WELCOME TO LONGFORD CIC
County Longford CIS provides independent, free, quality, confidential, up-to-date
information, advice, and advocacy services
to the public on their civil
and social rights, entitlements and the social services that exist to support
Latest News - last updated 25th November 2015
Services of the Longford Citizens Information Pensions - State Pensions (Contributory and Non-Contributory)
- State Pensions (Contributory and Non-Contributory)
- Fair Deal - Nursing Home Support Scheme - NEW SERVICE
- IRIS - Irish Remote Interpreting Service - NEW SERVICE
- FLAC - Free Legal Advice Clinic
- CAVA - Chartered Accountants Voluntary Advice
* By Appointment Only
- Immigration - Interpreters (Polish, Latvian, Russian, Lithuanian, Slovakia) Every Tuesday
* No Appointment Required
Accessing Healthcare Abroad under CBD
The CBD allows for patients that are normally resident in Ireland and availing of public health services to be referred to and avail of healthcare funded publicly in Ireland in another EU/EEA member state or Switzerland. It will be a matter for the patient and his/her referring doctor to identify the clinician abroad and satisfy him/herself in relation to the qualifications, quality and safety of the services being availed of in the other jurisdiction. Funding will only be reimbursed for healthcare that is publicly funded and available in Ireland and which is not contrary to Irish legislation. Reimbursement will be made in line with published reimbursement rates available from the NCP.
For further information contact our website www.citizensinformation.ie or email crossborderdirective@hse. or make contact by telephone on 01 620 1668
Co. Longford CIS has been allocated the European Foundation of Quality Management GOLD STAR AWARD on 18th
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
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:
MESA provides a Supported Employment Programme for people with Disabilities in the Midlands.
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
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
- Trainings and courses
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
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: