In the spirit of Christmas, Aras Follain opens its doors on Christmas day

Aras Follain is a local Peer Support Centre in Tyone, Nenagh.
Last year we decided to open on Christmas Day from 8am – 8pm, we got a fantastic amount of support from our local community and are again this year asking for your support. Approx. 45 people came to spend part of their Christmas Day here in Aras Folláin where we served, Full Irish Breakfast, Full Christmas Dinner and a variety of other foods. We were also able to give 25 dinners to people to take home with them for the following day.  All of this was possible because of the gift of donations, whether it was of food, money, time or expertise.
We are open again this year on Christmas Day and hope that it will be even more successful than last year. It is with this in mind that we are looking to you for your support for this worthwhile event. Please become a friend of Aras Follain and donate whatever you can give to ensure that Christmas Day is a community day for all and can be a benefit and enhancement of our town community spirit

Mission Statement:  “Áras Folláin Peer Support Centre provides an environment where people have an opportunity to develop their physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.  We facilitate individuals and groups in their respective challenges to follow their dreams and achieve healthy lifestyles through peer support, self-advocacy and personal development.”
Áras Folláin promotes a wellness and recovery model for people who have experienced mental health difficulties or who are at risk of mental ill health through social isolation, family circumstances, disability or unemployment. It is a community based -centre led by people who use the mental health services within a recovery model with support from professionals on an as needed basis. The centre is run by a steering committee made up of representatives from all of the groups.

For more information please contact Margo on 085 8607856

Many thanks for your support

Denis Boyle, Chairperson and all members of the Steering Committee in Aras Follain

085 8641780

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