Rights and Equality

The Ombudsman for Children (OCO) provides information and promotes the rights and welfare of children and young people under 18 years of age living in Ireland.

The Legal Aid Board provides civil legal aid and advice, family mediation and vulnerable witness related services and a number of ad hoc legal aid schemes.

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission provides information and monitoring relating to the enjoyment of equal rights in Ireland.

The ICCL provides education resources and research around the promotion of civil rights for all in Ireland.

The Disability Federation Ireland provides advocacy services promoting equality for people with disabilities.

Crosscare Migrant Project provides information, advocacy and support to Irish emigrants and people who have moved to Ireland.

Crime Victim's Helpline provide support for people to talk through the experience of being a victim of crime via a freecall phone number

Chronic Pain Ireland provides information and support for those living with the condition, as well as for their families and friends.

Chime provides supports and services to the deaf and hard of hearing communities, including people with tinnitus, and to their families.

Children's Rights provides support and information, including a website and legal advice helpline, on children's rights in Ireland.

Justice.ie provides information about the activities of Ireland's Department of Justice.

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) provides safety and quality monitoring monitors to Ireland's healthcare and social care systems.

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