On Monday January 23rd Service Users from Criost Linn Adult Day Services (ADS) and the Service Users Council attended The National Platform of Self Advocates Launch of “Our Lived Experiences of Housing and Transport” held in Dublin. This was a report on the research findings of the National Platform of Self Advocates and Centre for Disability Law, NUI Galway. This was delivered by Mr Finian McGrath T.D. and Minister of State at the Departments of Social Protection , Justice and Equality and Health with special responsibility for Disability Issues.
It’s that time of year again. The annual 5 mile Menlo walk in aid of Ability West is celebrating ten years and this year hope to raise a bumper €10,000 to mark the occasion. The walk takes place on Sunday 12th February, starting at 12:00 Noon from Scoil Bhride Menlo, Galway City. Full details of the event can be found under “Upcoming Events” on www.abilitywest.ie A shuttle bus is available from the city, please contact Brega at 087-6179886
In case you missed it, last Saturday January 21st Dochas ADS featured on the RTE Evening News. The segment highlighted the benefits and value of the Rural Social Scheme to local community groups. Click on the link below and skip to 5min and 50 seconds in to watch it. Congratulations to all involved who made Ability West very proud.