Teach Corrib Day Centre

Supporting individual men and women in Galway City who are homeless

Accessing COPE Galway Day Centre During Covid-19

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation and restrictions associated with it, services at the Day Centre for homeless are operating by telephone and strictly on an appointment-only basis.

Please make contact by telephone in the first instance by calling one of the numbers below or alternatively you can text your name, contact number and a brief message to 085 879 7853 and someone will make contact with you as soon as they can.

You can also email daycentre@copegalway.ie.

Our operating hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.00pm and Saturdays, 8.30am to 2.00pm.

Day Centre Contact Numbers:
  • 091 525 259
  • 085 871 4452
  • 085 879 7853

Offering support services for individual men and women

Teach Corrib is a drop in Day Centre for individual men and women who are homeless or rough sleeping in Galway City.

Our team provide client-centred advice, information and support that is tailored to each individual’s situation and needs. They will work with you to assess your situation, identify and explore all options available for your specific situation.

The centre is also a great social space to meet other people and grab a coffee, tea, soup or sandwich. Some of our clients just come in to use the laundry and shower facilities.

Who is the service for?

Individual men and women, 18 years or over, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homelessness.

See our Family Support page for information about available services and support for families.

Support and services at the Day Centre
  • Referrals to emergency accommodation and other support agencies.
  • Assistance in applying for welfare payments and other entitlements.
  • Advice and assistance with housing applications.
  • Assistance with searching and applying for jobs.
  • Help with accessing training and skill development opportunities.
  • Practical life skills and budget advice.
  • Referrals to tenancy and resettlement support.
Facilities & Practical Support
  • Free breakfast and lunch including hot tea/coffee, soup and sandwiches
  • Access to shower and laundry facilities
  • Barber/hairdresser & cloths
Health & Wellbeing Services for rough sleepers
  • GP & Nurse Clinic
  • Podiatry Clinis
  • Addiction Counsellor
  • Access to Community Mental Health Service

Freephone 1800 788 887

If you need immediate support from our homeless service outside of our opening hours, call the COPE Galway Out of Hours Service, which is available every day from 7-11pm.