Useful Contacts List

Food & Fuel Cost of Living Crisis Support

Armagh Foodbank

Food support in the Armagh area.

The Storehouse – Banbridge Community Foodbank and Bridge Pantry

Food support in the Banbridge area.

Dromore Foodbank Via Wings

Food support and social supermarket in the Dromore area.

Keady Outreach

Crisis support in the Keady area.

Craigavon Foodbank

Food support in the Craigavon area.

St Vincent de Paul 

Crisis support in Armagh, Keady, Lurgan, Portadown, Craigavon & Banbridge

The Salvation Army Lurgan

Crisis support in Lurgan.

The Salvation Army Portadown

Crisis support in Portadown.

Warm hub schemes

Heat, hot drink, chat.


Community Advice Armagh

Advice & Information including specialist debt advice across the ABC council area.

Community Advice Craigavon

Advice & Information including specialist debt advice across the ABC council area.

Advice NI

Free, independent help to access your rights and entitlements – welfare rights, tax and benefits, business and personal debt and European Union Settlement Scheme advice.

Law Centre NI

Legal charity providing advice on employment, immigration & social security law.

Housing Rights

Specialist housing advice including homelessness.

Step Change

Free confidential debt advice. Online support only in NI.

Emergency Contacts

Southern Area Out of Hours GP

Emergency medical advice - available after 6pm daily and weekends / public holidays.

Social Services Out of Hours Duty Social Worker 

Emergency social work response 5pm – 9pm and 24 hrs at weekends. 


Provides emotional support to anyone in distress struggling to cope or at risk of suicide.


24 hour support for those in distress or despair.


24/7 counselling support for children & young people.

The Rowan – Regional sexual assault referral centre

24 hour free phone helpline support for anyone who has been sexually abused, assaulted or raped.

Family Support

Womens Aid Armagh Down

Support and advice for women & children affected by domestic abuse or human trafficking.

Wave Trauma Support Centre Armagh

Support to people affected by the civil unrest in Northern Ireland irrespective of religious, cultural political belief. From 2020 Wave provide services for Survivors of historical institutional abuse (HIA).

Clanrye Group

Charity working with local communities including support for carers and families.

Parentline NI

Free, confidential helpline for parents and carers across NI.

Parenting NI

Support for parents & carers, freephone helpline counselling & parenting programmes.

Red Cross

Support for asylum seekers and refugees, tackling destitution & supporting integration.


Cuan Mhuire

24 hour alcohol & gambling helpline.


Homelessness, substance abuse & rehabilitating oenders to build safer communities.

Gamblers Anonymous

Supporting people with a gambling addiction.

Mental Health and Other Support


Support for those affected by depression

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Promotes emotional wellbeing & delivers care treatment & preventative mental health services to children & young people.