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Legal and financial information

Citizens Information Service

LoCall: 0761 074 000. Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm

The Citizens Information Service provides information on public services and entitlements in Ireland

Financial Services Ombudsman

Lo-call: 1890 88 20 90. Open Monday to Friday, 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm

The Financial Services Ombudsman deals independently with unresolved complaints from consumers about their individual dealings with all financial service providers. It offers a free service.

Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC)

Information and referral line: 1890 350 250. Open Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5:30pm and Fridays, 9am to 5pm


FLAC has local centres throughout the country. It offers free and confidential legal information and advice to the public.

Mortgage Arrears Information Helpline:  0761 07 4050. Open Monday to Friday, 9:30am to 5pm
Website: is provided by the Citizens Information Board and the Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS). The website aims to provide comprehensive information on the services and entitlements available if you are having difficulties paying your rent or making your mortgage repayments.

The Law Society

Phone: 01 6724800

The Society is responsible for the education, admission, enrolment, discipline and regulation of the solicitors’ profession.

Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS)

Helpline: 0761 07 2000. Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm


MABS is the only free, national, confidential and independent service for people in debt or in danger of getting into debt.

The National Consumer Agency

Consumer Helpline Lo-call: 1890 432 432 or 01 4025555. Open Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm

The National Consumer Agency (NCA) is the state body with responsibility for the enforcement of consumer law. It promotes and protects the interests and welfare of consumers through impartial research and advocacy and provides consumers with information and advice about their rights and personal finance

Solicitors for the Elderly

Phone: 00 353 1 6310360

Solicitors for the Elderly Ireland is an independent national association of solicitors and barristers concerned with improving the availability and delivery of specialist legal advice to older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

University College Dublin (UCD)National Centre for the Protection of Older People (NCPOP)Health Services Executive (HSE)Older People's Empowerment Network (OPEN)
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