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Some things we can help you with

Returning to Ireland

  • Information and support to get help if you are being repatriated or deported back to Ireland
  • Housing advice and support to get help from other services, like local authorities (including specialist support if you are sleeping rough)
  • Support with accessing social welfare payments and understanding your entitlements
  • Appealing social welfare refusals, especially due to the Habitual Residence Condition (HRC)
  • Accessing health related supports including Health Service Executive (HSE)-issued medical and General Practitioner (GP) visit cards
  • Specialist immigration advice on returning with non-Irish family
  • Webinars and useful online resources to help you plan your move back home

Living abroad

  • What to do if you need help abroad
  • Minding your mental health and dealing with homesickness
  • Irish emigrant support organisations and resources abroad
  • Applying for your State Pension from overseas

Preparing to move abroad

  • Pre-departure information and preparation advice
  • Information on working holiday options for Irish citizens
  • Connecting you for Irish diaspora support organisations around the world

Find Us:

Crosscare Irish Diaspora Support Project
2 St Mary’s Place North
Dublin 7
D07 Y768

Phone: +353 (0)1 891 3050
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

From the General Post Office (GPO) on O’Connell Street, walk north towards the Garden of Remembrance. Turn left at Parnell Square North, then turn right onto Granby Row. Cross Dorset Street Upper onto St Mary’s Place North. Our office is to the right of the Black Church / St Mary’s Chapel of Ease, to the left of St Mary’s Primary School.

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