Supports for Older People

Published on April 1, 2021

Senior Line:
If you are an older person and would like someone to talk to, particularly since Covid-19,
consider phoning SeniorLine. We are Ireland’s national confidential service for older people.
We are open every day of the year from 10am-10pm. We are older people too, trained to listen
and support. We would love to hear from you. Freefone 1800 80 45 91

Alone manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have
concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where
necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.

The Irish Hospice Foundation – National Freephone Service:
Have you been impacted by a bereavement during COVID-19? Are you finding it difficult to cope
with a bereavement at this time? Would it help to talk to someone in confidence about your
loss? The Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line is a national freephone service –
1800 80 70 77 Available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday.