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Third Age Ireland is a national organisation who take care of the elderly. Senior Line is one of their programmes and could be very helpful to you at this time. SeniorLine has been the national, confidential listening service for older people, run by trained older volunteers since 1998. This peer-to-peer helpline for older people receives in excess of 10,000 calls per year. If you are feeling worried, stressed or isolated at this very unnerving time, please feel free to ring this FREEPHONE service anytime between 10am and 10pm on anyday of the week on 1800 80 45 91.

Ashbourne Red Cross has an eager group of young, trained up volunteers happy and more than willing to help out with various services people may require including transportation to Medical appointments in hospitals. If you are unable to get out and need us to collect your shopping or your prescription or if you know an elderly or vulnerable person that you need us to check on. For more information please contact :-
Diana Connor at 085-1546421 or Pat on 087-9286471

Irish Chaplaincy offers contact service for anyone in Ireland with concerns about vulnerable older family or friends isolated in London

The Irish Chaplaincy in London is a registered charity which provides an outreach service to three main groups: elderly Irish people (the Seniors’ Project); prisoners and to Travellers. 
At this challenging time caused by COVID-19 social restrictions, the Chaplaincy is offering support to anyone in Ireland with concerns about an older family member or friend living in London. 
On their behalf the Chaplaincy can make direct contact with vulnerable older Irish living but isolated in London. 
The Chaplaincy is also a link to services and community groups on the ground local to where a person is living in London.

This is a free service and contact can be made to the Chaplaincy from Ireland by post: PO BOX 75693 London NW1W 7ZT; by email and by phone 0044 (0) 20 7482 3274.  Please leave a message and a representative will contact you.

Accord Helpline
Accord’s support lines are open from 9am – 8pm Monday to Friday
Please see contact details below:
Accord Dublin – 01 9059555
Accord NI – 028 9568 0151 or 00353 1 531 3331
The three Accord companies:
– Accord Northern Ireland Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG (Accord NI);
– Accord Dublin Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG (Accord Dublin);
– Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG (Accord CLG), which represents 34 Centres in the State outside of Dublin; all operate in 54 centres throughout the island.

Accord is committed to providing professional support for the pastoral needs of individuals at different stages in their development: in schools, through relationship and sexuality education programmes; by helping couples prepare for the sacrament of marriage; and, to couples and individuals seeking marriage and relationship counselling.

Accord Dublin provides a helpline for couples who find themselves in distress during the pandemic, amid concerns over the impact the lockdown is having on many relationships.




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