Below are links to some of the main organisations that deal with money matters and consumer issues in Ireland, the UK and elsewhere.
Click on the relevant title to visit the organisation's website.
www.secad.ie (South & East Cork Area Development)
SECAD provides employment supports to individuals and groups who are seeking employment, education or training.
Age Action Ireland
Age Action provides services including Care and Repair, computer training and information, and also campaigns for older people at a national level.
This site provides information on public services and entitlements in Ireland.
Getting Back to Work
This site provides public service information for those who are currently unemployed or are becoming unemployed in Ireland.
Keep Your Home – provided by Mabs
This sites aims to provide comprehensive information on the services and entitlements available if you are having difficulties paying your rent or making your mortgage repayments.
The OSS Cork provides services to men and women who have experienced or are currently experiencing domestic violence. It provides a free and confidential service that includes: Information; Support; Referral; Advocacy; and Accompaniment tailored to the needs and requirements of each person who contacts the Centre by walk-in and/or appointment.
A Web source supporting unemployed people.
Cork County Council
Useful Information for Cork County related issues including social housing and public works information.
Cork County Childcare
This site is packed with information so whether you’re a parent, working with children, interested in a childcare career or just browsing, this is the place for you!
A wide, useful range of information and advice relating to housing, homelessness, your rights as a tenant or landlord, how your landlord can and cannot end your tenancy, rules around rent increases and much more. Threshold also offer over the phone information and have an advocacy service to help individuals and families with tenancy related problems. Freephone 1800 454 454 for the information helpline.
Intreo is a new service from the Department of Social Protection. Intreo is a single point of contact for all employment and income supports.
Free, confidential, independent and non-judgmental service for people in debt, or in danger of getting into debt, in Ireland.
A useful source of information and links to national organisations and websites dealing with all aspects of health and well-being.
Lighting the Way- East Cork
An information resource to support people who are bereaved through suicide.
Your Mental Health
Find advice, information and tips on how to mind your mental health on this useful website as well as contact details for support services and organisations.