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Immigrant Council of Ireland

The Immigrant Council of Ireland is a national, independent non-governmental organisation that promotes the rights of migrants.

01 6740200 Visit Website Find out more

Care Leavers’ Network

The objectives of the Irish Care Leaver Network are to: To assist Care Leavers to gain access to information and services. To raise public awareness of the history and ongoing consequences of past treatment of Care Leavers. To provide a network through which Care Leavers can communicate with each other and share their experiences. To advocate and lobby the government and other institutions or organisations to provide acknowledgement, redress, and support services for Care Leavers. To assist in the provision of an after care plan for recent care leavers. To develop research and policy papers for care leavers and organisations. To seek funds from all sources whether government or private for all the aims and objects set out above.
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Migrant Rights Centre Ireland

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland is a national organisation working to promote justice, empowerment and equality for migrants and their families.

Their services include a drop-in centre where you can get free and confidential inforation and support.

01 889 7570 Visit Website Find out more

Inclusion Ireland

Inclusion Ireland is the National Association for People with an Intellectual Disability.

Their vision is to achieve a society where people with an intellectual disability can live and participate in their communities with equal rights.

Their services include:

  • Advocacy for people with intellectual disabilities
  • Information and advice services via phone, email, post and their website
  • Information and training talks
  • Organising seminars and conferences
  • Research into intellectual disability
01 8559891 Visit Website Find out more

Free Legal Advice Centres

FLAC is an independent human rights organisation dedicated to the realisation of equal access to justice for all. To this end it campaigns on a range of legal issues but also offers some basic, free legal services to the public and to the legal needs of those living in poverty. Services include training, public legal education and a limited representation. FLAC currently concentrates its work on four main areas: Legal Aid, Social Welfare, Credit & Debt and Public Interest Law.

01 8745690 Visit Website Find out more

Doras Bui

Doras Bui is a community development resource centre that provides support and services to one parent families living in the greater Coolock area of Dublin. They aim to support lone parents to extend their life choices; overcome discrimination and isolation.

01 8481872 / 01 8484811 Visit Website Find out more

Legal Aid Board

The Board aims to provide a professional, efficient, cost-effective and accessible legal aid and advice service. It provides legal aid and advice in civil cases on a means tested basis through 30 full-time Law Centres throughout Ireland.

066 947 1000 Visit Website Find out more

Leanbh ISPCC Services for Children

Leanbh was set up to address child begging in Dublin. Leanbh is a 24/7 service for children, young people and parents who are begging or at risk of begging on the streets. Leanbh is an ISPCC service which seeks to: actively monitor the presence of begging children/young people on the streets; link children/young people found begging with appropriate helping services; identify and work with parents of such children/young people.

01 234 2009 / 087 0625198 Visit Website Find out more

Pavee Point Traveller and Roma Centre

Pavee Point is a voluntary organisation committed to the attainment of human rights for Irish Travellers. The group is comprised of Travellers and members of the majority population working together in partnership to address the needs of Travellers as a minority group experiencing exclusion and marginalisation. They aim to contribute to improvement in the quality of life and living circumstances of Irish Travellers, through working for social justice, solidarity, socio-economic development and human rights.

01 8780225 Visit Website Find out more


Pact is a small independent Irish charity founded in 1952 as an adoption agency. Today it provides a broad range of services in the area of adoption, information & tracing and unplanned pregnancy.

(01) 296 22 00 Visit Website Find out more

One Family

One Family are Ireland's organisation for one-parent families. They provide expert advice and support to people parenting alone or sharing parenting through their services, helpline and training. They also campaign to make life better for one-parent families.

One Family also offer a non-directive three option counselling and support service to anyone experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. They provide full information on all three options, with ongoing support following the client’s decision, including Post Termination Counselling. There is no cost for these services. Appointments are available within one to three days.

They also offer additional strands of counselling:

  • General counselling
  • Solution focused counselling
  • Crisis pregnancy counselling for individuals and couples
  • Playtherapy

Other services offered by One Family include:

  • Helpline (1890 662 212) and information
  • Parenting and Children Services
  • Services for Young People in Care
  • Training Programmes and Courses for Parents, and for Professionals
01 6629212 Visit Website Find out more

National Lone Parent Organisation and Helpline

The askonefamily National Helpline for all members of one-parent families handles nationwise queries about issues affecting lone parents.

01 662 9212 LOW CALL 1890 662212 Visit Website Find out more