Services

Home Care Services

Clarecare operates the Home Help Service in Co. Clare on behalf of the HSE, and is an approved agency of the HSE for the provision of Home Care Package. The service mainly assists older people, but also provides support to families in stress, people with disabilities, Palliative Care patients.

Family Support Services

The Family Support Team of 25 professional staff provides a wide range of services throughout the county. The modal of working acknowledges that families can engage with Clarecare services at different levels and stages. Family Suport Services have developed strong links with community and statutory agencies.

Addiction Services

Bushypark Addiction Treatment Centre provides a 28 day residential treatment programme for people addicted to alcohol, drugs or gambling. Based on a Biopsychosocial abstinence model of treatment which recognises that complex interactions between various biological, psychological and social factors appear to contribute to the development of addiction problems.


Adoption Services

Clarecare Adoption Service is an Accredited Adoption Agency regulated by the Adoption Authority of Ireland. A range of professional services are provided in the areas of Information and Tracing, Pre-Adoption Counselling and Post Adoption Support.

Adult Counselling

The Clarecare Adult Counselling Service provides individual counselling support to adults faced with bereavement, relationship difficulties, financial worries and other personal and development challenges.

Thrift Shops

The thrift shops in Ennis and Killaloe sell quality clothes and furniture at reasonable prices. All the items have been donated by the public and the income from these shops helps to fund some Clarecare activities. The stock is added to daily and you never know what treasure you will find!


Holiday Houses

Clarecare Holiday Houses in Kilkee and Lahinch are available as a respite resource for groups of children and families, accompanied by staff, either on a day basis or on a short term residential basis. They are also used by community groups as holiday opportunities for older people.

Ennis Drop In Service

The service provides a ‘listening ear’ to people and information on services and material aid as appropriate and required.

Community Information

Provides information, advice and advocacy services on rights, services, entitlements and options available to people.


Home Work Club

It caters for students whose parent or parents have no personal experience of the Irish education system. Referrals are made through the secondary schools.

Meeting Room

Clarecare meeting rooms are available for use by many community groups. Over 1,200 people use the Ennis facility every month and in Killaloe the monthly figure is 760.

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