The public legal aid board service which every international protection (asylum) applicant can avail of. They offer legal advice and provide information after you have made your initial application, during completion of your questionnaire and before your interview with International Protection Office. They can make written submissions in support of your application. They also provide support with any subsequent appeals.
The application form to apply to the Legal Aid Board to represent you can be found on legalaidboard.ie in the section entitled ‘Services for International Protection Applicants. The Legal Aid Board has office in Cork, Galway and Dublin & Kerry.
The Irish Immigrant Support Service – works to link migrants and ethnic minorities to their rights through protecting human rights, promoting integration and campaigning for change. Operates a free walk in legal clinic providing legal advice and information on a range of immigration and asylum-related issues – check the website or contact Nasc for opening times.
Ferry Lane, Off Dominick St, Cork 021 4503462
LINC is a resource centre in Cork city for Lesbian and bisexual women. We run a full programme of activities and have other supports based in the center such as an alcohol and drugs support group. Please check out our website for full details.
Cork Gay project includes; Southern Gay Mens Health Service, Unite Youth Group, The Other Place Cafe and Resource Center
Rapid HIV testing done by finger-prick and with results on the spot. Run in community spaces by volunteers, fully respecting privacy and confidentiality and free of judgement.