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General information and advice

Active Retirement Ireland

Phone: 01 8733836
Website: www.activeirl.ie
Email: info@activeirl.ie

Active Retirement Ireland enables retired people to enjoy a full and active life and acts as an advocate for them.

Age Action

Phone: 01 4756989
Website: www.ageaction.ie
Email: library@ageaction.ie / info@ageaction.ie

Age Action operates an information service on older people’s issues and services throughout Ireland.

Age and Opportunity

Phone: 01 8057709
Website: www.ageandopportunity.ie
Email: info@ageandopportunity.ie

Age & Opportunity has a number of national programmes for older people including the Bealtaine festival, sport and activity programmes such as Go for Life, personal development workshops and anti-ageism training.

Alzheimer Society of Ireland

National Alzheimer Helpline: 1800 341 341. Open Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm and Saturday, 10am to 4pm
Website: www.alzheimer.ie
Email: helpline@alzheimer.ie

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works across the country in the heart of local communities providing dementia specific services and supports and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with dementia and their carers.

Amen Support Services

Helpline: 046 9023718. Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Website: www.amen.ie
Email: info@amen.ie

Amen Support Services Ltd. is a confidential helpline and support service for male victims of domestic abuse. Amen Support Services Ltd. offer information on legal and other remedies.

Friends of the Elderly

Phone: 01 873 1855
Website: http://www.friendsoftheelderly.ie/
Email: info@friendsoftheelderly.ie

Friends of the elderly is a volunteer based Irish charity that alleviates social isolation and loneliness of older people through friendship.

Irish Senior Citizen’s Parliament

Phone: 01 8561243
Website: www.seniors.ie
Email: seniors@iol.ie

The Irish Senior Citizen’s Parliament is a national organisation of older people that gives a voice to older people on the issues that affect the quality of their lives.

The National Centre for the Protection of Older People (NCPOP) at UCD

Phone: 01 7166467
Website: www.ncpop.ie
Email: ncpop@ucd.ie

The centre is funded by the Health Service Executive to undertake a programme of research into elder abuse in Ireland. Through our collaborative interdisciplinary team we aim to develop a knowledge base of Irish and international research to contribute to the development of policy, practice, and education. The NCPOP website is a resource for all those working with or having contact with older people in areas such as health and social care, legal and financial services, as well as for older people themselves.

Senior Help Line

LoCall: 1850 440 444. Open daily from 10am to 10pm.
Website: www.thirdageireland.ie
Email: info@thirdageireland.ie

For the price of a local call, Senior Help Line offers a confidential listening service anywhere in Ireland for older people by older people.

Support and Advocacy for Older People (SAGE)

Phone: 046 955 7766
Website: www.thirdageireland.ie
Email: info@thirdageireland.ie

This is an advocacy programme run by Third Age for older people in residential care. Volunteer advocates listen to and represent the resident’s views, providing one to one support and helping the older person to express their wishes, access their entitlements, and assert their rights. The service is also accessible by the family of an older person, friends, carers or a relevant professional.

Women’s Aid

Freephone: 1800 341900. Open daily from 10am to 10pm
Website: www.womensaid.ie
Email: helpline@womensaid.ie

Women’s Aid provides free and confidential support and information to women experiencing emotional, physical, sexual, and financial abuse.

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