The Moorehaven Centre in Tipperary Town is to offer residential respite services for it’s service users.
The service has been allocated funding in this year’s Budget.
Tipperary TD Jackie Cahill has confirmed the funding, although the exact sum has not been revealed.
Minister Anne Rabbitte has approved funding for the Moorehaven Centre in Tipperary Town which caters for adults with special needs.
The residential respite service is to be run four days per week in year one, increasing to seven days per week from year two onwards , according to Deputy Cahill.
Minister Rabbitte previously visited Moorehaven in her capacity as Minister for Disability in 2021, at the request of Deputy Cahill and local Cllr. Roger Kennedy.
Cllr Kennedy, Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council says this new residential respite service will make an enormous difference in the lives of both service users and their families, and provide them with the relief and support that they need.
The Moorehaven Centre has been operating for over 30 years and supports over 100 service users.