what to do

In an emergency

Need to talk to someone urgently

icap does not offer a crisis service. If you need to talk to someone urgently:

The Samaritans offer a 24 hour service on 116 123 (Free phone)
Your GP can offer an urgent appointment, within surgery hours
The Accident and Emergency Department at your local hospital provides an emergency service. You can go straight to A&E without being referred by a GP.

Urgent problems with your housing or benefits

If you have urgent problems with your housing or benefits, please contact

BIRMINGHAM – Birmingham Irish Association

LONDON – London Irish Centre

Connect Counselling (Ireland)

Connect Counselling (Ireland) offers free telephone counselling for people who have suffered abuse, trauma or neglect in their childhood.

UK and Northern Ireland
00800 477 477 77


What people say?

It has allowed me to access a service that I would not otherwise be able to afford. The service provided has helped me immensely by the therapist listening in a non-judgmental manner, giving me skills and techniques to apply to my daily life to help me get out of a bad headspace
icap client