Advocates For Personal Potential Training Services

Advocates for Personal Potential (APP) Training Services was designed to help individuals with an autism spectrum condition and mental health challenges to achieve their personal goals.

Professional & Additional Support

APP provides a community-based outreach support service in Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim for people aged 18 – 65 with ASD and mental health challenges. Our programmes provides a one-to-one strictly confidential service for individuals. Our service also provides the support of an Occupational and Behavioural Therapist to enhance individuals progression, where required.


Through our APP programmes - Making Connections, Connect 4 Life and Making Connections Plus - our team works closely with members and their families, offering practical and emotional support, to help members reach new heights of personal and professional development.


We are actively engaged in representing and assisting our members in advocating for better services and resources in their area.

Emotional & Practical Support

APP also provides emotional and practical support to help people identify and develop their own personal identity.

About Us

Advocates for Personal Potential Training Services was founded in 2004 to help individuals achieve, maintain and maximise their potential in accordance with the core values of person centeredness. Our work takes us into the community and focuses the minds of people in education, business, community services and the health sector. Our approach is all about the individual, their needs, their expectations and their goals and we work closely with families to help our members achieve those goals. We promote personal achievement and empowerment which extends to the family and the community.


Mission Statement

Advocates for Personal Potential (APP) Training Services was established to help individuals with an autism spectrum condition and mental health challenges to achieve their personal goals. Our mission is to offer impartial advice, guidance and support to help our members and their families better understand themselves and their needs, helping them do ordinary things in ordinary places through community inclusion and active citizenship..

Making Connections Testimonials

"I believe that I now understand myself better, I’d like to think that I have matured as a person by being involved with the service." APP Member 

"Some new things I try or want to try can be scary and make me anxious but I have had supports to make it easier for me." APP Member

"I have been given much needed support and understanding which has given me the confidence to look at areas within my life." APP Member

“APP Training Services has been providing Day Support Services to individuals over the past 15 years. We are delighted to have a professional and quality service which puts people at the centre of everything they do.”  HSE Professional

Get In Touch

Letterkenny Office:

Justice Walsh Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
Telephone: +353 (0)  074 9113661

Head Office (Admin Only):

Carrick, Carrigart, Co.Donegal
Telephone: + 353 (0) 74 91 55403

Carrick-on-Shannon Office:

Old Dublin Road, Co. Leitrim
Telephone: +353 (0) 71 96 50796