1850-609090 (24 hours) firstname.lastname@example.org
Providing confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
10am- 10pm 7 days a week
Providing support and assistance to people whose lives are affected by depression
Pieta House is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.00am 8.00pm, Tuesdays, Fridays 9.00am 5.00pm, Saturday 10am-2pm on Sunday on Call service 10.00am – 2.00pm
Please feel free to call us on (01) 601 00 00 to arrange an appointment or to find out more. www.pieta.ie
Community Mental Health Movement
GROW runs groups for people with mental health diffficulties and for those trying to maintain good mental health.
045-895629 and 086-8554852
1800 833 634
Helpline number 1890 200 278
Helpline Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm 2pm – 5pm.
Age & Opportunity
Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9.
This is a national agency working to challenge negative attitudes to ageing and to promote greater participation by older people in society. Age & Opportunity founded and supports Bealtaine, the national arts festival celebrating creativity in older age; Go for Life, the national programme for older physical activity; and Age Wise, free age-equality training for companies.
2nd Floor, 83 Main Street,
Ranelagh, Dublin 6.
The National Association of Adult Education promotes lifelong learning which is ideally accessible to all, and provides information to callers on a huge range of learning opportunities.
IDA Unit 14, Newmarket, Dublin 8.
This Dublin charity provides home insulation free of charge to older householders in receipt of state pension in rented or privately owned accommodation, as well as home security devices in the homes of such people living alone.
2 Clonmel Street, Dublin 2.
LoCall Line: 1890245545
This independent body works to eliminate discrimination on nine grounds, including age. The Authority gives advice on legislation and refers complaints to the Director of Equality Investigation.
Federation of Active Retirement Associations
59 Dame Street, Dublin 2.
The umbrella group for local active retirement assocations now lists over 300 associations, representing over 20,000 people. This is the organization to contact about an active retirement association in your area, or to get advice and support on setting one up.
Forum of People with Disabilities
21 Hill Street, Dublin 2.
Ireland’s only organization wholly run by people with disabilities, it is rights-based, promoting civil rights among members and for all.
Friends of the Elderly
25 Bolton Street, Dublin 2.
This organization combats loneliness in older people by providing friendship, social contact and community activities. Services include home and hospital visits, transport, home improvements, events, holidays and outings.
Health Services Executive
Head Office, Oak House, Limetree Avenue, Millennium Park,
Naas, Co Kildare.
This national body replaced local health boards in 2005. All local health boards are affiliated to the HSE. Local services are delivered through your regional HSE and your community health centre.
Irish Assocation of Older People
Room 815, OCD, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2.
This organization acts as the direct voice of older people, representing their interests, campaigning on their behalf and promoting independence, dignity and purpose.
Irish Hospice Foundation
32 Nassau Street, Dublin 2.
This voluntary organisation promotes the provision of hospice services in Ireland and supports the voluntary hospice movement.
Irish Wheelchair Association
Blackheath Drive, Dublio. 3.
This national organisation provides programmes for wheelchair users and others, including personal assistance training, disability driving assessment/ tuition, peer counselling, holidays, wheelchair sales/repair and advocacy.
National Council on Ageing and Older People
22 Clanwilliam Square,
Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2.
This body has developed a deep understanding of ageing and Ireland’s older population. It advises relevant Governement Departments regarding its findings.
National Federation of Pensioners Associations
c/o Irish Congress of Trade Unions,
31 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.
This national umbrella organization promotes the interests of pensioners and advocates on their behalf.
National Widows Association of Ireland
29 Gardiner Place,
This long-established association helps widows readjust to their new role through legal and financial advice and counselling.
Cherry Orchard Hospital, Dublin 10.
This community-help organization offers a method for controlling unhelpful behaviour and changing attitudes towards nervous symptoms through a training and leadership programme.
Retirement Planning Council of Ireland
72-74 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 ,
Tel: (01) 478 9471
Fax: (01) 475 8565
This national organization runs pre-retirement and life-planning courses and talks, in companies or at their own headquarters.
Senior Help Line
Third Age Centre,
Summerhill, Co. Meath.
This national telephone helpline is run for older people by older people. Ring them for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland.
Coleraine Street, Dublin 7.
This national resource promotes volunteering through advice, support, training, consultancy and information. A placement service matches volunteers and organizations in Dublin.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 11am to 8pm and on Fridays 11am to 4pm. Its free phone helpline numbers are: from the Republic of Ireland 1800 303416; from Northern Ireland and Britain 0800 0963315.
Director: Mr. Ian Elliott.
Telephone: 01 505 3018.
Fax: 01 5053026
Connect is an out of hours service available Wednesday to Sunday, from 6-10pm. To speak to a counsellor call: Freephone 1800 235 235
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For an appointment at a location of your choice Freephone: 1800 235 234
More information at: www.hse-ncs.ie
To report an incident of child abuse contact your local Garda station
Click on link to find the station in your area www.garda.ie/Stations