By: Gcil  05/12/2011
Keywords: taxi service, Independent Living, personal assistant


As part of our effort towards self sustainability we offer the following services to the General Public, the Business Community, Organisations, Local and Central Government.

Galway Centre for Indepandent Living privides this service exclusively for making business premises accessible to the disabed community. This is an opportunity for you to have yur premises disability proofed to assess if it is in accordance with recent and upcoming legislation i.e. Building Regulation, Equal Status Act, etc.

At present we provide a subsidized service, which is supported financially by other profit making activities. We are also in partnership with th only fully accessible taxi service in Galway City where a 20% discount can be made to GCIL members.

This is a unique service offered to individuals organisations & businesses who require standard text produced either in audio, braille or both.

Our Suite is the only fully accessible Computer Suite in the West of Ireland, containing up to date Assistive Technology in both Software and Hardware.

Galway Centre for Independent Living is resolute in the knowledge that access to a Personal Assistant Service is the corner stone to achieving Independent Living, at present we provide Personal Assistant Services through funding from Western Health Board. FAS Community Employment Scheme and FAS Job Initiative Scheme.

Keywords: Community Employment Scheme, Independent Living, personal assistant, Personal Assistant Service, taxi service

Other products and services from Gcil


Galway Centre for Independent Living - gcil

The boat will support disabled people with the opportunity and freedom to enjoy the lakes of Leitrim.Leitrim Association for People with Disabilities have extended an invitation to members of Galway Centre for Independent Living to come and enjoy this new resource.


Galway Centre for Independent Living - job vacancies

To work on a one-to-one basis with individualwho have a physical and/or sensory disability. Please check eligibility with FÁS, Island House, Galway, before applying. Applicants must be eligible for the FÁS Community Employment Scheme. Part-Time Personal Assistants – Female and Male. 10 Town Park Centre, Tuam Road, Galway.