Shine Covid-19 Update

Shine Services Covid-19 Update September 2020

Shine Regional Services

In light of the easing of restrictions in some regions, we are now in a position to provide a variety of supports via our Regional Offices. The details of which are as follows. Please refer to your particular region to identify the services currently available to you:

Northeast Region (Cavan, Monaghan, Louth and Meath) Tel: 0868525422

  • Telephone, text, email and zoom support: Available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Face to Face meetings: Available by prior appointment only
  • Support Groups: Further information available in September
  • Education Courses: Further information available in September

Eastern Region (Dublin, Kildare and Wicklow) Tel: 0860142112

  • Telephone, text, email and zoom support: Available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Face to Face meetings: Available by prior appointment only
  • Support Groups: Further information available in September
  • Education Courses: Further information available in September

Kerry Region Tel: 0868525422

  • Telephone, text, email and zoom support: Available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Face to Face meetings: Not available at present
  • Support Groups: Further information available in September
  • Education Courses: Further information available in September

Cork Region Tel: 0868525755

  • Telephone, text, email and zoom support: Available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Face to Face meetings: Available by prior appointment only
  • Support Groups: Further information available in September
  • Education Courses: Further information available in September

Mid-West Region (Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary) Tel: 0877878222

  • Telephone, text, email and zoom support: Available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Face to Face meetings: Available by prior appointment only
  • Support Groups: Further information available in September
  • Education Courses: Further information available in September

Midlands Region (Laois, Offaly, Westmeath and Longford) Tel: 0868525281 / 0860451876

  • Telephone, text, email and zoom support: Available Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Face to Face meetings: Not available at present due to Government restrictions
  • Education Courses: Further information available in September

Shine Resource Centres

We will begin to offer face to face appointments. We ask your patience in this, staff will contact you locally to arrange. We will also continue to provide support by phone, e-mail, text or video conference.

In response to Covid 19 and for your comfort and possible return to accessing supports from our buildings, we have made changes to our buildings and put in new health and safety practices.

For those who may wish to meet with us in person, we ask your support and participation in the following:
• Completing a short and confidential health questionnaire with staff before you attend for your appointment
• Following respiratory and hand hygiene etiquette. We will have hand sanitiser, tissues and bins for your use and comfort
• Following our no handshake policy in place and adhering to the two metre distance rule.

We have also put in place Contact Tracing and Covid-19 cleaning systems.

To support us all in these new practices, we have information posters on display.

Shine Counselling Services

We are now offering face to face appointments. We ask your patience in this, staff will contact you locally to arrange. We will also continue to provide support by phone, e-mail, text or video conference.

In response to Covid 19 and for your comfort and possible return to accessing supports from our buildings, we have made changes to our buildings and put in new health and safety practices.

For those who may wish to meet with us in person, we ask your support and participation in the following:

  • Completing a short and confidential health questionnaire with staff before you attend for your appointment
  • Following respiratory and hand hygiene etiquette. We will have hand sanitiser, tissues and bins for your use and comfort
  • Following our no handshake policy in place and adhering to the two metre distance rule.

We have also put in place Contact Tracing and Covid-19 cleaning systems.

To support us all in these new practices, we have information posters on display.

The safety and well-being of the people who use our services is of the utmost importance to Shine. We will continue to review the situation and adhere to all Government recommendations during this time.

Further Information

Details of the latest advice from the Government in response to Covid-19 can be found here:

 https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/ea1c30-updated-measures-in-response-to-covid-19-coronavirus/

Further information on Covid-19 can be found here:

https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html

https://www.hpsc.ie/az/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/guidance/

https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/c36c85-covid-19-coronavirus/

https://www.nala.ie/covid-19-words-explained

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