Coláiste an Chreagáin

Student Support & Wellbeing Team

Student Support & Wellbeing Team

Coláiste an Chreagáin offer both Career Guidance and Wellbeing Support to students. The Student Support and Wellbeing approach is based on the continuum support model with provides a framework for schools to enable them to identify and respond to students’ needs in a flexible way. This process is also supported through engagement with external professionals, as required.

Coláiste an Chreagáin Student Support & Wellbeing Team offers a student support service within the school to address the emotional needs that young people can have in response to experiences such as family breakdown, bereavement, loss, family and peer relationship difficulties, anxiety and bullying. The Student Support & Wellbeing also supports staff and parents in addressing these concerns.

The Student Support & Wellbeing Team at Coláiste an Chreagáin consists of

  • Ms T Silke
  • Ms B Barrett
  • Mr T Barrett
  • Ms G Nolan
  • Mr D Shaughnessy
  • Ms O O’Brien

Students can also contact their Class Tutor

Request a Student Support/Wellbeing Appointment email:

Or ask a member of the Student Support & Wellbeing Team

Below are useful contacts:

  • Online Advice & Supports for Parents of College Students
  • Samaritans (call 116 123)
  • Teenline (call 1800 833 634 8-11pm, 7 nights a week)
  • Walk in my Shoes Helpline (call 01 249 35 55)
  • Pieta House Suicide & Self-Harm Helpline (call 1800 24 72 47)
  • Aware Depression & Bipolar Helpline (call 1800 80 48 48)

Below is also a list of agencies in our area which provide low cost counselling and support which maybe of help for you and your child.

Local Service

    • No4 Youth Service
      • 4 Augustine Street, Galway
      • 091-568483
    • Let’s Get Talking
      • Liosban House, Tuam Rd, Galway
      • 091-76550
    • Pieta House
      • Bishop Street, Tuam, Co Galway
      • 093-25586
    • Jigsaw
      • Fairgreen Rd Galway (Age 15-25yo)
      • 091-549252
    • Youth Work Ireland
      • 41 /43 Prospect Hill, Galway
      • 091-561637
    • An Tobar Nua Counselling (Tom /Megan)
      • 25/27 Lower Dominick St, Galway
      • 091 562175

Student Referral

Students can self-refer or refer a peer they are concerned about by emailing a member of the Student Report and & Wellbeing Team, dropping into the Office or checking in with their Class tutor during weekly class.

Parental Referral

Parents can make referrals by contacting a member of the Student Support & Wellbeing Team and requesting that their child be seen by a Student Support staff member or by contacting the office.

The Department of Education and Skills also provides Psychologists to the School. Access to the psychological service is administered through the SEN Team. The Psychologists are available on request but are limited in their involvement as they cover all primary schools and post primary schools in the county. Parental consent is required to access this service for students who are under 18 years of age.

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