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UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees)

The primary purpose of UNHCR is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State with the option to return home voluntarily integrate locally or to re-settle to a third country. It works to ensure that basic human right of refugees will be respected and also that they will not be returned involuntarily to a country where they face persecution.

You can contact UNHCR by:
E-mail: Tel: (01) 6314510 Web:

IOM (International Organization for Migration)

IOM was established in 1951 and is the leading inter-governmental organisation in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental partners. IOM works to help ensure the orderly and humane management of migration, to promote international co-operation on migration problems and to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants in need, including refugees and internally displace people.

You can contact IOM by:

E-Mail: Tel: (01) 6760655 Web:

TIC (The Integration Centre)

The Integration Centre is a non-governmental organisation, with a network of over 250 affiliated organisations, which is committed to the integration and inclusion f people from immigrant backgrounds in Ireland. The centre specialises in planning and monitoring integration n a local and national level and, in tandem, providing an information and advocacy service to asylum-seekers, refugees and the migrant population. The Integration Centre offers a free, confidential and independent service to refugees applying for family reunification in Ireland.

You can contact TIC by:

E-Mail: Tel: (01) 6453070 Web:

NGO Organisations:

Crosscare Migrant Project:

1 Cathedral Street, Dublin 1, Ireland

Tel: + 353 (0)1 873 2844 Email:


Irish Refugee Council:

Second Floor, Ballast House, Aston Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland

Tel: + 353 1 764 5854 Email:


New Communities Partnership (NCP)

Head Office, 10 Cornmarket, Dublin 8,Ireland

Tel: +353 1 6713639 Email: Website:

Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC):

13 Lower Dorset Street, Dublin 1, Ireland

Tel: +353 1 8745690 Information & Referral Line: 1890 350 250 Website:

NASC (Immigrant Support centre):

Enterprise House,35 Mary Street,Cork, Ireland

Tel: +353 21 4317411 Email: Website:

Doras Luimni:

Mount St. Vincent, O’Connell Avenue, Limerick, Ireland

Tel: 061 310 328 Email: Website:

AKIDWA (Network of African and migrant women):

9B Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1, Ireland

Tel: +353 (1) 814 8582 Email: Website:

Immigrant Council of Ireland:

2 St Andrew Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

Tel: +353 1 674 0202 Email:



213 North Circular Road, Phibsboro, Dublin 7, Ireland

Tel: +353 (1) 8389664 Email: Website:

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland (MRCI):

55 Parnell Square West, Dublin 1

Tel: (1) 889 7570 Email: Website:

Volunteering Ireland:

18 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

Tel: (+353) 1 636 9446 Email:


Links to State Organisations:

Citizen’s Information:

Department of Justice & Equality:

Irish Naturalisation & Immigration Service (INIS):

Office of the refugee applications commissioner (ORAC):

Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB):

Department of Social Protection:

Reception & Integration Agency (RIA):

Refugee Legal Service (RLS):

Refugee Appeals Tribunal (RAT):