Dr Paul Doherty (CEO)
Slí Eile Farm
Burton Park
Co. Cork, P51V N8H


Phone: 022 59955

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Slí Eile has an Information Leaflet which may be used to inform the public about the association and its services and how they may be accessed.

Slí Eile Housing Association welcomes applications from people who have experienced mental distress and who  may  be caught up in the revolving door of the psychiatric system . Applications may be made personally, through family or friends and  through voluntary or statutory services.  Individuals requiring specialised services and treatment, for example, drug/ alcohol addiction , sexual deviancy, are not eligible to apply

Sli Eile has a preference for applications from the local area. However, should an application be made by someone outside the area and meets the following criteria, the application will be considered;

  1. Discharged from hospital by a senior psychiatric consultant and ready to take their  place in the community.
  2. Have expressed an interest in participating in the project
  3. Have a Housing need
  4. A vacancy is available.



Step 1.  Contact the CEO at the company office by telephone, mail or email for further information

Step 2. Applicant, together with another who is involved in supporting him / her  are invited to meet the  House Manager and /or CEO . If there is a willingness by both parties to continue the application process the applicant will be given a copy of the Tenancy Agreement to read  and a date for a Step 3 arranged

Step 3.   The applicant is invited to meet with all tenants and support workers at Villa Maria. The Terms of the Tenancy Agreement will be discussed and explained and The applicant is  encouraged to ask questions and seek any further information that will assist the applicant to make an informed decision

Step 4 The applicant will be invited to stay at the house for a trial period of 2 weeks.  If the Applicant is transferring from another service, a written  agreement  will be required that his/her place in that service is safeguarded until transfer is agreed by all concerned.

Step  5  If , after the trial period, the applicant  is interested in taking up the vacancy and the other tenants are in agreement, the CEO will offer the applicant a place in the house . The Tenancy Agreement is then signed and the Tenant will arrange to move in

If an offer is not made at this stage, the applicant will be informed of the reasons for this decision and the application will be kept on file.