Resources

Health

Action Prostate Cancer

43-45 Northumberland Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Phone: (01) 231 0500


Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Temple Road, Blackrock
Phone: Freefone 1800 341 341


Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia

P. O. Box 105, Blackrock.
Phone: LoCall 1890 200 444
(01)283 4963


Arthritis Ireland

1 Clanwilliam Square, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2.
Phone: Callsave 1850 818 999.
(01) 661 8188.


Autism

Cluas, Exchange Hall, Belgard Square North, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Phone: (01) 494 0210


Autism Action, Irish

41 Newlands, Mullingar
Phone: LoCall 1890 818 518


Autism Services, HSE


Phone: (01) 463 2210


Autism: the Hope Project

Ballinaberna, Ballinhassig, Co. Cork
Phone: (021) 488 8503


Aware

72 Lr. Leeson St., Dublin 2
Phone: LoCall 1890 303 302, 10 am to 10 pm, seven days a week.
(01) 661 7211
(01) 676 6166

Helps defeat depression through support groups, education, and research through six nationwide offices.


Brain injury

Headway, Unit 1-3, Manor St. Business Park, Manor St., Dublin 7.
Phone: LoCall 1890 200 278
(01) 810 2066

Headway helps bring positive change n the lives of people affected by acquired brain injury.


Brainwave

c/o Irish Epilepsy Association, 249 Crumlin Road, Dublin 12
Phone: (01) 455 7500

Brainwave helps those suffering from epilepsy.


Bulimia and Anorexia Nervosa

c/o Bodywhys, P. O. Box 105, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Phone: LoCall 1890 200 444

Helps those suffering from bulimia and anorexia.


Cancer Society, Irish

43-45 Northumberland Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, and
15 Bridge St., Cork City.
Phone: FreeFone 1800 200 700
(01) 231 0500
Cork (021) 450 9918

Helps cancer sufferers and engages in cancer research


Cluas

Exchange Hall, Belgard Square North, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Phone: (01) 494 0210

Helps children suffering from dyslexia


Construction Workers’Health Trust


Phone: (01) 709 3070

The Construction Workers Health Trust was founded in 1994 by the Construction Group of unions affiliated to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.
The Trust is dedicated solely to the promotion of better health and lifestyles among construction workers.


Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland

CF House, 24 Lr. Rathmines Road, Dublin 6
Phone: LoCall 1890 311 211


Department of Health and Children

Hawkins House, Hawkins St., Dublin 2
Phone: (01) 635 4000
Fax (01) 635 4001


Diabetes Federation of Ireland

Cork: 32 Grand Parade, (021) 427 4229
Dublin: 76 Lr. Gardiner St., Dublin 1, (01) 836 3022
Sligo:
Phone: LoCall 1850 909 909


Down Syndrome Ireland

Citylink Business Park, Old Nas Road, Dublin 12, and in regional branches.
Phone: LoCall 1890 374 374
(01) 426 6500

Provides support services to sufferers from Down Syndrome.


Dyslexia Association of Ireland

Suffolk Chambers, 1 Suffolk St., Dublin 3, and 33 regional branches.
Phone: (01) 679 0276


Eating Disorders Association of Ireland

Bodywhys, P. O. Box 105, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Phone: LoCall 1890 200 444
(01) 283 4963


Gay Men’s Health Project (Southern)

8 South Main St., Cork
Phone: (021) 427 8470/


Gay Men’s Health Service

19 Haddington Road, Dublin 4.
Phone: (01) 669 9553


Giving up Smoking

Irish Cancer Society
Phone: Callsave quitline, 1850 201 203


GROW

National Office, Apt. 6, Forrest Mews, Forrest Road, Swords, Co. Dublin
Phone: LoCall 1890 474 474
(01) 840 8236

A mental health support organization with 130 regional branches.


Headstrong

16 Westland Square
Pearse Street
Dublin 2
*

Phone: (01) 472 7010; 472 7040.

Headstrong’s service development programme Jigsaw, brings community services and supports together around young people in order to better meet their mental health needs.
Headstrong also engages in advocacy, research and evaluation.


Headsup

Rehab, Roslyn Park, Beach Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4
Phone: LoCall 1890 200 444
(01) 205 7200

Runs courses for teenagers’ mental or emotional health issues.
Text HEADSUP to 50424, or on Facebook or Bebo under Rehab


Headsup courses

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


Headway

Unit 1-3, Manor St. Business Park, Manor St., Dublin 7
Phone: LoCall 1890 200 278

Helps bring positive change in the lives of people affected by acquired brain injury.


Health and Safety Authority

The Metropolitan Building, James Joyce St., Dublin 1
Phone: 1890 289 389


Health Centres (HSE)


Phone: For a list of Health Centres, see under Health Service Executive in the Green Pages of your local phone book.


Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)

Unit 1301, City Gate, Mahon, Cork.
Phone: (021) 240 9300


Health Service Executive (HSE)

Oak House, Limetree Avenue, Millennium Park, Naas, Co. Kildare
Phone: Information Callsave 1850 24 1850.


Hearing aids

Social Welfare services,
St. Oliver Plunket Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Phone: LoCall 1890 690 690


Hearing Services (HSE)

Community Services,
Health Services Executive, 44 North Great Georgeís St., Dublin 2
Phone: (01) 874 7726/7/8


HIV Ireland

The HIV Services Network seeks to provide for improved co-operation and skills development amongst those working within the HIV sector in Ireland. The Network is open to any individual or agency providing services to those affected by HIV.


Institute of Public Health in Ireland

5th floor, Bishopís Square, Redmondís Hill, Dublin 2
Phone: (01) 478 6300


Irish Cancer Society


Phone: 1800 380 380


Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

Coleraine House, Coleraine St., Dublin 7
Phone: FreeFone 1800 403 403

functions mainly as a support organisation for people who have MND, their carers and families.


Jigsaw

Ballymun, Dublin;
Galway;
Kerry;
Meath;
Roscommon.
Phone: Dublin: Lorna Powell, Catherine McGowan (01) 886 7622, or Gillian O’ Brien (01)866 7623;
Galway: Marie (091) 549 252
Roscommon: Tommy Brogan (090) 663 0252

Community youth mental health initiative.


Marie Keating Foundation

Unit 9, Millbank Business Park, Lucan, Co. Dublin
Phone: (01) 628 3726

gives information on prostate cancer.


Men’s Health


Men’s Health Forum in Ireland

Tallaght Partnership, Kilinarden Enterprise Centre, Tallaght, Dublin 24
Phone: (01) 466 4280


Meningitis Research Foundation


Phone: LoCall 1890 413 444
(01) 819 6931


Meningitis Trust

PO Box 102, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Phone: FreeFone 1800 523 196
(01) 276 2050


Multiple Sclerosis Ireland

80 Northumberland Road, Dublin 4
Phone: Callsave 1850 233 233


Open Heart House

2 St. Maryís Place, Dublin 7
Phone: (01) 830 5000

a drop-in centre for people suffering from HIV and Aids.


Outhouse

105 Capel St., Dublin 1
Phone: (01) 873 4932/3

a community resource and drop-in centre for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender people.


Parkinsonís Association of Ireland

Carmichael House, North Brunswick St., Dublin 7
Phone: FreeFone 1800 359 359

helps those suffering from Parkinson’s disease.


Poisons Centre, National

Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9
Phone: (01) 837 9964
(01) 809 2566


Schizophrenia Ireland

38 Blessington Road, Dublin 7
Phone: LoCall 1890 621 631.


Sexual health


Phone: HSE helpline 1800 459 459


Sickness Benefit


Phone: Call Illness Benefit enquiries: (01) 679 7777


Stroke



Unit 1-3, Manor St. Business Park, Manor St., Dublin 7
Phone: LoCall 1890 200 278

Headway helps bring positive change in the lives of people affected by stroke or acquired brain injury.


Suicide Prevention Helpline 24/7


Phone: FreeFone 1800 247 100


Suicidology, Irish Association of

Serpentine Business Centre, PO Box 11634, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.
Phone: (01) 667 4900

a forum for all individuals and voluntary groups involved in any aspect of suicidology for the exchange of knowledge gained from differing perspectives and experiences.


Youth Health Programme

3 Montague St., Dublin 2
Phone: (01) 478 4122

works in partnership to provide a broad-based, flexible health promotion, support and training service to youth organizations. Comes under the National Youth Council of Ireland


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