This is an important time for children to gain a sense of responsibility, develop new and exciting abilities, make friends and become more independent.



This is a series of workshops for families to explore their local environment, develop new skills, knowledge and confidence in nature and the outdoors. Connecting communities and improving social, health and well-being for families.

Coffee morning to provide information to families in the local area about the services West Galway Family Services provide.

As part of Tusla Awareness Week, we are inviting you to call in for a Tea/Coffee and find out what services and programmes we are offering during the Autumn and Winter Months. 

For Parents experiencing intimidating, abusive or controlling behaviour from their children.

Venue: Ballybane Community Centre Aimed at: Juniors-10 to 14 year olds Seniors-14 to 18 year olds Date/Time: Tuesday Junior – 4pm Senior – 5.30pm Description: All girls group where you can learn to roller skate, […]

Venue: Local primary schools Aimed at: 6 to 10 year old pupils Date/Time: Please contact City East Family Services or your local school for more information. Description: School based group work introducing boys and girls […]

Venue: Ballybane Community Resource Centre Aimed at: 6 to 10 year olds. Date/Time: 2:45pm to 4pm Monday & Tuesday of the academic year. Description: After-school fun and educational support for children of referred families.

Venue: Property Registration Authority Building Golf Links Rd. Roscommon Aimed at: Professionals and volunteers who work young people Date/Time: 11th April 2018 10am – 4pm Description: 1 day workshop for those who work or volunteer […]

Save the Date! Sat 24th March 2018 ILAS Centre NUI Galway Booking information to follow   Seminar: Promoting Free-play, Outdoor Play and Physical Activity with Early Years Settings: Supporting early years’ settings to plan and […]

Venue: West Galway Family Services Aimed at: Parents Date/Time: 16:00 to 17:30 Thursday 21th February to 9th May Programme will run for 6 weeks two week break for Easter holidays Description: Helping Hands is a […]

  • activities
  • adult education
  • advice & information
  • after school activities
  • baby 0-5
  • child protection
  • children 6 - 12 years
  • counselling
  • education
  • family support
  • health & wellbeing
  • holiday activities
  • listening services
  • mental health
  • parenting programmes
  • public health nurses
  • services for women
  • support services
  • teens
  • therapeutic services
  • youth services