Contacts for Irish people

Aisling Project

Address
93b Agar Grove London NW1 9UE
Website
www.aisling.org.uk
Phone
020 7485 7030
Details
Independent charity organising trips to Ireland for Irish people who are homeless, isolated, vulnerable or alone.
Location
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An Caislean Hostel

Address
18 Quex Road London NW6 4PS
Website
www.irishcentrehousing.org
Phone
020 7372 6633 (Conway House office)
Fax
020 7372 6633
Details
Mid-term stay hostel.
Location
View location map for NW6 4PS
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Conway House

Address
350-354, Seven Sisters Road London N4 2PG
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.irishcentrehousing.org
Phone
020 8800 7100
Fax
020 8800 7100
Details
Men's hostel.
Location
View location map for N4 2PG
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Drug and Alcohol Support Service

Address
London Irish Centre Murray Street London NW1 9XB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.londonirishcentre.org/
Phone
020 7916 2222
Fax
020 7916 2638
Details

Alcohol and drug free social club. active service user participation using the star model approved by Camden. Learning opportunities. Advice on health. Signpost to advice on welfare benefits service available in London Irish Centre. Sandwiches and tea/coffee. Board games, quizzes, guest speakers as requested by members.

Open
Wed 6.00pm-9.30pm, Sun 5pm-8pm.
Location
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ICAP

Address
96 Moray Road London N4 3LA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.icap.org.uk
Phone
020 7272 7906
Fax
020 7272 6920
Details
National counselling service using qualified, accredited psychotherapists. Once weekly counselling and psychotherapy, also group support work.
Open
Mon-Thu 9am-8pm, Fri 9am-4pm.
Location
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Innisfree Housing Association

Address
190 Iverson Road London NW6 2HL
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.innisfree.org.uk
Phone
020 7625 1818
Fax
020 7328 9943
Details
Permanent family housing, a sheltered house and 7 shared supported houses (including schemes specialising in either single homeless or alcohol). Primarily for Irish people. Referrals for permanent accommodation through Camden Council Home Connections. The shared supported accommodation is for Brent and Ealing only.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-1pm, 2pm-5pm.
Location
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Irish Centre Housing Limited

Address
1 Holmes Road London NW5 3AA
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.irishcentrehousing.org
Phone
020 7485 8889
Fax
020 7485 3137
Details
A supported housing provider, with over 450 units of accommodation in the the London boroughs of Camden, Brent, Islington, Westminster and also Hertsmere. 181 units in Camden. Run An Caislean Hostel, Hackett House and Conway House.
Open
Mon-Fri 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5.30pm.
Location
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Irish Chaplaincy in Britain

Address
50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.irishchaplaincy.org.uk
Phone
020 7482 5528
Fax
020 7482 4815
Details
Support and services for excluded, vulnerable and isolated Irish emigrants in Britain. Work with welfare advice agencies, local authorities, churches and other organisations. Projects include the Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas, Traveller Equality Project, and Irish Chaplaincy Seniors. Volunteer outreach opportunities as befrienders, prison visitors, office support, trustees.
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Mass on First Fridays at 12 noon.
Location
View location map for NW1 9XB
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas

Address
52 Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.irishchaplaincy.org.uk
Phone
020 7482 5528
Details
Information, support and advocacy for Irish nationals who are in prison in Britain. Support for their families. Volunteer opportunities as caseworkers and prison visitors (for prisons outside of London).
Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Irish Elderly Advice Network

Address
London Irish Centre 50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.irisheldersadvice.org.uk/
Phone
020 7428 0471
Fax
020 7428 0519
Details

Provides advice, support and information for elderly Irish people in Camden, and offers support to Irish pensioners clubs and groups. Runs a Good Neighbour Scheme and holds a benefits/rights surgery for Irish pensioners in Kilburn at the Hall of the Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Quex Road, NW6, Wed 11.30am-2pm.

Location
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Irish Survivors Advice and Support Network

Address
293-299, Kentish Town Road London NW5 2TJ
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.irishsurvivorsuk.org.uk
Phone
020 7267 9997
Details
Irish Survivors is the term given to former residents of Irish institutions run by religious congregations in the Republic of Ireland, where children were placed up to the age of 16. They are described as survivors because most of them experienced some form of neglect or abuse, and as a consequence suffered trauma.
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London Irish Centre Advice and Outreach Service

Address
50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Website
www.londonirishcentre.org/services/?id=1
Phone
020 7428 2072
Details

Information, one-off advice, and casework are offered in relation to welfare benefits, housing, priority debt, access to healthcare and supported accommodation, returning to/moving from Ireland, Irish state pensions, and Irish passport and birth certificate applications.

Location
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

London Irish Centre Arts and Culture

Address
50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Website
www.londonirishcentre.org
Phone
0207 428 2073
Details

The London Irish Centre run the biggest programme of Irish cultural, community and social events in Britain.

We host gigs, large festivals, music schools, Irish dance events, language lessons, book clubs, spoken word events, exhibitions as well as, manage our latest project, The London Irish Library.

The Arts and Culture team welcome partnerships on projects and support a host of different Irish cultural groups.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
View location map for NW1 9XB
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

London Irish Centre Befriending Service

Address
50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.londonirishcentre.org/support-us/?id=26
Phone
020 7916 2222
Details

Befriending Service for Irish people 55+ in Camden, Islington and Brent.  Volunteers visit and befriend people in their own homes for a minimum of 1 hour a week and help with small tasks, such as reading aloud, accompanying people for walks etc. Volunteers are matched with people who fulfil the services criteria.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
View location map for NW1 9XB
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

London Irish Centre Camden

Address
50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.londonirishcentre.org
Phone
020 7916 2222
Details

Provides culturally sensitive support services to Irish people. Day centre provides luncheon club for pensioners. Facilities for hire for social, cultural and training activities. Projects include elders outreach, befriending, and volunteering. The Advice and Outreach  Service provides advice on welfare rights. housing/homelessness, priority debt, access to healthcare and supported accommodation, returning to/moving from Ireland, Irish state pensions, Irish passport and birth certificate applications.

Location
View location map for NW1 9XB
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

London Irish Centre Missing Persons Service

Address
50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Website
www.londonirishcentre.org/support-us/?id=26
Phone
020 7916 2222
Details

The London Irish Centre Missing Persons Service searches for a missing person using the records of Health and Social Care services. These are checked against the details provided to us by the family member. 

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
View location map for NW1 9XB
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

London Irish Centre Volunteer Service

Address
50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.londonirishcentre.org/support-us/?id=26
Phone
020 7916 2222
Details

Offer a varied range of volunteer opportunities including befriending an older person, helping out in the lunch club, supporting our Irish Library and helping to organise arts events. Volunteers help out across the organisation within culture and welfare departments in 30+ roles.

Open
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Location
View location map for NW1 9XB
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

London Irish Centre's Day Centre

Address
London Irish Centre Camden 50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Website
www.londonirishcentre.org/services/?id=3
Phone
020 7428 2094
Details

Provides home-made meals on Mon/Wed/Fri from 11.00 am. Activities include quizzes, bingo, seated exercises and tea dances. We also run day trips, holidays and seasonal events. The main remit of the day centre is to provide social opportunities for those who are at risk of isolation.

Open
Mon, Wed, Fri 11am?4pm.
Location
View location map for NW1 9XB
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

London Irish Theatre

Address
50-52, Camden Square London NW1 9XB
Website
www.irish-theatre.com/
Phone
07981 851554
Location
View location map for NW1 9XB
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

London Irish Womens Centre

Website
www.liwc.co.uk
Phone
020 7249 7318
Details

Offers advice, information and counselling to women of Irish birth and descent. Based in Stoke Newington. (The details shown here were taken from the organisation's website).

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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Pascal Theatre Company

Address
Flat 35 Flaxman Court Flaxman Terrace London WC1H 9AR
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.pascal-theatre.com
Phone
020 7383 0920
Details

Provide drama workshops for 5-12 year olds. Also help unemployed people find work using drama techniques to improve confidence and self-presentation. Work on large scale installations and educational projects and are completing one funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund called The Secret Listeners. Produce new plays with an emphasis on Irish, Jewish and Black communities and women's writing. Multilingual touring company. They have 30-35 volunteers in a year. They are currently offering free children's drama classes at St Pancras Community Centre once a week, funded by BBC Children In Need.

Open
Mon-Fri. Depends on activities in various centres.
Location
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Tara Irish Pensioners Club

Address
Flat 171 Denton Malden Crescent London NW1 8BP
Phone
020 7485 0188
Details
Social club for Irish pensioners. Tea, keep fit, bingo, raffles, parties and outings.
Open
Meets Thu 2pm-4pm.
Location
View location map for NW1 8BP
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

West Hampstead Womens Centre

Address
The Old Library 26-30, Cotleigh Road London NW6 2NP
Email
Send an enquiry
Website
www.whwc.org.uk
Phone
020 7328 7389
Fax
020 7624 8952
Details
Centre that provides information, advice and support for women in all communities living in Camden. The daily drop-in crisis intervention service provides immediate support to women with problems concerning domestic violence, advice on healthy living, claiming benefits, reducing debt, fuel poverty, homelessness and housing issues. Also provide culturally specific Somali, Irish and Asian women?s groups. Weekly services include pilates, aromatherapy massage, nurse, sewing and crafts classes, educational gardening sessions, ESOL classes. The centre holds a monthly women's cancer support group and runs a volunteer development programme. The Centre provides support for women in a caring and supportive environment.
Open
Mon?Fri 9.30am?5pm. Rooms for hire until 11pm.
Location
View location map for NW6 2NP
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Information taken from Cindex local information database

Wolfe Tone Society

Address
London WC1N 3XX
Email
Send an enquiry
Phone
07956 919871
Details
Works to support freedom, justice and peace in Ireland, for those in England.
Open
Meet 1st Wed of the month at 7pm.
Location
View location map for NW1 9XB
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Information taken from Cindex local information database
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