www.dad.ie
Dad.ie provides information on Pregnancy, Fatherhood, Money & legal issues along with Health & Lifestyle matters exclusively for Irish Dads and Dads-to-be.

www.dublinkids.ie
Discover Dublin’s child-friendly side – museums and art workshops, family festivals, theatre and shows, parks and day trips, kids classes and much more.

www.rollercoaster.ie
Pregnancy, having a baby and parenting can all bring you to the heights of joy and the depths of despair – all within the space of a few minutes! RollerCoaster.ie provides a wide range of information on pregnancy and parenting.

www.solo.ie
Solo.ie is an online resource for people parenting alone.

www.stickyfingerstravel.ie
Sticky Fingers Travel Ltd is an Irish company dedicated to providing information to parents who wish to travel with their children. They provide independent and unbiased advice on family friendly holidays and accommodation, and activities with children.
[/tab1][tab2]County Childcare Committees
Will have lists of registered childcare services for each area. Can be contacted through your local authority or the Equal Opportunities Childcare Programme Tel: 01 2400700 Fax: 01 6610411

Childminding Ireland

Tel: 0404 64007   Fax: 0404 64008 Maintains a register of childminders.

National Children’s Nursery Association

Tel: 01 460 1138   Fax: 01 4601185

Early Childhood Ireland
Tel:  01 4630010   Fax: 01 4630045


Preschool Officers

An information leaflet is available from the HSE, A Guide for Parents of Preschool Children. This can be obtained by phoning your local preschool officer. Can give information about childcare services locally. Contactable through local Health Service Area

Public Health Nurses

Will often be familiar with local services and childminders within the area. Contactable at your local health centre. www.bordgais.ie
1850 632 632

www.creditunion.ie

01 614 6700

www.esb.ie

1850 372 372

www.mabs.ie

1890 283 438

Department of Social Protection

Society of St Vincent de Paul[/tab3][tab4]Association of Collaborative Practitioners
provides further details on Collaborative Law, an alternative method of resolution in family disputes.

Family Mediation Service
Family mediation is a service to help separating couples. Dublin: 01 6344320 Cork 021 4252200 Galway 091 509730
Limerick 061 214310

Putting Children First
The European Network on Shared Parenthood brings together organisations and individuals from across Europe to share knowledge and information about best practice in support to separated families.

FLAC
FLAC is an independent human rights organisation dedicated to the realisation of equal access to justice for all. They run legal advice centres, staffed by volunteer solicitors and barristers, across the country. Information/referral line -1890 350 250

Pila
PILA, Public Interest Law Alliance, is a project of FLAC. The Alliance comprises individuals and organisations, both national and international, which recognise the important, though not exclusive, role that law can play to benefit marginalised and disadvantaged people.

Legal Aid Board

Telephone: 1890 615 200 for details of your nearest law centre. There is a list of information publications available on family law issues, on the website.

Mediators’ Institute of Ireland

To find a mediator

The Courts Service
The Courts Service manages the courts, support the judiciary and provide a high quality and professional service to all users of the courts.
The contact details for the District and Circuit courts are available on the website.
Dublin District Family Law Office
Dolphin House, East Essex Street, Dublin 2.  Telephone: 01 888 6349/6344/6347
[/tab4] [tab5]askonefamily National Helpline 01 662 9212
Our non-judgemental and confidential service providing telephone support and information to all members of all one-parent families.

Barnardos National Children’s Resource Centre
Offers information to parents and professionals on all aspects of family life. There are branches in Dublin, Athlone, Cork and Limerick. For details of regional offices contact Barnardos’s Head Office Tel: 01 453 0355 Callsave 1850 222 300

www.europa.eu/familyalliance 
European Alliance for Families:

Family Resource Centres
Many Family Resource Centres offer low-cost counselling services. For details of your nearest Family Resource Centre. Contact them for a copy of the Support for Families Directory Tel: 01 611 4100

Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP)
Tel: 01 230 0061

Irish Council for Psychotherapy
Tel: 01 272 2105

http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/region_185.html
Counselling Northern Ireland

www.parentline.ie
Support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent .Telephone helpline: 1890 927 277

www.rainbowsireland.com
Support groups for children who have experienced separation and bereavement

www.treoir.ie
Treoir is the National Federation for Services for Unmarried Parents and their Children. They have a number of useful information leaflets on family law issues such as Guardianship, Telephone: 1890 252 084

www.oneparent.ie

www.aware.ie
AWARE – depression support

www.rcni.ie
OPEN – one parent exchange network

Rape Crisis Centre – 24 hour helpline 1800 778 888 Rape Crisis Network Ireland – for details of national rape crisis centres

www.samaritans.org
Samaritans – 24 hour helpline 1850 60 90 90

www.womensaid.ie
Women’s Aid –services and supports for women and children experiencing domestic violence Tel: 1800 341 900

www.amen.ie
AMEN – helpline for men and children experiencing domestic violence Tel: 046 902 371

www.citizensinformation.ie
Citizens Information Service – 1890 777 121

www.hse.ie
Health Services Executive Information line – 1850 241 850

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