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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


Amen provides a confidential helpline, a support and information service for male victims of domestic abuse. Their services include their confidential helpline, one-to-one support sessions, outreach clinics, counselling, court accompaniment, support group meetings, along with other training and support services.

Call their confidental helpline on 0818 222240 between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

046 9023718 Visit Website Find out more

Whatever you drink, find out what it's doing to you healthwise on

1800 459 459 Visit Website Find out more


Aware provide support and assistance to people affected by depression, bipolar and mood disorders. Aware has support groups around the country. Helpline and next-day email support service available. Aware have a freephone helpline that is open Monday-Sunday from 10am to 10pm - 1800 80 48 48.

01 661 7211 Visit Website Find out more


BeLonG To is a national online youth service for Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) young people in Ireland.

Their services include:

  • One to one support
  • Counselling service with Pieta House
  • Sexual health course
  • Drug and alcohol service
  • Advice and support groups for parents
01 670 6223 Visit Website Find out more


Bodywhys provides support to people affected by eating disorders and their family.

Their services include:

  • A helpline (1890 200 444)
  • Support groups around the country
  • Online support groups
  • Email support service (

Their website has information on eating disorders, treatment options, and how to support someone.

01 283 4963 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
Central Applications Office (CAO)

Central Applications Office (CAO)

The CAO manage the application process to colleges and universities, or Irish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), in Ireland.

You can apply for college and university places by filling out the CAO application online and by post.

For more information visit

091-509800 Visit Website Find out more


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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​You can find out if you are registered to vote by visiting

If you are not registered to vote, you can download the voter registration forms you need.

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Helpline and online support, offering advice and support to children and young people under 18.

The Childline phoneline is 24 hours every day at 1800 666 666.

Childline online chat and text lines are available everyday from 10am - 4am.

You can start a chat here or text 50101.

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Citizens Information

Citizens Information

The Citizens Information provides comprehensive information on all aspects of public services and entitlements for citizens in Ireland .

Information includes:

  • Social Welfare
  • Employment
  • Education and Training
  • Travel and Recreation
  • Housing | Moving Country
  • Money and Tax
  • Family and Relationships
  • Health
  • Justice
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Death and Bereavement
  • Government in Ireland
0761 07 9000 Visit Website Find out more

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