Parenting – One-parent

Cuidiú, the Irish Childbirth Trust.

Phone: (01) 872 4501

provides parent-to-parent support, information and education on ante-natal and birth preparation, breastfeeding support and post-natal and parenthood matters.
It has an Experience Register of parents who are willing to share, in confidence, their particular parental experiences.

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.

Gingerbread Association for One-Parent Families

now incorporated in One Family.

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.


Arabella House, 18d Nutgrove Office Park, Dublin 14
Phone: Callsave: 1850 673 333
(01) 296 2200

offers crisis pregnancy counselling and support.


Phone: Text: 086 272 6429

offers website support for people parenting alone.

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, fathers’ rights, establishing paternity, maintenance, S15 form, social welfare entitlements. They have outreach sessions on these.

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