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Citizens Advice Partnership with Hospice


Southern Area Hospice Services has welcomed a new partnership with Citizens Advice Newry, Mourne and Down.  This new partnership will commence from Thursday 5th October with Advisor Aileen McNally who will be providing a benefits advice service to those living with a diagnosis of Cancer, Motor Neurone Disease or Multiple Sclerosis. 

This service will be available on an appointment basis every Thursday from 9.30am-12noon in the Donaldson Counselling and Therapy Centre which is located on level 3 in the Hospice at St. John’s House, Courtenay Hill, Newry.  Speaking about the new service, Fiona Robinson, Senior Social Worker at Hospice said “We welcome this opportunity to work in partnership with Citizens Advice and are delighted to be able to offer this much needed service to our patients and service users”.

Pictured at the launch of this partnership is Fiona Robinson, Hospice Senior Social Worker, Aileen McNally, Citizens Advice Advisor and Kellie Murray, Senior Coordinator Citizens Advice. 


Kellie Murray, Senior Coordinator at Citizens Advice said "We are delighted to work in partnership with the Hospice to ensure patients and their families are able to access our free, confidential, independent advice service in what is a new venue for us. We look forward to working closely with the Hospice to develop this new service.


To arrange an appointment for this service, contact us on telephone: 028 302 67711.