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Liskennett Farm

Liskennett Farm for children and adults with Autism

Information Meeting

Information meeting for Parent(s)/Guardian(s)/ Service Users at Liskennett Equine Thearpy Centre.

Choice of Friday 7th December at 7pm OR Monday 10th December at 12 noon. 

Topics to be discussed:

Current services, Future Planning, Volunteering, Health and Safety, Policies/Procedures and terms and Conditions of Use.

New Parents/Guardians. Service Users Welcome

Equine Therapy for children and their families

Liskennett Farm is a development by St. Joseph’s Foundation for children and adults with Autism. It was officially opened in September 2015. It incorporates therapeutic day and residential services for adults and a “Horse Boy” Equine Therapy Centre for both children and adults.

The day service provides a service to 24 service users. The residential service is home to 14 residents, this will be increased to 16 subject to HIQA approval of two new apartments.

The “Horse Boy” Equine Therapy Centre operates as a New Direction Hub to, adult service users and also provides Equine Therapy for children and their families.

OPEN DAYS for EQUINE THERAPY details as follows:-

The next OPEN Equine Therapy days for 6 to 18 year olds from 11am to 4pm who access St. Joseph's Foundation services is

  • 1st December
  • 8th December
  • 15th December
  • 21st December (Friday- Carol singing at the stables. All welcome, starting at 2:30pm)
  • 22nd December (Santa will be at Liskennett)
  • Closed for Christmas holidays (24th December - Re-Open 7th January)

Please wear appropriate footwear for a farm setting.  

New Bookings

For bookings on WEEKDAYS please follow the  BOOK NOW option. Please state on the form the time and day that you would like to book a session. A member of the Equine staff will get in touch with you as soon as possible .

Note: If you have been allocated a slot please complete a consent form which can be located at the bottom of this page.