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Community Services Programme Notes:


New Support Service for Carers in North Monaghan

Truagh Development Association is now providing a Home Care Support Service in the North Monaghan area. This is a flexible support service for full-time carers looking after a loved one and who would need time to do personal errands. This confidential service is provided by our Homecare Support Worker, Bronagh McConnell.  This support service is provided at €15 per hour, including travel to your home. For further details contact Bronagh on (089) 4927056

WEEKLY SOCIAL DINNER & DANCE:   takes place Monday 26th June in The Blackwater Learning Centre at 1pm. Freshly prepared three-course meal served, which includes a choice of main course and dessert, followed by live music by Ruby O’Hanlon.  Bus transport is available on request in the Truagh and Donagh areas for an extra €5.00 return.  

HOME MEAL DELIVERY SERVICE: We can arrange for a freshly cooked meal to be delivered to your door in the Truagh Donagh area.  This service is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at €5.00 per meal, including delivery.  For further details please phone 047 87049 / 87055.

HOT SCHOOL LUNCH SERVICE:  another school year is almost over and we have served hundreds of hot school lunches to the pupils of Knockconan and Clara National Schools.  The management and staff wish the children and teachers a lovely summer holiday. If you would like further information about how this service could be provided to your school in the north Monaghan area for the coming school year please contact Fiona or Mary on (047) 87049 / 87055.

ARTISAN BAKERY: freshly baked artisan breads, scones and tarts available from the Blackwater Valley Learning Centre from 1pm to 4pm every Monday (except bank holidays).

OUTSIDE-CATERING SERVICES:  Truagh Development Association’s Community Services Programme offers an outside-catering service for all occasions where freshly prepared food is delivered directly to your event.  Communions, Confirmations, birthday parties or celebrations, big or small, the Community Services Programme can look after all your catering needs. We supply the food, glasses, crockery and cutlery and can also serve it too if you wish, so you can relax and enjoy your special occasion and leave the rest to us.  Contact Fiona/Mary t: 047 87049 / 87055 for further information.

BLACKWATER VALLEY SUPPORT & ADVICE CENTRE provides support to the over 55s in your area.  The services provided includes home visitation/befriending service, good morning call service, community library service, message in a bottle, support and advice on form filling, e.g. medical card and advice on crime prevention, keeping you safe in your home.  This service enables the over 55s to live independently in their community.  Please note our Community Support Workers will never visit your house unannounced, this service is by appointment only. 

Contact Angela or Bronagh on 047 87049 / 87055 for further information and advice on the range of services provided.