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How To Get Involved

Watch this video to see what happens at a Helium Arts workshop, hear from other parents, the artist, the helium team and the children themselves!

Our workshops and camps are open to children and young people ages 6-16 years, living with a lifelong physical health condition.

If you know a child or a young person who might be interested in joining a workshop you can register your interest now by following these steps:


Sign up

Step 2: We’ll get in touch to say ‘hello’ and make sure that Helium Arts is the right fit

Step 3: Once eligibility is confirmed, you can find a workshop and sign up to take part

Find a Workshop

image of a helium arts volunteer holds up a page with feathers while a helium arts participant blows more feathers on the page

Helium Arts workshop with Rachel Doolin at the Le Cheile Family Resource Centre (Mercy Centre) in Mallow on Saturday 2nd of April.

phot. Marcin Lewandowski | soundofphotography.com ©

Find a Workshop Near You

Workshops run in six weekly blocks, as three-day camps, or one day meet ups. You can relax knowing that our activities have been designed with the needs of your child in mind.

We currently run workshops in Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick, Castlebar, Ennis, Mallow and Nenagh.

If your area is not listed here don’t worry as we are adding new venues all the time and hope to be in a location near you soon!

All workshops are…

  • Free of charge
  • Delivered by professional artists
  • Accessible
  • Overseen by paramedics
  • Supported by volunteers

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Paul’s Story

“I didn’t leave him with anybody. Just school, my parents and one aunt. To leave him at a club and walk away was huge.”

Read Paul’s Story