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Carers and Relatives

In this section, you'll find information for carers and relatives, such as supports and training for carers, carers allowance, community welfare services.

Information for Carers - information on the types of supports that are available 

Carer's Allowance - who is eligible for this allowance, how to apply

Support Organisations - Organisations that provide supports and services including helplines, drop-in centres and training

Community Welfare Services - explains what the Community Welfare Officer does and how you can contact them

Bereavement Counselling - Support for people who have lost a family member or loved one

Community Support for Older People- find out how to apply for and access help with personal security

Protecting Older People from Abuse - details of the HSE's services to protect older people who may be at risk of being abused or who have experienced abuse

Family Carers Ireland - provides a range of services and supports to family carers