AIM Family Services

Coghills House, 64 Dame St., Dublin 2
Phone: (01) 670 8363

Boys for Fathers, Raising

c/o Rehab, Roslyn Park, Beach Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4
Phone: (01) 205 7200

Helps men to be better fathers.


now incorporated in One Family

EdStart-Incredible Years Programme (Galway)

Galway City Partnership, 3 The Plaza, Headford Road, Galway.
Phone: (091) 773 466

offers parents the chance to develop new skills to help their children improve their behaviour with practical step-by-step suggestions.

Family and Media Association

Alberione Media Centre, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Phone: (01) 278 9288

aims to promote respect for Christian values in the media, especially those relating to the family

Family Enrichment Centre

Stranorlar, Co. Donegal.
Phone: (074) 913 1245

Family Income Supplement

Social Welfare services,
Ballinalee Road, Longford
Phone: (043) 334 0000
(01) 704 3000

Family law information

AIM Family Services, 64 Dame St., Dublin 2
Phone: (01) 670 8363

Family Mediation Service

In 16 nationwide centres.
Phone: 01) 634 4320

A free service run by the Family Support Agency. It helps separating or separated couples to negotiate their own terms of agreement, while addressing the needs and interests of all involved; it may also help in family disputes.

Family Support Agency

4th floor, St. Stephenís Green House, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, and in 107 Family Resource Centre
Phone: (01) 611 4100

A branch of the Department of Social and Family Affairs providing support for families.

Family Support Services, Springboard

27 Ferrybank, Arklow, Co. Wicklow.

Provides support for families in the Arklow area.

Fathers and Children Together (FACT)

Waterford Area Partnership Office, Westgate Retail Park, Tramore Road, Waterford.
Phone: Tel. (051) 844 575.

FACT supports fathers and their children, especially in separation.

Fathers Focus Project (Louth)

Phone: (041) 987 5273

a pilot scheme for teenage fathers in Louth run by the Teen Parents Support Programme

Forever Fathers, Donegal

Phone: Text only to (086) 736 3687

Support in Donegal for non-resident fathers.

Gingerbread Association for One-Parent Families

now incorporated in One Family.

Irish Association of Young People in Care

Red Cow Lane, Smithfield, Dublin 7.
Phone: Tel.(01)872 7661;
Mobile: (087) 903 6598(for text messages)

IAYPIC is an independent association that works throughout the Republic of Ireland, with and for children and young people who are currently living in care or who have had an experience of living in care. This includes those in residential care, foster care, hostel, high support & special care. IAYPIC also works with young people preparing to leave care and in aftercare. .

Irish Men’s Network

Phone: Text only to (085) 746 9342

helps with separation, divorce, depression, parenting, etc.


Phone: (01) 450 9406

iScoil is an online learning community offering an alternative path to further education and employment.
It aims to:
* Engage young people in learning
* Build confidence and self-esteem
* Offer Accreditation opportunities
* Support progression to further education and employment

iScoil welcomes a range of young people aged between 13-16 years whose needs are not currently met by the education system.

Miles, Men In Limerick Experiencing Separation

Social Services Centre, Upper Henry St., Limerick.
Phone: Confidential support line: (087) 2 603 603.

a support group for men coping with the effects of relationship breakdown, or who are separated from their family.

National Menís Council of Ireland.

Phone: (071) 966 7138;
(021) 430 2128

In keeping with the Irish Constitution, it extols the virtue and value of the two-parent, marriage-based family as the foundation of society.

One Family

Cherish House, 2 Lr. Pembroke St., Dublin 2
Phone: LoCall 1890 662 212
(01) 662 9212

One Family (incorporating Cherish and Gingerbread Ireland) offers counselling for single pregnant women, unmarried parents and one-parent families.

One Parent Family allowance

Social Welfare services,
College Road, Sligo
Phone: LoCall 1890 500 000

Parent Alienation Syndrome

PAS Ireland

Helps raise awareness of Parent Alienation Syndrome

Promoting Fatherhood

Mossy Glen, Lecamy, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal
Phone: (074) 938 1224

Raising Boys for Fathers

Rehabilitation Institute, Roslyn Park, Sandymount, Dublin 4
Phone: (01) 205 7200


is an organization of lawyers who believe in a constructive, non-confrontational approach to family law dispute resolution.


Phone: Text: 086 272 6429

offers website support for people parenting alone.

SVP (Saint Vincent de Paul Society)

SVP House, 91-92 SeŠn McDermott St., Dublin 1
Phone: (01) 855 0022
(01) 838 6990

exists to fight poverty.

Time 4 Us

43 Shantalla Road, Galway.
Phone: (091) 860 018

A Relaxed Child-Friendly Space. Time 4 Us provides a child-friendly space where children can meet and play with their non-resident parent, helping to nurture a loving relationship.

Opening Hours
o Tuesday to Friday:
o 12.00 pm to 8.00 pm
* Saturday & Sunday: 12.00 pm to 6.00 pm


14 Gandon House
Custom House Square
Dublin 1.
Phone: 1890 252 084

The national federation of services for unmarried parents and their children, Treoir gives legal information on birth registration, guardianship, custody/access, fathersí rights, establishing paternity, maintenance, S15 form, social welfare entitlements. They have outreach sessions on these.

Unmarried and Separated Fathers and Families of Ireland

High St., Tallaght, Dublin 24 (opposite MABS)
Phone: (01) 451 4200
(01) 451 4295
(01) 451 6227
(01) 849 6044

Unmarried and Separated Parents of Ireland

St. Aengus Community Center, Tymon North, Tallaght, Dublin 24, and at Smyth’s of Fairwiew, (opposite
Phone: (01) 451 6227

Putting children first, USPI informs couples on their options after family breakdown.

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