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We provide Outreach Information Clinics at a number of locations in County Longford... learn more about Outreach


We hold specialist clinics offering legal advice, support for hard of hearing, foreign nationals ..learn more about Specialist Clinics


We have a comprehensive online directory of community, voluntary and statutory organisactions in Co Longford... view local directory


room for hire in longford townWe have a fully equipped meeting/training room for hire in Longford town centre.




County Longford CIS provides free, quality, confidential, up-to-date information, advice, and advocacy services to all in relation to their civil and social rights, entitlements and the social services that exist to support them.

Latest News

Longford CIC Are Holding A Free Pension Advice Week 18th - 22nd August 2014

* Are you age 50 or over and have you considered your State Pension?

* What will the qualifying age for the State Pension be when you retire?

* Have you checked your Social Insurance Record?

* Will you have an entitlement to a State Pension in retirement?

* Did you ever work and pay Social Insurance abroad?

* How much will you and your spouse/partner receive?

* How will a private or occupational pension affect your State Pension?

A state pensions expert will be in attendance on
the 18th, 19th & 20th August at 10am and 2pm to give a
1 hour long presentation and to answer any questions you may have.

Contact our local office on 0761 075890 to book your place
or call in person to Level 1, Longford Shopping Centre.


Co. Longford CIS has been allocated the European Foundation of Quality Management GOLD STAR AWARD on 18th November 2013

Recognition for this is attributed to all Core; Community Employment; Volunteer Staff and the Board of Management.

The Service was accessed under the following headings
1. Customer Service Direction
2. Customer Service Culture
3. Customer Service Delivery
4. Created Value and Business Impact

Information on Losing Your Job and Keeping Your Home



General information

Are you leaving Ireland for Europe?

Longford Citizens Information Service has compiled an information pack for individuals who are planning on leaving Ireland to live and work in Europe. For further information please click on:

Leaving Ireland-English

Leaving Ireland-Latvian

Leaving Ireland-Slovakian

Leaving Ireland-Polish


MESA provides a Supported Employment Programme for people with Disabilities in the Midlands.

We provide a service to people with a mental, physical, sensory or intellectual disability in the midlands, and are supported by FAS, to access mainstream employment both full and part time depending on individual choice and ability. Our details are Midland Employment Support Agency www.mesa4.com

Cross Care Migrant Project

  • Cross Care Migrant Project has published a series of books aimed at helping people who plan to relocate to Canada, Australia, the USA and the UK.

If you are planning to relocate to one of the countries mentioned above, the books will provide basic information which will help you on your way. They are free of charge and available at Longford CIC.

Citizens Information Board Publications

  • Employment Rights Explained
  • Entitlements for over Sixties
  • Information for Parents of Children with a Disability
  • Entitlements for children with disabilities
  • Bereavement

Free of charge and available at Longford CIC.

INOU - The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed

Published 20th edition of its WORKING FOR WORK. This booklet provides information on welfare, work, education and training options for unemployed people. It provides information on:

  • Social Welfare payments
  • looking for work procedures
  • employment schemes
  • taxation
  • trainings and courses
  • organisations

A limited number are available and Free of charge at Longford CIC.

Migrant Information Clinic

To facilitate the large foreign national community in Longford in accessing their rights and entitlements, Co. Longford Citizens Information Service holds the following Information Services on Tuesday's from 10am - 12.30pm to 14.00pm – 16.00pm:

Slovenska Poradna-Slovakian Clinic

Poradnia Polska-Polish Clinic

Latvieshu Valoda-Latvian Clinic

Informacija ir vertimas Lietuviskai-Information services in Lithuanian

Russian Clinic

Know Your Rights

Check out this months Know Your Rights as seen in local newspapers listing information on four current topics.


We are located on Level one of the Longford Shopping Centre in Longford. We also provide Outreach Clinics throughout the County.

Longford Citizens Information Services Ltd is funded and supported by:

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Please email us with any queries we can help you with.


Monday - Friday

Office Hours:

9.30 am - 4.00 pm

Telephone Service:

9.30 am - 5.00 pm



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