Community Mothers was funded under the Family Support Initiative of the HSE 2013.
Home Visiting Service
During 2013 47 families were referred to our service. In total 64 families were in receipt of a home visit during 2013. Our service carried out over 800 individual visits. The Community Mother Service is provided predominately in Mullingar and Athlone areas, but also includes the surrounding towns of Kinnegad, Rochfortbridge, Killucan, Moate, Glasson and Ballymore areas. By the end of 2013 the number of Community Mothers trained and providing a service to families rose from 16 to 18.