Important Numbers and Helplines

Here you will find many links to important websites. You will also find links and numbers to many helplines.

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.


Parish Centre,
Station Road,
Co Kildare
045 431695

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous


Bereavement and Loss


supporting and helping people bereaved through suicide 1800 201890

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


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


Caragh Church
045 875 602


Caragh Parish Office

Telephone: 045 – 875602  Email:

Child -Youth-Family Services


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


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


Barnardos supports children and families through providing a number of direct family support services located throughout the country 1850 222300


support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent 1890 927277


Cill Mhuire
045 432 286


St Vincent de Paul Society


Money Advice & Budgeting Services

1800 283438 Kilcock, Co. Kildare – 01 6284466 Newbridge, Co. Kildare – 045 435558
Carlow Town, Co. Carlow – 059 9140977
Portlaoise, Co Laois – 057 8661727

It’s Your Money

Independent information on financial products and services to help you make financial decisions

Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous


Health issues Contact

Age Action

Age Action Ireland is the national independent organisation on ageing and older people 01 4756989

Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Offering direct access to practical information and emotional support for people with dementia, their carers, families and friends 1800 341341


Support for people affected by eating disorders. 1890 200444

Carers Association of Ireland

1800 240724


Offers support and help to those who are faced with a crisis pregnancy 1850 622626

Irish Cancer Society

1800 200700

Irish Patients Association

01 2722555


Works with carers, families and individuals affected by Acquired Brain Injury. Helpline number 1890 200 278 Helpline Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm 2pm – 5pm.

Mental Health Ireland

Promoting positive mental health and actively supporting persons with a mental illness, their families and carers


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)
Laois Area: 057/8678236 (Office Hours)
Offaly Area: 057/9322488 (Office Hours)

HSE Family and Children Services

HSE Children and Family Services
Carlow Area:

Kilkenny Area:

Kildare/ West Wicklow:

Laois Area:

Offaly Area:

059 9136587

056 7784057
056 7784532

045 873200
045 882400

057 8692567
057 8692568

057 9370700

ISPCC Childline

Listening to children 24 hrs a day.

Tel: 1800 666666

or Text TALK 50101


Contact KDOC

1890 599 362

Out of hours times:

  • 18.00 to 09.00 – Monday to Friday
  • All day Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays

Before you call K Doc, please have the following details to hand:

  • The name of your GP
  • Your medical card number if appropriate
  • What is the medical problem ?
  • How long is it going on ?
  • How severe is it, and is it getting worse ?
  • Is the patient on other medication (if so, what is it) ?
  • Have they any other long standing medical problems ?

Kildare Fire Service

Kildare Fire Service

Kildare Fire Service, , Central Fire Station, , Newbridge, , Co. Kildare

T: 045 431370

Newbridge and Kildare samaritans

If something’s troubling you, get in touch:

Telephone our branch:

045 435299 (local call charges apply)

National telephone:

116 123 (this number is free to call)

Email Samaritans:

(UK and ROI)

Visit our branch:

Samaritans Newbridge3 McElwain TerraceNewbridgeCounty Kildare

Usual hours open to receive callers at the door:

11:00am – 9:30pm

Facilities for visitors with disabilities:

Wheelchair accessible

Newbridge Garda Station

Newbridge Garda Station

Newbridge Garda Station is located on Main Street, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. It is open 24 hours.

Garda Síochaná

Newbridge Garda Station
Main Street
Co. Kildare

T: (045) 431 212

Newbridge Parish office

Newbridge Parish Office

Newbridge Parish consists of three churches which serve the Catholic community of Newbridge. The Parish Center is located on Station Road in Newbridge and offers a wide range of services.

Community Centres

Newbridge Parish Center
Station Road
Co. Kildare

T: (045) 431 394


Priest on call phone 087 255 4908

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.

National Office for Suicide Prevention

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.

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.

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