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The Cork Association for Autism provide support services for adults affected with Autism and Asperger Syndrome to over 400 individuals and their families from the Cork & Kerry region. This year is of special significance to our charity as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the foundation of the Cork Association for Autism. 

Support services provided by our charity include, Residential & Respite Care, Day Service Facilities, Home Supports and an Asperger Syndrome Support Service. 


Services We Provide:

  • Residential Care
  • Respite Care 
  • Day Service Facilities
  • Home Supports
  • Asperger Syndrome Support Service
Residential Care:
  • Beautiful, fully staffed residential care facilities
  • Home away from home atmosphere
  • Tranquil, non-clinical environment
  • Integration with local community
  • Educational and recreational activities
Day Facilities:
  • Meeting the holistic needs of Adults with Autism
  • Wide range of activities incl. Horticulture, Pottery, Dance, Woodwork and Yoga
  • Active community inclusion programme
Respite Care:
  • Specific property surrounded by beautiful gardens
  • Providing a well needed break for families of adults with Autism
  • Day-trips to cinema, swimming pool and theatre
  • Development of daily living skills
Asperger Syndrome Support Service:
  • Individually tailored, person-centred support
Support is focused on the following areas:
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Mental Health
  • Social Skills
  • Self Awareness
  • Housing
  • Rights & Entitlements
  • Relationships & Sexuality
  • Communication & Language
  • Advocacy, A.S/H.F.A Awareness Raising

where your money goes

Our charity is greatly reliant on fundraising income and donations. This year we are fundraising to cover the cost of client transportation services and vehicle leasing costs which are used to transport a number of our service users from their homes to our dedicated service centres and to access community integration activities and daytrips.


The transport facility is a fundamentally important aspect of the CAA’s service as it allows service users availing of our services to access and become a part of the community in which they are based and allows helps in improving socialisation skills. Community integration is a very important part of our charities work which is one of the reasons the transport function is so important.


People with disabilities should not be seen or treated any differently than any other actively participating members of community. The perception of people with disabilities has gradually improved throughout the years and this can be largely attributed to a better focus on integration with others in their community.


contact details


Unit 4 , Barryscourt Industrial Estate, IRELAND

cause registration

Revenue (Charities Unit) (CHY): CHY 8403

Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA): 20020606

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