Local Services

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  • Contact your local GP. If it’s late in the evening or night-time, contact NowDOC at 1850 400 911
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Local Services in Donegal

Social Prescribing for Health and Wellbeing-Buncrana

How service can be accessed:

Self-referral or referral by GP or Public Health Nurse or Community Health Nurse

Cost of services: Free
Referral Required: No
Description of service:

The programme aims to support the health and wellbeing of people by using community-based activities and supports, such as Men's Sheds, Walking in groups, Community Gardening, dancing, art and other creative activities. There are also opportunities to attend self-help programmes such as Stress Control as well as having access to self help books.

Confidentiality: Yes
Hse Endorsed: Yes
Type of Service Provided:

Support / Social Inclusion service

Opening Times :
Monday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Phone Number: Carmel Gallagher-
Cost of Call: Local Rate
St. Conal's Hospital, Letterkenny, Ireland