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The café is currently offering time slots in-person at the café, and online via phone or video call.

Please note, all bookings must abide by Public Health Guidelines.

Welcome to
Galway Community Café

Galway Community Café is a free out-of-hours adult mental health service designed and run by people with lived experience of mental health challenges.

Contact us by phone on 087 108 5134 or book a time with us!

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What is the café and how can I get in touch?

Galway Community Café is a space which is open to anyone over 18 years of age who may be experiencing mental health difficulties, or want the space to chat with someone. Whatever you are going through, our team of peer connectors are here.

There are a number of ways which you can get in touch with us. Book a timeslot to chat with a staff member – this can be a phone call, a video call or a time to call into the café to meet with a peer connector, whatever is most suitable for you!

Call Galway Community Café on 087-1085134 with any queries.

Please note: this phone is monitored during opening hours. If you contact us on a day we are not open, please leave a message and we will get back to you.

Book a table

The Community Café is based in Mr. Waffle opposite the University Hospital Galway and is open Thursday – Sunday from:

  • 6.30pm – 11.30pm
    • (Last booking time is 11pm)
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