18 + years

Family Learning

Family Learning consists of special courses for Mums, Dads and carers to help you support your child’s learning. These can include:

  • Story sacks
  • Child Development and Play
  • The Power of Encouragement
  • Helping with Maths
  • Family Health

For information on family learning courses for parents of children of any age go to your nearest Adult Education Centre.

For details of forthcoming courses go to the ‘Family’ section.

Counselling Services

South West Counselling Service

South West Counselling Service provides an affordable counselling service to children, adolescents and adults. We also provide couple counselling and parenting support.

For further information please contact Geraldine Sheedy on 064 6636416.

Jigsaw Kerry

Jigsaw Kerry is a community based approach to enhancing supports for young people’s mental health and well-being.

For further information please contact Maireád O’Sullivan on 068 23429.

Community Drugs Initiative

A free and confidential service which provides one-to-one support sessions for young people who are experiencing difficulty in their life as a result of alcohol and drug use. For further information please contact:

Tralee:  066 7180190 
Killarney:  064 6631748 
Listowel:  068 23744

KDYS Youth Information

The important element of the youth information service is that it acts as a first point of contact for a young person; it will identify where help can be found and will support the young person in availing of that help.

For further information please contact:

Tralee:  066 7121674 
Killarney:  064 6631748 

Social and Health Project (SHEP)

SHEP is a values led organisation that works together with individuals and communities to develop capacities for positive change, to enhance health and well-being and to promote social justice. We do this through a range of integrated personal, community, environmental and international development initiatives.

For further information please contact: Dee O’Sullivan on 087 7728089 or email: Deirdre.osullivan@socialandhealth.com