Fundraising Market

May 30, 2022Would you like to help Festina Lente reach their goal of raising €3M for their new home? Check out their fundraising market in their lovely walled garden on Saturday 25th…... Read More
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Lakers Raffle

May 25, 2022Lakers is raffling a brand new Ford Puma worth over €30k to raise funds for a new state of the art facility for people with special needs. Get your tickets…... Read More
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Lakers Christmas cards on sale!

November 17, 2021It’s official !! Lakers Christmas Cards are here! Their illustrated or hand crafted cards are all made by their amazing members! Go online www.lakers.ie/shop or call in to Lakers to…... Read More
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Cairdeas Clubhouse Summer Newsletter

July 28, 2021Check out the very brilliant Summer 2021 Newsletter written by members of Cairdeas Clubhouse in Bray – it is packed with stories of hope and positivity in challenging times, useful…... Read More
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Lakers Roundwood Reservoir 10k Run

July 9, 2021The Lakers Roundwood 10k Run is open for registration! The run will take place on Sunday 12th September. Meeting at the Roundwood Parish Hall with check-in taking place between 8.30…... Read More
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Wicklow Triple A Sibling workshop

May 18, 2021Wicklow Triple A Alliance is holding a Sibling workshop with Sibshop Ireland on Saturday 22nd May at 4pm – 5.30pm, for siblings of children with special needs.    If you…... Read More
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Cairdeas members step out

October 14, 2020Cairdeas Clubhouse is a HSE Mental Health service based in Bray. The clubhouse is currently open on a limited appointment basis, but there are also meetings with small groups or…... Read More
Cairdeas COVID Activity Report

Cairdeas COVID Activities

September 25, 2020Check out all the brilliant activities that Cairdeas Clubhouse members have been up to recently – COVID has not stopped them! You can read their COVID activity report HERE. 
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NLN Bray courses August 2020

July 8, 2020National Learning Network (NLN) Bray is now enrolling for course starting in August 2020. The NLN supports people aged 16-65 who have experienced a setback, accident, mental health issue, illness…... Read More

Cairdeas Clubhouse re-opening

July 2, 2020Video calls with members, Wellness Packs and delivering hot meals to vulnerable and isolated individuals in the community are just some of the ways local service Cairdeas Clubhouse has been…... Read More
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Cairdeas Clubhouse Keeping Connected

May 19, 2020Check out Cairdeas Clubhouse’s wonderful blog, produced regularly by members and staff, and helping members keep in touch with the service during these challenging times. Cairdeas Clubhouse is a HSE…... Read More
Festina Lente Gardens

Festina Lente re-opens

May 19, 2020Festina Lente has re-opened their riding school, allotments, beautiful gardens and garden shop – with social distancing in full operation. They are keeping in contact with service-users in a number…... Read More