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2020

Contact Number for Support Services

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Support for older people

  • Alone  0818 222 024– Helpline open 8am-8pm for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to Coronavirus
  • Third Age Senior Line 1800 80 45 91– free phone service open 10am to 10pm
  • Alzheimer Society of Ireland  1800 341 341-  National Helpline to make an appointment.  helpline@alzheimer.ie
  • SAGE Advocacy  1850 71 94 00 support and advocacy service for older people

Support Services

  • Irish Cancer Society  Freephone 1800 200 700  for help and support.        Email:   cancernurseline@irishcancer.ie
  • Irish Wheelchair Association  0858723355 / 0469072539      Advocacy for the needs of people with physical disabilities and provide services and support
  • Fighting Blindness     01 674 6496     Our Reach Out Service offers people living with sight loss a regular phone call to help them stay connected. Email: insight@fightingblindness.ie
  • Flexibus Local Link 1800 303 707

Crisis supports:

  • Women’s Aid  1800 341 900     24 hour support for women living with abusive partners
  • Rape Crisis North East   1800 212122 
  • Meath Womens Refuge & Support Services   046 9022393   Listening. Believing. Supporting.  24 hour help line. Email support@dvservicesmeath.ie
  • Male Advice Line  1800 816 588  National male advice line for domestic violence support

Family supports:

  • Family Carers Ireland  1800 24 0724    For any family carer seeking advice, support
  • One Family  016629212 | 1890662212   :family support organisation working specifically with people parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating. Email:  info@onefamily.ie
  • Irish Foster Care Association 01 4585123  : National Helpline open to all those involved in foster families for support, advise and a listening ear. Email:  support@ifca.ie
  • Family Addiction Support Network  087 9046405   Support for family members with loved ones in addiction. Email: info.fasn@gmail.com
  • Accord  01 531 3331 Relationships support line
  • Childline     1800 666666  Free Text  50101   : open every day and is for all children and young people up to the age of 18 in Ireland.

Mental health supports

  • YourMentalHealth HSE 1800 111 888
  • SOSAD 046 907 7682 Support for people feeling suicidal and family members bereaved by suicide (Navan phone line). Email:  sosadnavan@gmail.com
  • FirstLight 1850 391 391 : family bereavement support 24/7 support number
  • Aware  1800 80 4848: Provides support & information for people who experience depression or bipolar disorder and their concerned loved ones. Email: supportmail@aware.ie
  • Bodywhys 01-2107906  : national voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders. Email alex@bodywhys.ie
  • Jigsaw 1800 544729:   Jigsaw provides a range of free mental health supports for young people. Email  help@jigsaw.ie
  • Samaritans  116 123: If you are worries or finding it difficult to cope
  • Pieta House   1800 341 900: Free 24/7 professional helpline for people at risk of suicide and self-harm and those bereaved by suicide
  • Spunout.ie  01 675 3554: We aim to educate and inform our readers about the importance of holistic wellbeing and how good health can be maintained, both physically and mentally. Email: hello@spunout.ie

Gardaí:

  • Ashbourne – 01-8010600   Garda Barbara Kelly
  • Baileboro / Kingscourt 042-9694570  Garda Lisa Stephen or Garda Caoimhe Finnegan
  • Dunshaughlin – 01-8258600   Garda Derek Halligan
  • Kells – 046-9240999   Garda Padraig Keegan:
  • Navan: 046-9036100 / 046-9021445     Sgt Liam McCarville, Garda Sabrina Murray, Garda Frank Scully, Garda Stacey Looby,
  • Trim – 046-9431222       Garda Edel Dugdale
  • Crime Victims Helpline   Listening. Supporting. Informing. All victims of crime in Ireland.  116 006. Email info@crimevictishelpline.ie

Finance, employment, tenancy supports

  • St Vincent de Paul 1800 677 777 helpline:  We provide practical support to people in need. Email: info.northeast@svp.ie
  • Trim  Citizens Information Centre 0761076180:  Provide free, impartial information, advice and advocacy. Email covid19@citinfo.ie
  • Navan  Citizens Information Centre 0761076150:  Provide free, impartial information, advice and advocacy. Email covid19@citinfo.ie
  • Threshold  1800 454 454: Free and independent advice and advocacy to tenants          www.threshold.ie
  • FLAC  1890 350 250 / 018745690: Free Legal Advice Centre helpline open 9.30am-1pm and 2-5pm
  • Workers Rights Centre 1890 747 881: SIPTU helpline. Open 9.30am-5.30pm for issues relating to work in all sectors.
  • MABS   0761 07 2000:  Advice service for money management and debt issues, open weekdays 9am-8pm
  • DEASP  1890800024: Income Support Helpline for Covid-19

  • HSE     1850 24 1850    Dedicated helpline if you or someone you know may have symptoms of Coronavirus
  • TravelWise  016131733       Dept. Foreign Affairs helpline

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