National Freephone Careline

Careline hours are 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 12pm on Saturday.

Since 2016, the Samaritans have kindly taken calls from family carers who wish to speak to someone outside of these hours.

1800 24 07 24

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Family Carers Ireland offers a confidential, friendly and supportive National Freephone Careline on 1800 24 07 24.

Our experienced and trained staff and volunteers listen to the concerns of callers and offer practical information, advice and referrals on a range of topics including:

 Carer’s Allowance

 Carer’s Benefit

 Carer’s Support Grant

 Family Carers Ireland services including counselling, respite and training

 Carer Support Groups

 Membership of Family Carers Ireland

 Supports available from your local authority, HSE and Department of Social Protection & Employment Affairs

National Freephone Careline