Important and Emergency Numbers


If you have a problem and feel the need for a listening ear, why not take up the phone and contact someone who can help?  Perhaps some of the following contacts might be of help…


Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous

01-4538998 www.alcoholicsanonymous.ie

Alanon/Alateen

www.al-anon-ireland.org

Gamblers Anonymous

01-8721133  www.gamblersanonymous.ie

Narcotics Anonymous

01-6728000  www.naireland.org



An Garda Siochána

Baltinglass Garda Station,
Baltinglass,
Co. Wicklow.

Tel: +353 59 6482610

Fax: +353 59 6482613 (Public Office)

Fax: +353 59 6482614 (District Office)

Division: Wicklow

Baltinglass is in the Wicklow Division and in Baltinglass District.

District HQ: Baltinglass

District HQ Tel: +353 59 6482617

District Officer: Superintendent Thomas Mulligan

Divisional HQ: Bray

Divisional HQ Tel: +353 1 6665300

Divisional Officer: Chief Superintendent Thos. Conway



Aware

1890-303302     10am- 10pm 7 days a week Providing support and assistance to people whose lives are affected by depression. www.aware.ie



Bereavement and Loss

Console

supporting and helping people bereaved through suicide 1800 201890 www.console.ie

Kildare Suicide Bereavement Support

045-895629 and 086-8554852

Irish Sudden Infant Death Association

Offers support to families bereaved by Sudden Infant Death and others affected by it 1850 391391 www.iol.ie/~isidansr/home.htm

Rainbows

A peer-support programme to assist children, youth and adults who are grieving a death, separation or other painful transition in their family. Tel: 01-4734175  www.rainbowsireland.com


Connect

Connect is a free phone counselling service for any adult who has experienced abuse, trauma or neglect in childhood. The service is also available to partners or relatives of people with these experiences. With Connect you can talk in confidence with a trained counsellor who can listen or help with questions you have.

Connect is an out of hours service available Wednesday to Sunday, from 6-10pm.
To speak to a counsellor call: Freephone 1800 235 235
Website: www.connectcounselling.ie

Click on link to download – Services for adults abused in Institutions



Faoiseamh Helpline

Faoiseamh is an organisation which provides telephone counselling and a counselling and psychotherapy referral service for people who have been sexually, physically, or emotionally abused by priests or religious. Our aim is to ensure that the people who contact us receive the best possible help and support in dealing with the events of the past.

Free access to a helpline staffed by experienced Telephone Counsellors. This operates on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11.00 am – 8.00 pm, and on Fridays from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm.
Freephone 1800 331234 (Rep. of Ireland) and Freephone 0800 973272 (NI and UK).
Website: www.faoiseamh.com



Financial Concerns

St Vincent de Paul Society

01-8386990  www.svp.ie

Money Advice & Budgeting Services

1800 283438   www.mabs.ie
Newbridge, Co. Kildare – 045 435558     Carlow Town, Co. Carlow – 059 9140977

It’s Your Money

Independent information on financial products and services to help you make financial decisions www.itsyourmoney.ie


Health Service Executive (HSE)

Social Work & Child Protection Services can be contacted through your Local Health Office. Kildare/ West Wicklow Area: 045/882400 (Office Hours)

Carlow/Kilkenny Area: 059/9136587 (Office Hours)
Kildare/ West Wicklow Area: 045/882400 (Office Hours)



Marriage Support

Accord

Providing access to information and support, if you are preparing for marriage, seeking to enhance your existing couple and/or other relationships, looking for help with marriage and relationship difficulties:  Columba Centre, Maynooth 01 5053112;  www.accord.ie . Tel: Parish Centre, Newbridge 045 431695

St Catherine’s, Carlow 059 9138738



National Board – Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church, Ireland

Director: Mr. Ian Elliott.
Telephone: 01 505 3018. Fax: 01 5053026
Website: www.safeguarding.ie



National Counselling Service (NCS)

The HSE National Counselling Service (NCS) is for adults who were abused in childhood and was established in September 2000 in response to the recognition that a large number of adults had been abused as children while in care in State institutions in Ireland. The NCS offers confidential face to face counselling, free of charge, to adults who experienced physical, emotional, sexual abuse or neglect during childhood. Counselling is available at 60 locations throughout Ireland.

For an appointment at a location of your choice Freephone: 1800 235 234
More information at: www.hse-ncs.ie



Samaritans

1850-609090 (24 hours) jo@samaritans.org – providing confidential emotional support for people  experiencing feelings of distress /despair, including those which may lead to suicide.



Suicide Prevention

Turning the Tide of Suicide

Founded to raise awareness and funding to lower the suicide rates in Ireland through dedicated research, educational support and intervention in the problem of suicide in Ireland.  www.3ts.ie

National Office for Suicide Prevention

www.nosp.ie

Irish Association of Suicidology

The IAS set out to be a forum for all individuals and voluntary groups involved in any aspect of suicidology for the exchange of knowledge gained from differing perspectives and experiences.  www.ias.ie
Pieta House
Pieta House offers a specialised treatment programme for people who have suicidal ideation or who participate in self-harming behaviours. In particular, this centre targets people who have already attempted to take their lives – often the forgotten people. This service is free of charge, but donations are welcome. The specialized treatment programme offers a comprehensive service aimed at individuals and their families who are affected by:
·         Multiple suicidal attempts
·         Suicidal ideation
·         Continuous self-harming behaviours

Pieta House is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.00am – 8.00pm, Tuesdays, Fridays 9.00am – 5.00pm, Saturday 10am-2pm on Sunday on Call service 10.00am – 2.00pm

Please feel free to call us on (01) 601 00 00 to arrange an appointment or to find out more.  www.pieta.ie



Sunday, 4th August, 2013 @ 7p.m. BALTINGLASS CEMETERY MASS

PLEASE NOTE: For all vehicles there will be a one way system in operation. Access to the Cemetery by way of the junction at Eldon Bridge (Dublin road). Entry from Chapel Hill will be for pedestrians only.Parking in the Cemetery is only for people with a mobility problem. This parking is limited and will only be available up to 6.20p.m. so you are advised to come early to get a parking spot.For Health & Safety reasons entry to the Cemetery after 6.20p.m. will be for pedestrians only.
Local Gardaí will be on duty and have asked for your assistance so that everything can run smoothly.



The Parish Review Magazine 2013

The Communications Group of the Parish are gathering material – articles, photographs (old & recent) & advertisements for the Review Magazine at present. If you can supply us with any of this material, it would be much appreciated. If your business wishes to advertise in The Review, Email admin@baltinglassparish.ie



Young People/Family Support

Childline

Childline is 24-hour service for children and young people up to 18 years .  Tel:  1800 666666  www.childline.ie

Teenline

Sometimes we can let things pile on top of us, it can be hard to figure a way out,
talking may seem scary, but it helps when there’s someone there to really listen.
Who ever you are……. Wherever you are from…… What ever the problem…….
Contact Teenline Ireland free-phone 1800 833 634  www.teenline.ie

Barnardos

Barnardos supports children and families through providing a number of direct family support services located throughout the country  1850 222300  http://www.barnardos.ie/

Parentline

support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent  1890 927277
www.parentline.ie



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