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Cause Description

WALK is a progressive organisation where people who have intellectual disabilities are supported to live self-determined lives within socially inclusive communities. WALK is an innovative, forward thinking organisation that is renowned for leading change within the community and voluntary sector. Offering person centred services to people with disabilities in Leinster, WALK is highly recognised for its commitment to the provision of superior quality services.

Overview

WALK started in 1967 and today offers a range of progressive supports to over 400 people with disabilities and particularly people with intellectual disabilities. Individuals are supported under a number of headings including housing, health, education, training employment and community all of which enable people to live self-determind lives within socially inclusive communities.

History

WALK has its roots in the Walkinstown Association which was started by a group of parents and friend�s in response to a need for community based services for people with intellectual disabilities. The first service opened was a social club originally known as The Sacred in 1967. This service operated from a number of local halls such as Walkinstown Youth Club and the Sisters of Charity school hall and over the years until WALK formally established a dedicated site from where a range of services are now offered.

Where Your Money Goes

All money raised by fundraising activities goes in to WALK's Community Project Fund. This fund supports community projects and events that are inclusive and benefit the people WALK support as well as the community. The funding also helps the people WALK to support to achieve their goals, enabling them to access training, education and recreational opportunities.

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Contact Us

Contact Details

1 Long Mile Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12, Dublin, IRELAND

http://www.walk.ie

https://twitter.com/WALK_IRL