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Local and Universal Church


Prayer, Pilgrimage, Retreat [Our Lady of Bethlehem Abbey, Portglenone, Order of Cistercians] [Order of Preachers – Dominicans]


Support -

ACCORD – [Marriage preparation and counselling service]

Age Concern –

Alcoholics Anonymous –

Al-ateen –

Alzheimer’s Society –

Cancer care –

Childline –

Citizens Advice Bureaux [CAB] –

Cruse Bereavement Care –

CURA - [ CURA offers counselling support to women, men and families who need help with crisis or unplanned pregnancy, as well as support to parents of new born babies]

Depaul Ireland – [Support for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness]

FASA [Forum for Action on Substance Abuse] –

Hearing loss – [Action on Hearing Loss] –

IBDI [Irish Bishops’ Drugs Initiative] –

Lifeline –

Lighthouse – [Support for those bereaved through suicide or other sudden death]

Mind Wise –

Newington Credit Union –

Newington Day Centre -

Newington Housing Association –

PTAA [Pioneer Total Abstinence Association] – and

PIPS [Public Initiative for the Prevention of Suicide] –

Rosemount House –

Royal National Institute for Blind People [RNIB] –

Samaritans – [Available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts]

SPRED – - SPRED [special religious Development] enables people with learning difficulties to take their rightful place in the life of our Church

St Joseph’s Centre for Deaf People – www.dioceseofdownandconnor

St. Vincent de Paul Society [SVP] –