Advocacy Services

Advocacy Support

An advocate can help you give your feedback. If you have a complaint and would like to avail of advocacy services, you can contact one of the following:

Contact Details: Advocacy Groups
Advocacy Group Phone / Email Contact and relevant information Address
Patient Advocacy Service

Phone: 0818 293 003


The Patient Advocacy Service provides is a free, independent and confidential Advocacy Service for users of Public Acute Hospitals. The service can support you to make a complaint about the care you have experienced in a public acute hospital - further details on  

Level 3 Marshalsea Court, 22/23 Merchants Quay, Dublin D08 N8VC 

National Advocacy Service
National Advocacy Service for people with disabilities

Phone: 0761 07 3000


The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities provides an independent, confidential and free, representative advocacy service for the person using the service. The service is funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board. Further details on Level 3 Marshalsea Court, 22/23 Merchants Quay, Dublin D08 N8VC 

Citizens Information Board (formerly Comhairle)

Phone: 0761 07 9000

Fax: (01) 605 9099 or

Nationwide locations as per website.

Citizens Information Board
Georges Quay House,
43 Townsend St
Dublin 2, D02 VK65

Inclusion Ireland


Phone: 01 855 9891



Inclusion Ireland is a national organisation advocating for the rights of people with an intellectual disability and their families. 

Unit C2,
The Steelworks,
Foley St,
Dublin 1

Irish patients

Phone: 087 659 4183


Providing Independent Patient Advocacy since 1995.

Diabetes Ireland 
(Diabetes Federation of Ireland)
Charity Reg: CHY 6906

Phone: 01 8428118


Mon to Fri 9am-1pm and 2-5pm

19 Northwood House,
Northwood Business Campus,
Dublin 9, D09DH30

International Human Rights and Equality Commission

LoCall: 1 890 245545
Phone: +353 1 8589601

Opening hours are Monday – Friday
9.00 – 13.00
14.00 – 17.00
16 – 22 Green Street
Dublin 7,
D07 CR20 
Irish Advocacy Network

Phone: 01 547 0510 


Irish Advocacy Network Ltd, 1st Floor
The Tannery Building,
53 – 56 Cork Street,
Dublin 8,
D08 X31R.
Irish Cancer Society

Cancer Nurseline: 

Freephone 1800 200 700 (Mon-Fri 9-5)

General enquiries: 01-2310500

Cork office: 021-484 0597

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Irish Cancer Society
43/45 Northumberland Road
D04 VX65


Irish Cancer Society
Lawley House,
Monahan Road,
Cork City, 
T12 N6PY

Irish Heart Foundation

Phone: 01 668 5001


Opening hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Irish Heart Foundation 

17-19 Rathmines Road Lower

Dublin 6


Mental Health Ireland

Phone: 01 284 1166


09:00 - 17:00 Monday-Friday

Mental Health Ireland
1-4 Adelaide Road,
Co. Dublin,
A96 CH52

SAGE Advocacy

Phone: 01 5367330


09:00 - 18:00 Monday-Friday

Sage Advocacy provides support and advocacy services, free of charge, nationwide specifically for older people, vulnerable adults and healthcare patients.

Advocates are independent and can act as the voice for a person who may require support.

24/26 Ormond Quay Upper,

Dignity4Patients Tel: 041 984 3730 10am to 4pm Monday to Wednesday N/A

Telephone 094-902-5105 :

Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm



Phone: 021 439 55 88


Polish community services centre for drug and alcohol issues and advice in relation to mental health and counselling.

Together-Razem Centre,
Unit 2A, Kilnap Business Park,
Old Mallow Rd,

Phone: 01 878 0255


Non-governmental organisation for the promotion and realisation of Travellers Human Rights.

46 North Great Charles St.,
Dublin 1

Phone: 01 855 2111


Community development organisation, working to tackle inequalities among ethnic minority communities.

19 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1

Cork Advocacy Service (CAS)


Cork - (021) 466 6180

Limerick - (085) 862 6844

Kerry - (087) 772 8089

Cork Advocacy Service For Social Health & Education Projects

A Community-based Well-being and Development Project

The Social and Health Education Project (SHEP),
Village Chambers,
The Village Centre,
Station Road,
Ballincollig, Co.Cork.


Tel: (046) 9557766

Third Age, Summerhill, Co. Meath, Ireland, A83 PW94

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