Legal Aid Board

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.

https://www.legalaidboard.ie/en/ 

NASC

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

nascireland.org

Outcomers

Outcomers is a social and befriending support group for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) people. Our drop in centre provides a safe, social and relaxed environment for our LGBT community and is located in the centre of Dundalk town. It has been open since 1997. We offer some light refreshments and a chat. Free gay and lesbian literature is available.

http://www.outcomers.org/

Bodywhys

Support service for people with eating disorders or are worried about someone else. They run a phone helpline 7:30-9:30pm Mondays, Wednesdays, Sundays and 10:30am-12:30pm Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. They also have a support email address and weekly online support groups that you can log into on their website and chat with people around Ireland.

1890 200 444

www.bodywhys.ie