Senior Support

Accessing Senior Support Services during COVID-19

COPE Galway Senior Services are current operating with Coronavirus Covid-19 prevention and social distancing measures in place. Clients, or anyone looking to access the services, are advised to first call the service if you need support.

We now have a helpline – 085 87 67 785, for older people in Galway who need practical support during the current COVID-19 crisis.

Community Support still available, but by phone only. Please call 085 87 67 785 if you need support.

Sonas Day Centre is open but with restricted hours and numbers. Please call 091 753 402 to find out first .

Lunch Clubs are not taking place until current restrictions have been lifted and it is safe to do so.

Services and supports for older people

Our Senior Support team provide a range of one-to-one supports and services for older people in the community who live alone.

We support individuals at home and in the community, as well as working with community groups who are working to meet the needs of older people in their communities.

Our mission is to support healthy, independent ageing at home.

We offer four main supports and services:

  • Community Catering, Meals on Wheels service
  • Sonas Day Centre
  • Community Lunch Clubs
  • Community Support
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
A guide with helpful information for older people living independently in Galway. Find contact information, available supports and advice.

(Updated 12/03/2020)

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My children thought it was a great idea. They like the fact that I get my meals delivered to the door; it would be difficult to organise it any other way. It’s important to have a decent meal sometime in the day.

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