Thursday, 22nd March 2018
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The Waterford Intellectual Disability Association will hold its Annual General Meeting in the main building of the Edmund Rice Centre, Barrack Street, Waterford on Wednesday March 7th at 7.30pm.

WIDA is funded by the HSE and provides respite and day services for adults and children with an intellectual disability in addition we also operate a residential service for adults. Our adult day centres are at Spring Garden in Cherrymount and a training programme for adults at our facility at Killure Manor, St John’s Park. We also provide a community inclusion service from the Edmund Rice Centre as well as supporting adults working in the community. In the last year the Association has also started a day respite service on Saturdays.

The adults and children that avail of our services are drawn from the city and county as well as south Kilkenny and south Tipperary. Despite the extremely difficult economic situation we have striven to maintain a high level of quality in all our services. The next few years will be very important for the future of intellectual disability services and we need to ensure we continue to enhance our existing services and develop new ones in order to provide opportunities and quality support for people with an intellectual disability while continuing to promote greater inclusion in our community.

We would encourage families who avail of our services as well as those who feel they can contribute to our organisation to attend. Please note there are parking facilities at the Edmund Rice Centre with access from the Convent Hill entrance only.


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