Resources for Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland

Sources of advice and charitable help in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland:

Advice:

Citizens Advice NI Advice on a wide range of issues affecting individuals and families.

Citizens Information Ireland Advice on a wide range of issues affecting individuals and families

MABS (Money Advice and Budgeting Service) MABS is the State’s money advice service, guiding people through dealing with problem debt for more than 25 years.

Grants:

Protestant Aid Working in tandem with other aid agencies, Protestant Aid helps people whose difficulties have been brought to its attention through social workers and local clergy.

The Sick & Indigent Room Keepers Society A core principle of the Society is to target assistance towards helping people who are experiencing temporary difficulties and need once-off assistance to restructure their lives and achieve self sufficiency.  Applications for assistance are made to the Society by social workers in State agencies and other relevant bodies.

Relationship difficulties:

ACCORD confidential marriage and relationship counselling

Citizens Information on relationship breakdown.

Violence:

COSC The National Office for the prevention of domestic, sexual and gender-based violence. 01 476 8680

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre is a national organisation offering a wide range of services to any person affected by rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment or childhood sexual abuse.

Mayo Women’s Support Services (MWSS) is the lead agency in the County providing a range of supports for women and children living with domestic violence.

Women’s Aid Domestic violence service in Ireland. National Freephone Helpline: 1800 341 900 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

 

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