Clara FRC Information

Clara Community and Family Resource Centre

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Opening hours: Monday- Friday 9-4pm. Closed for lunch 1.30-2pm. Staff are
unavailable from 2pm Tuesday & Thursday please leave a message, and someone
will get back to you.

NEW: 6 Week Course, Essentials for healthy living- This course will be
on two mornings per week. You can choose either Tuesday at 11am or Thursday at
12pm. Both covering the same topics on each morning. Some of the topics
include, using technology to communicate and learn about health, eating well
(cookery) and using local healthcare services. Please call Lauren to book your
place 0852502590.

Pilates Class. Advanced Class-Wednesday 5.45pm. Intermediate class 6.45pm.
Friday morning class 10am. Beginners at 11am.

Mindfulness– 6 weeks starts Monday 11th March at 11am,
contact Lauren 0852502590.

Active Retired:  Meet every Wednesday from 2.30-4.30pm at the resource
centre. Activities include Bingo, Card games, Pool, Afternoon tea and
refreshments. Group enjoys holidays, going out for lunch, music and sing songs.
New members always welcome. Contact 0579331928 for further enquiries.

Lots To Do: Parent and
Toddler meet every Wednesday morning from 10am-12, Friendly environment for
parents and toddlers to get to know each other through play. Come along for a
cuppa and a chat. €3 per week, first week free.

Women’s Group:  Clara Women’s groups every
Thursday from 7.30-9.30pm. Women from different backgrounds come together
and support / motivate each other along life’s journeys through different
activities, classes, movie nights and trips. Relaxed environment. Bring a
friend and enjoy a cuppa & chat. 

Clara Men’s Shed: The
Clara Men’s shed is a community-based group, where men can come together to
learn, share skills, and make long-term friendships. Meet each morning at 10am

Clara Resource Charity Shop Opens
every Tuesday – Friday 10am-3pm. All donations welcome- Clothing, footwear,
household items, curtains, bedclothes can be dropped at the centre Mon-Fri. .

Karate Classes
Adult and
Children Karate Classes Monday 8-9. Tuesday 5.45-6.45, Wednesday 8-9 For more
info Call Thomas: 0868948562 First night free. 

Offaly Local Development Company: If you need help
getting your life back on track with our local support worker, they can offer a
free confidential, one-to-one personal coaching service. Explore options that
relate to personal growth and well-being, social connection, training opportunities,
future work-planning, and goal setting. For more information call Niamh

Appointment/Support:  It is best to
schedule an appointment with Liz Fleming Coordinator or Lauren Buckley
Development Worker for any personal enquiries please call 0579331928
on a confidential basis if you require support during this difficult time.
Clara FRC offers a confidential, friendly support, advice, and information. If
you are unsure of what it is, you need just call in for a chat and see what we
can do together. 

Counselling Services: A qualified
counsellor attends the centre and offers an affordable and confidential one on
one adult counselling service.  Call 057 933 1928 for further information. 

Meals on Wheels -Deliver  Mondays, Wednesdays,
and Fridays at a cost of €6 per meal. Contact Claire or Shirley on 087 979
9663 Or 087 217 5998. 

Contact: You can contact the centre on 0579331928. If a member of
staff cannot take your call, please leave a message and we will return your
call. You can also email us at