COVID-19 Useful Contact Numbers & Information
Written by Megan on 02/04/2020
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Do you need help getting with shopping for food, medicines or fuel? Dublin City Council has launched a dedicated confidential support helpline to help at-risk people to access non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice. The lines are open from 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week.
Alone.ie have launched a helpline for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland. The helpline will provide advice and reassurance, complementing the clinical advice and HSE helpline and support.
Should you or an older person you know need advice or support you can reach them from 8am-8pm Monday-Friday on 0818 222 024.
Senior Line are there for older people, their families, and carers. If an older person you know is worried about something, pass on their number. Their advisors can offer helpful advice or a friendly chat, whatever is needed most.
Seniorline is a confidential listening service for older people provided by trained older volunteers, that is open 365 days a year, from 10am to 10pm. Freefone 1800 80 45 91
Call the LGBT Helpline on 1890 929 539, Monday to Thursday, 6:30 – 10pm, Fridays 4 – 10pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 4 to 6pm.
Visit lgbt.ie to access their instant messaging support service from 6:30 – 10pm, 7 days a week.
Outhouse will be taking calls on 01 8734999 from 12:00 to 3:00pm Monday to Friday to provide signposting and information
Text LGBTI+ to 086 1800 280 and chat in confidence, 24/7 with a trained crisis volunteer over text. Standard SMS rates may apply.
Call the Gender Identity Family Support Line 01 907 3707
Men’s Aid Ireland are here to help & support men & their families experiencing domestic abuse and coercive control. They are offering free psychotherapy sessions with an experienced qualified counsellor to all men. Call or email to make an appt. Their helpline is open 9am-5pm on 01 554 3811 and you can also email them confidentially on [email protected].