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OUTREACH CLINICS

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

SPECIALIST CLINICS

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

LOCAL DIRECTORY

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

ROOM FOR HIRE

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

 

 

WELCOME TO LONGFORD CIC

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.

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Co. Longford Citizens Information Service

Retirement Programme 2014

(Free to participants)

Make The Rest of Your Life – The Best of Your Life! 

From 8pm-10pm every Wednesday night commencing September 17th 2014 

ETB, Battery Road, Longford.

Modules Include:

 

  • Planning & Lifestyle Changes
  • State Pensions & Other Entitlements
  • Finance/Tax
  • Legal Matters & Wills
  • Health
  • Options in Retirement

 

Aimed at anyone in our community who has recently retired or who is considering retiring incl. PAYE workers, farmers, homemakers, social welfare recipients, unemployed, disabled or self-employed

30 Places - Don’t Miss Out - Register Now!

To book: Contact Co. Longford Citizens Information Service on 0761 07 5890 or call into our office on Level 1, Longford Shopping Centre, Longford.

 

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 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

www.losingyourjob.ie

www.keepingyourhome.ie

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

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.

Location

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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SEND US YOUR QUERY

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

OPENING TIMES

Monday - Friday

Office Hours:

9.30 am - 4.00 pm

Telephone Service:

9.30 am - 5.00 pm

 

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