30
DEC
2021

Contact Numbers 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. Website here
  • Third Age Senior Line 1800 80 45 91– free phone service open 10am to 10pm. Website here
  • Alzheimer Society of Ireland  1800 341 341-  National Helpline to make an appointment. Email  helpline@alzheimer.ie. Website here
  • Sage Advocacy  0818 71 94 00 – support and advocacy service for older people. Website here
  • Positive Age  & Local Link. Need Transport for Shopping, Health, Appointment? Call (046) 907 4830. Need a weekly call, for a chat? Call: (046) 948 3030

 

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. Website here
  • Trim  Citizens Information Centre 0818 07 6180:  Provides free, impartial information, advice and advocacy. Email trim@citinfo.ie. Website here
  • Navan  Citizens Information Centre 0818 076150:  Provide free, impartial information, advice and advocacy. Email navan@citinfo.ie.  Website here
  • Threshold  1800 454 454: Free and independent advice and advocacy to tenants . Website   here
  • FLAC  01 906 1010: Free Legal Advice Centre  information and referral line. Website here
  • Workers Rights Centre 1800 747 881: SIPTU helpline. Open 8.30am-5.30pm for issues relating to work in all sectors. Website here
  • MABS   0818 07 2000:  Advice service for money management and debt issues, open weekdays 9am-8pm. Website here
  • Dept. Social Protection  0818 800024: Income Support Helpline for Covid-19. Website here

 

Crisis supports:

  • Women’s Aid  1800 341 900     24 hour support for women living with abusive partners. Website here
  • Rape Crisis North East   1800 212122 . Helpline is a free confidential support service for anyone affected by sexual violence or sexual abuse no matter when or how it happened. Website here
  • Meath Womens Refuge & Support Services   046 9022393   Listening. Believing. Supporting.  24 hour help line.  Email contact here. Website here
  • Men’s Aid Ireland 01 5543811  supporting male victims of domestic violence and their families. Email hello@mensaid.ie . Website  here
  • Male Advice Line  1800 816 588   – confidential advice and support to male victims of domestic violence specific hours, seven days a week. Website here

 

Family supports:

  • Family Carers Ireland  1800 24 0724    For any family carer seeking advice, support. Website here
  • One Family 0818 662 212|  01 662 9212: Helpline for people parenting alone, sharing parenting and for those separating. Listening and advice supports. Email: helpline@onefamily.ie. One Family website: here
  • 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. Website here
  • Family Addiction Support Network  087 9046405   Support for family members with loved ones in addiction. Email: info.fasn@gmail.com. Website here
  • Accord  01 531 3331 Relationships support line. Website here
  • 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. Website here

 

Mental health supports

  • YourMentalHealth HSE 1800 111 888. Information on available supports and services. Website here
  • SOSAD 046 907 7682 Support for people feeling suicidal and family members bereaved by suicide (Navan phone line). Email:  sosadnavan@gmail.com. Website here
  • FirstLight 1800 391 391 : family bereavement support 24/7 support number. Email info@firstlight.ie. Website here
  • Aware  1800 80 4848: Provides support & information for people who experience depression or bipolar disorder and their concerned loved ones. Email: supportmail@aware.ie. Website here
  • Bodywhys 01-2107906  : national voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders. Email alex@bodywhys.ie. Website here
  • Jigsaw:   Jigsaw provides a range of free mental health supports for young people. https://jigsaw.ie/talk-online/
  • Samaritans  116 123: Call us free, day or night, 365 days a year. Website here
  • Pieta House   1800 247 247: Free 24/7 professional helpline for people at risk of suicide and self-harm and those bereaved by suicide. Website here
  • Spunout.ie  01 675 3554: spunout is Ireland’s youth information website created by young people, for young people.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. Website here

 

Support Services

  • Irish Cancer Society  Freephone 1800 200 700  for help and support.        Email:   cancernurseline@irishcancer.ie. Website here
  • Irish Wheelchair Association  0858723355 / 0469072539      Advocacy for the needs of people with physical disabilities and provide services and support. Website here
  • 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. Website here
  • Flexibus Local Link 1800 303 707.  Provider of safe, accessible, community-based transport  in Meath. Louth, Fingal. Email lml@locallink.ie . Website here
  • Navan Stroke Support Group –  For new stroke survivors, we at Irish Heart in conjunction with the HSE offer support to newly diagnosed people for a 12 week period through our Stroke Check In Service. i.e. help with coping after a stroke, with no obligation attached. Contact Seamus 086 1300238 scasey@irishheart.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   116006. Listening. Supporting. Informing. All victims of crime in Ireland.  116 006. Email info@crimevictishelpline.ie. Website here

 

 

  • HSE Live:  Freephone 1800 700 700.   We’re here to help.  . Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm. Saturday & Sunday 9am-5pm
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