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On this page you will find useful links to various organisations and groups.
Accomodation | Employment | Health | Migrants | Older People | Young Parents | Youth |

Budgeting and money management
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MABS booklet on money management   
https://www.mabs.ie/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/Information_Leaflets_and_Factsheets/Mabs_Management_2012_Web.pdf 

MABS spending diary
https://www.mabs.ie/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/Information_Leaflets_and_Factsheets/Final_MABS_Weekly_Spending_Booklet_v8_27.1.12.pdf

MABS leaflet on managing bills
https://www.mabs.ie/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/Information_Leaflets_and_Factsheets/MABS_Guide_to_Managing_your_Bills_2014.pdf
MABS guide to money lending
https://www.mabs.ie/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/Information_Leaflets_and_Factsheets/4__MABS_Guide_to_Moneylending.pdf
Compare Financial Products (Current accounts/loans/Credit cards/Mortgages)
http://www.consumerhelp.ie/compare 
Budget Sheet
https://www.mabs.ie/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/Information_Leaflets_and_Factsheets/MABS_Budget_Sheet_NEW.pdf
MABS Guide to Saving
https://www.mabs.ie/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/Information_Leaflets_and_Factsheets/MABS_Guide_to_Saving_2014.pdf
MABS Guide to handling debt
https://www.mabs.ie/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/Information_Leaflets_and_Factsheets/MABS_Guide_to_handling_debt_2014.pdf
Income
Minimum income standard calculator
http://www.misc.ie/ 


Information for people who have become unemployed 

http://www.losingyourjob.ie/losingyourjob_leaflet.pdf      
Information for people going back to work 
http://www.gettingbacktowork.ie/en/ 
Ready reckoner to calculate welfare and employment income when going to work.
http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Ready-Reckoner.aspx    
Household Benefits Package
http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Household-Benefits-Package.aspx 
Signing on 
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social_welfare/social_welfare_payments/unemployed_people/signing_on.html
Job Seekers Benefit 
http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Jobseeker's-Benefit.aspx 
Job seekers benefit and work
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social_welfare/social_welfare_payments/social_welfare_payments_and_work/jobseekers_benefit_and_work.html
Job Seekers Allowance
http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/1057_Jobseekers-Allowance.aspx
Disability allowance
http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Disability-Allowance---SW-29.aspx
Illness benefit
http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Illness-Benefit.aspx 
Back to work enterprise allowance
http://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Enterprise-Allowance-Self-Employed.aspx


Rent supplement
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social_welfare/social_welfare_payments/supplementary_welfare_schemes/rent_supplement.html 
Calculating rent supplement
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/social_welfare/social_welfare_payments/supplementary_welfare_schemes/calculating_rent_supplement.html


Power and Heat

Electric Ireland appliance calculator
https://www.electricireland.ie/ei/residential-energy-services/reduce-your-costs/appliance_calc/appliance_calculator.jsp
Electric Ireland web page
https://www.electricireland.ie/ei/home/index.jsp 
Airtricity web page
https://www.airtricity.com/ie/home/help-centre-ie/the-energy-engage-code/
Bord Gais web page
http://www.bordgais.ie/corporate/index.jsp 
The Electricity Association of Ireland 
http://eaireland.com/
Citizens Information overview of the engage code
http://whatsnew.citizensinformation.ie/2014/06/25/know-your-rights-the-energy-engage-code/
Energy Efficiency
http://www.seai.ie/power_of_one 
How do I reduce my electricity bill, which includes energy saving tips
https://www.electricireland.ie/ei/residential/contact_us/reducing_my_bill.jsp 
Electric Ireland Code of Practice for Special Services
http://www.electricireland.ie/ei/home/EI-COP-SpecialServices.pdf 
Application form for special services
http://www.electricireland.ie/ei/home/EI-SpecialReq.pdf 
Compare Electricity Supplier Prices on Bonkers.ie
http://www.bonkers.ie/compare-gas-electricity-prices/electricity/?gclid=CKqivtXlsMACFWZj2wodWhIAcA 


Other household

Irish Waterhttp://www.water.ie/ old
Guide to paying your rent
https://www.mabs.ie/fileadmin/user_upload/documents/Information_Leaflets_and_Factsheets/1__MABS_Guide_to_Paying_the_Rent.pdf 
Compare land line / internet costs
http://www.callcosts.ie/home/default.asp 
Low cost/free goods 
SVP shop
Simon shop 
Freecycle   -  https://groups.freecycle.org/Galway_Ireland_Freecycle/description 
Other links
Online advisor with Citizens information 
http://www.ciboard.ie/services/accessibility_services/liveadvisor.html
General MABS leaflets
https://www.mabs.ie/publications/information-leaflets/  
Explanatory video about applying for medical card 
http://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/1/schemes/mc/about/howtoapply/videos.html
Useful links (from the MABS website)
https://www.mabs.ie/useful-links/
European consumer centre Ireland 
http://www.eccireland.ie/consumer-rights-directive-comes-into-effect-on-friday-13th-june/

 

http://menssheds.ie/
The Consumers Association of Ireland
http://thecai.ie/
Consumer Information
http://www.consumerhelp.ie/ 
Citizens Information Website
http://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/ 
Phone numbers
MABS Helpline – 0761072000
Citizens information call centre – 0761074000 

Additional resources.
Cooking on a budget
http://www.safefood.eu/SafeFood/media/SafeFoodLibrary/Documents/Healthy%20Eating/101_Square_Meals.pdf 

Accomodation
Cope Galway
Cope Galway, 2-5 Calbro House, Tuam Road, Galway
Telephone: +353 (0)91 778 750 Fax: +353 (0)91 778 752
Email: info@copegalway.ie

Simon Community
Galway Simon Community, Unit 18 Tuam Road Centre, Tuam Road, Galway.
Telephone: +353 (0) 91 381828
Email: coord@galwaysimon.ie

Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Ozanam House, St. Augustine Street, Galway.
Telephone: +353 (0) 91 563233

Threshold
Threshold, Western Region Advice Centre, 3 Victoria Place, Merchant's Road, Galway
Telephone: + 353 (0) 91 563 080
Email@ info@thresold.ie

Employment
Citizens Information
Augustine House, St Augustine Street, Galway Telephone: +353 (0) 91 563344 Fax: +353 (0) 91 563687
Email: galway@citinfo.ie

Employment Rights
National Employment Rights Authority (NERA), Government Buildings, O'Brien Road, Carlow Telephone: +353 (0) 59 917 8800

Fás / Local Employment Services
Galway LES, Ms. Elaine Harvey, Co-ordinator, 122 Bohermore, Galway.
Telephone: +353 (0)91 566 617 Fax: +353 (0)91 566 618
Email: elaine@gcp.ie

Health
Aids West
Telephone: + 353 (0)91 566266
Email: info@aidswest.ie

Console
Console : All Hallows College, Gracepark Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9
Telephone: 1800 201 890
Email: info@console.ie
Locally contact:
Galway Diocesan Pastoral Care, Newtownsmith, Galway for Individual and group counselling
Telephone:+ 353 (0) 91 565066
Email: gdpc@eircom.net

Galway Rape Crisis Centre
The Lodge",
Forster Court, Galway City
Helpline: 1800 355 355
Business Line: 091-564800

Health Service Executive
U.C.H.G. Hospital, Newcastle Road, Galway.
Telephone: + 353 (0) 91 544 544

SafeTalk / Sucide ASIST Programme
Mary O’Sullivan, Suicide Prevention Resource Officer, HSE West, 1st Floor West City Centre, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway.
Telephone : + 353 (0) 91 548 360
Email: mary.osullivan@hse.ie

Westdoc*
Liosbán Business Park, Galway.
Telephone: +353 1850 365 000 (Freephone)
*(This service is located throughout the West of Ireland)

Older People
Active Retirement Ireland
Active Retirement Ireland, 124 The Capel Building, Mary's Abbey, Dublin 7.
Telephone: +353 (0)1 873 3836

Age Action
Age Action West, 2/3 West End Square, Small Crane, Galway.
Telephone: +353 (0)91 527 831 Fax: +353 (0)91 527 828
Email: aaw@eircom.net

Cope Galway
Cope Galway, 2-5 Calbro House, Tuam Road, Galway
Telephone: +353 (0)91 778 750 Fax: +353 (0)91 778 752
Email: info@copegalway.ie

Age and Opportunity
Age & Opportunity, Marino Institute of Education, Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9, Ireland
Telephone: +353 (0)1 805 7709  Email: info@ageandopportunity.ie  Fiona.holohan@ageandopportunity.ie
The Galway City Partnership, contact Maeve Murray, 091 773 466, maeve@gcp.ieGalway Rural Development, contact Fiona Stewart, 091 844335, fstewart@grd.ie

Office of the Pension Ombudsman
Office of the Pension Ombudsman, 36 Upper Mount Street, Dublin 2.
Telephone: +353 (0)1 647 1650 Fax: +353 (0)1 676 9577
Email: info@pensionsombudsman.ie

Age and Knowledge - Aois agus Eolas Centre for Ageing, Neurosciences and the Humanities
Age-Related Health Care, William Stokes Unit, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin 24, Ireland.
Telephone: +353 (0)1 414 3215 Fax: +353 (0)1 414 3244
Email: arhc@amnch.ie

Irish Senior Citizens Parliament
Irish Senior Citizens Parliament, 90 Fairview Strand,Dublin 3,Ireland.
Telephone: +353 (0)1 856 1243 Fax: +353 (0)1 856 1245
Eail: seniors@iol.ie

Migrants

AkiDwa
AkiDwa , Unit 2 Killarney Court, Buckingham Street, Dublin 1
Telephone: +353 (0) 1 834 9851 / +353 (0) 86 309 6859
Email: info@akidwa.ie

Citizens Information
Augustine House, St Augustine Street, Galway Telephone: +353 (0) 91 563344 Fax: +353 (0) 91 563687
Email: galway@citinfo.ie

Galway City Partnership
Galway Migrant Service, Galway City Partnership, 3, The Plaza Offices, Headford Road, Galway.
Telephone: +353 (0) 91 773 466 Fax: +353 (0) 91 773 468
Email: info@gcp.ie

Galway One World Centre
Galway One World Centre, 6 Prospect Hill, Galway
Telephone: +353 (0)91 530590
Email: info@galwayowc.org

Immigrant Council
Immigrant Council of Ireland, 2 St Andrew Street, Dublin 2.
Telephone: + 353 (0) 1 674 0200 / + 353 (0) 1 674 0202 Fax: + 353 (0) 1 645 8059
Email: admin@immigrantcouncil.ie

The Migrant Rights Centre
The Migrant Rights Centre, 55 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.
Telephone: +353 (0) 1 889 7570 Fax: +353 (0) 1 889 7579
Email: info@mrci.ie

Young Parents

Independent Parenting Services Ltd., Munster Avenue, Galway.
Telephone: +353 (0) 91 583088
Email: ipsgalway@eircom.net

Student Parent Group NUI Galway, c/o Block C, Student Development Services, National University Of Ireland,Galway.
Telephone: 353 (0) 91 750 377
Email: mfletcher@mis.nuigalway.ie

Teen Parents Galway, Munster Avenue, Galway.
Telephone: 353 (0) 91 544 960 (Aileen)
Email: aileen.davies@wnb.ie

National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy
It is a website for parents and guardians of 0-12 year olds.
It gives fun ideas of what with you can do to help your child learn.
www.helpmykidlearn.ie

Youth

Big Brother Big Sister Programme
Big Brother Big Sister Programme, Westside Resource Centre, Seamus Quirke Road, Galway.
Telephone: + 353 (0) 91 528 325
Email: mary.lynch@foroige.ie

Foróige
Dick O'Donovan, Galway Foróige Office, Galway.
Telephone: + 353 (0) 91 561 002
Email: dick.odonovan@foroige.ie

Jigsaw
Jigsaw, Fairgreen Road, Galway city (across from the new Coach Station)
Telephone: + 353 (0) 91 549 252 Fax: + 353 (0) 91 560 161
Text Appointment Service: + 353 (0) 87 772 52 32 (for an appointment)
Email: galway@jigsaw.ie (for an appointment)

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