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A dedicated community support helpline has been established in Leitrim to assist at risk member of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice during the current public health emergency. The confidential phone line service is established by the new Leitrim Covid-19 Community Response Forum, Which includes over a dozen agencies and organisations. The Helpline is focused primarily on ensuring that vulnerable members of the community or those living alone can access deliveries of groceries, medicines etc.

From Monday 30th March phone lines are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. , seven days a week.

Contact Number for Forum : 071 9650473

You can also email

Please call the number if you need help at this time.

In the interest of public and staff safety the Leitrim Association of People With Disabilities (LAPWD) Action Ability Centre in Mohill, will be closed to the public from 5pm Monday 16th March, with the exception of the HSE Community Physiotherapy Service, which will be maintained on a priority basis only.
All our office staff remain working under Best Practice Guidelines. They can be contacted on 071 9651000 or Mobile : 086 3805616

All our Home Support Services remain in place as normal unless instructed otherwise by the HSE.
We wish all our staff, leaders, members and the wider community good health over this worrying time. Mind yourself and each other.

Dear Member,

In light of the current situation with the Coronavirus, LAPWD has been in contact with the HSE to ensure we are taking all necessary steps to help reduce the spread of the virus.

Enclosed, please find helpful advice designed to provide you with information regarding the virus itself and the actions you should take to help prevent the spread of the virus.

As you will see the main preventative action recommended is effective hand washing. We have also communicated to all our Leaders regarding the actions required to minimise the spread of the virus.

The symptoms of the coronavirus are:

  • A cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Fever (high temperature)

If you have symptoms associated with the Coronavirus, are diagnosed with the virus, or have been in direct contact with somebody who has been diagnosed with the virus, please ensure that you make contact with your GP by phone immediately. Also please make contact by phone with the LAPWD Manager as a matter of urgency.

We wish to assure you that LAPWD will follow the advice and guidance of the HSE with regards to delivering services and supporting service users during this time. As this is a fast-moving situation LAPWD will continue to monitor the situation and provide you with further advice and updates, as and when required.

Please Contact the HSE website for any other information

Overall Health and Well-being Course

Encompassing all aspects of Health

*Mindfulness * Stress Management  * General Wellbeing * Healthy Eating *Physical Health

Open To All

Workshops Thursday Morning 10am-12pm

LAPWD Building, Station Road, Mohill, Co. Leitrim.

Contact Marie, Mob: 0866070632 Email;

Charity Number: 12005

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