Laois Offaly Families for Autism

Service Details

Target Age

  • 0 - 11 years
  • 12 - 16 years
  • 12 - 18 years
  • 16 - 18 years


  • Child & Family Support

Support Type

  • In-person - Group
  • In-person - One-to-one
  • Online - Group
  • Online - One-to-one


  • Laois
  • Offaly

Contact Details

Contact Person(s)

Breda Murray Chairperson


Contact Hours

Our public facebook page and our email inbox is monitored on a daily basis


Emergency Assistance

Open Up is not a crisis service. If you or someone you know needs immediate help please contact one of the services below immediately.

If someone is hurt or in danger call the emergency services straight away. Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialling 999 or 112 in Republic of Ireland or 112 in Europe.

Additional Service Information

Referral Process

  • Self-referral

Service Description

  The clue is in the name… Laois Offaly Families For Autism is all about Family!!
We are a volunteer parent run support group for parents and families of children, young adults and adult children with Autism.
So if you live in the Laois/Offaly area, and have a child/children with a diagnosis of Autism please consider joining us!!

List of Services Available

LOFFA supports members in a number of different ways…
Monthly meetings and coffee mornings
Social outings
Subsidy schemes to offset the price of private therapies.

Wheelchair Access

Our meeting places are wheelchair accessible

Before this website came along, we weren’t sure what services were available locally and how to access them. It’s great to now see them all listed in one place with lots of useful information and contact details.