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AHEAD - Association for Higher Education Access & Disability

AHEAD - Association for Higher Education Access & Disability

AHEAD provides information to students and graduates with disabilities, teachers, guidance counsellors and parents on disability issues in education.

Their information includes how to fill out the CAO and use the DARE scheme, supports available in your university or college, and adapting to a working environment with a helpline, workships, and training.

The Willing Able Mentoring (WAM) programme is a work placement programme for graduates with disabilities to gain experience in the workplace, offering mentored, paid work placements.

01 716 43 96 Visit Website Find out more
CanTeen Ireland

CanTeen Ireland

CanTeen Ireland is a nation-wide support group for young people who have or have had cancer, and for their brothers, sisters and friends. They organise weekends away throughout the year and also organise regular meetings for participants to chat and share stories.

Supports and services include

  • One-to-one support
  • Home and hospital visits
  • Social events
  • Information
  • Access to counselling
01 - 8722012 Visit Website Find out more

CervicalCheck

CervicalCheck - The National Cervical Screening Programme provides free smear tests to women aged 25 to 60. A smear test is a simple procedure that only takes minutes and is the most effective way to detect changes in the cells of the cervix. The site contains comprehensive information on how to, where and why you should have a cervical smear test done.

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Cunamh

Cunamh provides a professional, comprehensive, confidential and caring service to all those who may need help, because of unplanned pregnancy, placing a child for adoption, parenthood through adoption or as adopted persons. The website gives information on their pregnancy counselling, short term fostercare, adoption, post adoption and information and trace services. All of their services are provided by professionally qualified social workers.

01 6779664 Visit Website Find out more
Dyslexia Association of Ireland

Dyslexia Association of Ireland

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland (DAI) aims to promote the understanding, treatment and prevention of the problems associated with dyslexia, a specific learning disability. The association lobbies for appropriate services for people with dyslexia. There are currently a nationwide network of 34 Branches which host workshops in local schoolsevenings during the week from 5.30pm onwards. Please refer to website for details.

01 6790276/ 01 6790275 Visit Website Find out more
Enable Ireland

Enable Ireland

Enable Ireland provides free services to children and adults with disabilities and their families from 40 locations in 14 counties. Covering childhood to adulthood their expert teams work with the individual and their family on a plan for each life stage.

01 872 7155 Visit Website Find out more
Epilepsy Ireland

Epilepsy Ireland

Epilepsy Ireland is the national association for people with epilepsy and their families. They provide a wide range of services such as information, education, advice, advocacy and outreach support services. They operate their services from headquarters in Dublin and from regional offices in Cork, Dundalk, Galway, Kerry, Kilkenny, Letterkenny, Limerick, Sligo and Tullamore.

Specialist Nurse Helpline 01 455 4133 (operates from 09.30 - 13.00 on Monday and Wednesday)

014557500 Visit Website Find out more

HBSC website

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study aims to get new insights into, and increase our understanding of health behaviours, well-being and lifestyles in young people in Ireland. The HBSC website is intended for all those interested in young peoples lives in Ireland.

091 492722 Visit Website Find out more

Headway Ireland

Headway provides a range of rehabilitative services to people with Acquired Brain Injuries and their families, including, rehabilitative training, day services and psychological services. They also work to heighten public and political awareness of acquired brain injury and the impact it has on individuals, families and carers.

056 778 6240 Visit Website Find out more

Headway Ireland - Dublin

Headway provides a range of rehabilitative services to people with Acquired Brain Injuries and their families, including, rehabilitative training, day services and psychological services. They also work to heighten public and political awareness of acquired brain injury and the impact it has on individuals, families and carers.

01 810 2066 Visit Website Find out more

Health Services National Information phone Line

1850 241850 Visit Website Find out more

HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme

On the 1st of January 2010, the Crisis Pregnancy Agency merged with the Health Service Executive (HSE) and is now the HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme. The HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme is a national programme tasked with developing and implementing a national strategy to address the issue of crisis pregnancy in Ireland. The Crisis Pregnancy Programme works with 15 service providers who deliver crisis pregnancy counselling services at over 50 locations nationwide.

01 814 6292 Visit Website Find out more
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