Useful Numbers

This is a list of recommended contacts that can offer further support with whatever you may be experiencing.

Essential Contacts:

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda:

Doctor on Call:

Drogheda Gardaí:

Heads Up:

041 983 7601

Text the word HeadsUp to 50424 to get information on where to go for help in a crisis sent directly to your mobile

1850 777 911

041 987 4200

Al-Anon Ireland

Provides understanding, strength and hope to anyone whose life is, or has been, affected by someone else's drinking.

Address: Al-anon Information Centre, Room 5, 5 Caple Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone: 01 8732699
Email: info@al-anon-ireland.org
Website: www.al-anon-ireland.org

 

Alzheimers Society of Ireland

A leading dementia specific service provider in Ireland.

National helpline: 1800 341 341
Address: Drogheda Support Group, St Laurence's Gate, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Phone: 041 9841311
Email: info@alzheimer.ie
Website: www.alzheimer.ie

 

Amen

A voluntary group providing a confidential helpline and support service, and information, for male victims of domestic abuse.

Address: St. Anne's Resource Centre, Railway Street, Navan, Co. Meath
Phone: 046 9023 718
Email: info@amen.ie
Website: www.amen.ie

 

Aware

Provides support for people with depression, bipolar disorder, postnatal depression or suicidal thoughts.

Helpline: 1890 303 302
Address: National Office, 72 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2.
Local meetings in St Peter’s Church of Ireland Parish Hall, Peter Street, Drogheda. Every Wednesday at 8pm, except 2nd Wednesday of each month.
Phone: 01-6617211 or 085 856 8204
Email: info@aware.ie
Website: www.aware.ie

 

BeLonG To

An organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) young people, aged between 14 and 23

Phone: 01 670 6223
Fax: 01 670 2619
Website: www.belongto.org

 

Call Care Ireland

Focuses on providing support programmes and addressing real issues affecting individuals’ wellbeing both in the workplace and in their personal lives.

Phone (24 hours): 1800 411 057 (for Teachers and Special Needs Assistants)
1800 409 673 (for all other Clients)
Website: www.carecallwellbeing.ie

 

Childline

A part of the ISPCC (The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children).

Phone (24 hours): 1800 666 666
Text support: Text the word ‘talk’ to 50101
Website: www.childline.ie

 

Citizens Information Centre

Provides information on public services and entitlements in Ireland.

Address: 1 Mayoralty Street, Drogheda, County Louth
Phone: Free Phone 0761 07 5940
Fax: 041 9834222
Email: drogheda@citinfo.ie
Website: www.centres.citizensinformation.ie/centre.php?cic=Drogheda+CIC

 

Cystic Fibrosis Association

Provides support and assistance to people with CF and their families.

Lo-call: 1890 311 211
Address: CF House, 24 Lower Rathmines Road, Dublin 6
Phone: 01 496 2433
Louth Branch Phone: 087-2398881 Gerard Fay
Fax: 01 496 2201
Email: info@cfireland.ie
Website: www.cfireland.ie

 

Drogheda & District Support 4 Older People

Provides support for the health, safety, well being and community involvement of older people residing in Drogheda and the surrounding area.

Free Phone: 1800 200 100
Address: Unit 7, The Haymarket, Drogheda, Co.Louth.
Phone: 041 9847763
Mobile: 086 37727777
Email: dds4op@eircom.net
Website: www.dds4op.com

 

Drogheda Louth Women’s Refuge

Offers a number of services to families who are being physically, emotionally, sexually or mentally abused in their own home.

Address: 7 William St, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Phone: 041 9844550
Website: www.droghedarefuge.org

 

Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre

Offers a supportive environment for people affected by cancer, providing counselling, education, information and support to cancer patients and their families.

Address: The Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre, Georges Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Phone: Phil Harford 041 9805100
Mobile: 086 8172473
Fax: 041 9805100
Email: services@gkcancersupport.com or phil@gkcancersupport.com
Website: www.gkcancersupport.com

 

GP Buddy

An online platform built by GPs for GPs. Employing a powerful search engine, GPBuddy.ie helps GPs find the medical professionals and services they require as quickly and as conveniently as possible.

Address: 89, Waterloo Road, Dublin 4
Phone: 086 8621090
Fax: 01 4455555
Email: support@gpbuddy.ie
Website: www.gpbuddy.ie

 

GROW

Is a Mental Health Organisation which helps people who have suffered, or are suffering, from mental health problems.

Infoline: 1890 474 474
Address: National Support Office - Apt. 6, Forrest Mews, Forrest Road, Swords, Co. Dublin
Phone: Contact Roseanna on 086 0547472 (north eastern support)
Email: info@grow.ie
Website: www.grow.ie

 

HeadsUp

Is a mental health promotion project which aims to contribute to suicide prevention efforts by providing timely, appropriate information and support to young people.

Address: HeadsUp, Roslyn Park, Beach Road, Sandymount, Dublin 4
Phone: 01 2057200 (switchboard) 01 2057326 direct line
Email: info@headsup.ie
Website: www.headsup.ie

 

Irish Wheelchair Association

Is the national organisation of people with limited mobility.

Address: Drogheda Resource and Outreach Centre, Unit 7 Mayoralty Street, Drogheda
Phone: 041 984 6614
Fax: 041 984 7668
Email: drogheda@iwa.ie
Website: www.iwa.ie

 

ISPCC

Supports and advocates on behalf of children and young people and provides 24 hour support services for children and young people through it’s Childline service.

Address: ISPCC Drogheda, Unit 15/4, Workspace Centre, Mayoralty Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Phone: 041 9833406
Fax: 041 9841449
Email: drogheda@ispcc.ie
Website: www.ispcc.ie

 

Lifestart Foundation

A charitable body offering the Growing Child — a parent-directed child-centred learning programme on child development delivered to parents of children aged from birth to five years of age.

Address: The Lifestyle Centre, Ballsgrove, Drogheda, Co Louth
Phone: 041 9842078
Fax: 041 9846011
Email: droghedalifestart@eircom.net
Website: www.lifestartfoundation.org

 

Rape Crisis Centre’s

Aim is to offer help and support to anyone who has experienced sexual violence of any kind

24-hour Helpline: 1 800 778 888
Address: 70 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2
Phone: 01 661 4911
Fax: 01 661 0873
Email: rcc@indigo.ie
Website: www.drcc.ie

 

Samaratans

Provides confidential emotional support 24/7 to those experiencing despair, distress or suicidal feelings.

Helpline: 1850 60 90 90
Address: 3 Leyland Place, Stockwell Street, Drogheda, Co Louth, Ireland
Phone: (041) 9843888
Email: jo@samaritans.org
Website: www.samaritans.org

 

Society of St. Vincent de Paul

A direct service non-profit organisation whose work primarily involves person-to-person contact with people who have a variety of needs. In addition to direct assistance, it tries to promote self-sufficiency, enabling people to help themselves.

Address: SVP North East Regional Office, 53/54 Trinity Street, Drogheda, Louth
Phone: 041 9873331 or 1800677777
Email: info@svpnortheast.ie
Website: www.svp.ie

 

St Josephs Homeless Aid

Aims to restore dignity and hope by providing care, support and shelter for homeless men, while encouraging self-development, independent living and ultimately resettlement.

Address: Karen Smyth, Director, Drogheda Homeless Aid Association Ltd., 35 North Strand, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Phone: 041 9834492
Mobile: 086 0829846
Fax: 041 9801800
Email: dha.karen@ymail.com
Website: www.dha.ie

 

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