The Cork Stroke Support Group (CSSG)
The Cork Stroke Support Group (CSSG) was launched in 2010 with the support of the Irish Heart Foundation. Focused on addressing the needs of those affected by Stroke (survivors and family members), CSSG held its first session in January 2011. It is now one of the most successful stroke support groups in the Country, obtaining a HSE excellence award in 2016, the Cork City Lord Mayors Award for Social Inclusion & Equality in 2014 and Irish Heart Foundation Awards in 2012 & 2013. CSSG is a voluntary organization with charitable status (097 89036 – 0000IJ) run by informed volunteers (stroke survivors, family members, healthcare professionals).