Resources and Services for All Ages and AbilitiesMae Murray Foundation
Across Northern Ireland
Type of support for people
- Emotional or social support (e.g. befriending)
Join us Live - Virtually
Online sessions are suited to all ages and abilities. Members and visitors are welcome to join in. It is not necessary to pre-book- simply go to our Facebook page at the scheduled time. A weekly timetable can be found at the top of our Facebook page. If you miss a session, don't worry - mpst of our sessions can be watched back from our page or YouTube channel.
We have two drama groups taking place each week via Zoom for two different age groups; 6-12 years and 13-19 years. Registration is essential. Get in touch in advance to complete the necessary participation documentation.
All Terrain Wheelchair Loan Scheme
Fancy getting outdoors to enjoy nature? Our all-terrain chairs can be borrowed for 2 weeks to enable our members to get active and access areas where a standard wheelchair may struggle. This loan scheme is subject to availability and pre-booking is essential. Terms and conditions apply. Booking forms are available through our weekly newsletter.
The Overs Aged 20-40 years
Chatty Sessions take place online. These are closed sessions - an opportunity for members to make friends, stay connected and have fun! Sessions take place weekly on Zoom and registration is essential. Get in touch in advance to complete the necessary participation documentation.
We aim to facilitate outdoor sessions at private venues, to avoid crowds - subject to COVID-19 restrictions. We always ensure dignified toileting to Changing Places standard is available. Events are announced via our weekly Newsletter and are subject to limited space. Pre-booking is essential. Social distancing and other strict hygiene measures apply.
Early Years Powered Mobility
Moving around independently aids play, development and self esteem. Mae Murray Foundation facilitate clinics in Northern Ireland for both Bugzi and Wizzybug Loand Schemes - loaning powered chairs to young children from 18 months old. Acceptance onto the scheme is subject to assessment by the loan scheme provider. For some more information on the available schemes, contact us!
Teenagers: aged 13-19 years
Chatty sessions take place online weekly. Facilitated by two Team Leaders, these closed sessions are an opportunity for young people to stay connected, make friends and have fun! Activities range from games, music, movie nights and dance to simply catching up. Sessions take place via Zoom and registration is essential. Get in touch in advance to complete the necessary participation documentation.
Become a Member
On our website, click on 'Become a Member' and complete the short online form. You will get a welcome email within 48 hours - if you do not see it, check your junk and add us as a safe contact! Thereafter you will receive regular Newsletters detailing upcoming events, with details on how to sign up for an event.
Mae Murray Foundation
Mae Murray Foundation
Operating in the following council areas:
- Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
- Ards and North Down Borough Council
- Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
- Belfast City Council
- Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
- Derry City and Strabane District Council
- Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
- Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council
- Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
- Mid Ulster District Council
- Newry, Mourne and Down District Council