Limerick

Useful Links Limerick

Charities and organisations (including Limerick branches of National Organisations) based in Limerick City & County A to Z

  • ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services Provides a range of services and supports that address the needs of women survivors of domestic abuse and their children
  • Cairdeas Respite – Voluntary sector service and support for people with neurological conditions and their families
  • CARI Foundation – Provides child centered specialised therapy and support to children, families and groups affected by child sexual abuse, regardless of means
  • Caring for Carers Centre – Together with the national umbrella organisation of Caring for Carers Ireland is actively involved in supporting Family Carers through liaison with state and voluntary bodies involved in community care
  • Citizens advice - Provides information on public services and entitlements in Ireland
  • Console – Is available to anyone who is in suicidal crisis, to anyone who is concerned for someone else who may be in suicidal crisis, and for those who have been bereaved by suicide
  • Cura – Offers counselling support to people who need help with crisis or unplanned pregnancy
  • Deaf Community Centre Limerick –  (DCC) aims to promote participation of the Deaf community in education, community, social and cultural activities, with Irish Sign Language (ISL) as the main language of communication
  • DeafHear – Services of Deaf and Hard of Hearing people
  • Doras Luimní – An independent, non-profit, non-governmental organisation working to support and promote the rights of all migrants living in Limerick and the wider Mid-West region
  • Down Syndrome Limerick – Support families and individuals with Down Syndrome throughout their life, through a range of Social, Education and Development activities
  • Enable Ireland Limerick – Works to enable people with physical disabilities to achieve maximum independence, choice and inclusion in their communities
  • Epilepsy Ireland – Aims to improve the quality of life of people with epilepsy in Ireland
  • Focus Ireland – Work with people who are homeless or are at risk of losing their homes across Ireland
  • Gender, Culture & Society @ UL -an interdisciplinary field of study and at UL, offering challenging courses addressing the intersections of gender, ‘race’, class, age, ability and sexuality in society, popular culture, literature, history and politics
  • GOSHHWorking in the area of sexual health promotion, LBGT and HIV prevention and support
  • GROW – Their mission is to nurture mental health, personal growth, prevention and full recovery from all kinds of mental illness
  • Headway Ireland – Bringing positive change in the lives of those affected by Acquired Brain Injury
  • ISPCC – Service delivery and advocacy on behalf of children
  • Le Cheile Mentoring Project – Provides a Mentoring service to children and young people aged 12-18 years engaged in young persons probation
  • Midwest Simon Community – Reaches out to people who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or experiencing housing difficulties
  • MyMind – A sustainable model of community based and online mental health services that are accessible and affordable to everyone
  • Novas Initiatives – Works with single adults, families and children who are disadvantaged and socially excluded; primarily those who are homeless or at risk of being homeless
  • Out in UL - A Society of the University of Limerick. They tackle any homophobia in UL, and bring a fun and safe place to any LGBTQ students into the college 
  • Pieta House Midwest – Provides a specialised treatment programme for people who have suicidal ideation or who participate in self-harming behaviour
  • Rathfredagh Cheshire Home – Provides a range of support services to people with both physical and neurological conditions in their homes, in residential centres, in supported accommodation and in stand alone respite facilities
  • Rape Crisis Midwest – Provides a range of free support services to all survivors of sexual violence
  • RehabCare – An independent international group of charities and public benefit companies which work towards a world where every person has the opportunity to achieve their potential
  • The Alzheimer Society of Ireland – Providing dementia specific services and supports and advocating for the rights and needs of all people living with dementia and their carers
  • The Samaritans – A facility where people can talk to someone if they need to, round the clock, every single day of the year
  • Limerick Youth Service – They work with over 3,000 young people annually in providing a diverse range of educational, social, training and personal development programmes