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We provide Outreach Information Clinics at a number of locations in County Longford... learn more about Outreach


We hold specialist clinics offering legal advice, support for hard of hearing, foreign nationals ..learn more about Specialist Clinics


We have a comprehensive online directory of community, voluntary and statutory organisactions in Co Longford... view local directory


room for hire in longford townWe have a fully equipped meeting/training room for hire in Longford town centre.




County Longford CIS provides independent, free, quality, confidential, up-to-date information, advice, and advocacy services
to the public on their civil and social rights, entitlements and the social services that exist to support them.


**Change in Opening Times**

Co Longford Citizens Information Service will be open from 9.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Thursday and 9.30am to 1.00pm on Fridays from the 1st of April 2016.



Latest News - last updated January 13th 2017

Services of the Longford Citizens Information Pensions - State Pensions (Contributory and Non-Contributory)

  • State Pensions (Contributory and Non-Contributory)
  • Fair Deal - Nursing Home Support Scheme
  • IRIS - Irish Remote Interpreting Service
  • FLAC - Free Legal Advice Clinic
  • CAVA - Chartered Accountants Voluntary Advice
    * By Appointment Only

Accessing Healthcare Abroad under CBD

The CBD allows for patients that are normally resident in Ireland and availing of public health services to be referred to and avail of healthcare funded publicly in Ireland in another EU/EEA member state or Switzerland. It will be a matter for the patient and his/her referring doctor to identify the clinician abroad and satisfy him/herself in relation to the qualifications, quality and safety of the services being availed of in the other jurisdiction.  Funding will only be reimbursed for healthcare that is publicly funded and available in Ireland and which is not contrary to Irish legislation.  Reimbursement will be made in line with published reimbursement rates available from the NCP.

For further information contact our website www.citizensinformation.ie or email crossborderdirective@hse. or make contact by telephone on 01 620 1668

Co. Longford CIS has been allocated the European Foundation of Quality Management GOLD STAR AWARD on 18th November 2013

Recognition for this is attributed to all Core; Community Employment; Volunteer Staff and the Board of Management.

The Service was accessed under the following headings
1. Customer Service Direction
2. Customer Service Culture
3. Customer Service Delivery
4. Created Value and Business Impact



Information on Losing Your Job and Keeping Your Home



General information

Are you leaving Ireland for Europe?

Longford Citizens Information Service has compiled an information pack for individuals who are planning on leaving Ireland to live and work in Europe. For further information please click on:

Leaving Ireland-English

Leaving Ireland-Latvian

Leaving Ireland-Slovakian

Leaving Ireland-Polish


MESA provides a Supported Employment Programme for people with Disabilities in the Midlands.

We provide a service to people with a mental, physical, sensory or intellectual disability in the midlands, and are supported by FAS, to access mainstream employment both full and part time depending on individual choice and ability. Our details are Midland Employment Support Agency www.mesa4.com

Cross Care Migrant Project

  • Cross Care Migrant Project has published a series of books aimed at helping people who plan to relocate to Canada, Australia, the USA and the UK.

If you are planning to relocate to one of the countries mentioned above, the books will provide basic information which will help you on your way. They are free of charge and available at Longford CIC.

Citizens Information Board Publications

  • Employment Rights Explained
  • Entitlements for over Sixties
  • Information for Parents of Children with a Disability
  • Entitlements for Children with Disabilities
  • Bereavement

Free of charge and available at Longford CIC.

INOU - The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed

Published 20th edition of its WORKING FOR WORK. This booklet provides information on welfare, work, education and training options for unemployed people. It provides information on:

  • Social Welfare Payments
  • Looking for work procedures
  • Employment schemes
  • Taxation
  • Trainings and courses
  • Organisations

A limited number are available and Free of charge at Longford CIC.

Know Your Rights

Check out this months Know Your Rights as seen in local newspapers listing information on four current topics.


We are located on Level one of the Longford Shopping Centre in Longford. We also provide Outreach Clinics throughout the County.

Longford Citizens Information Services Ltd is funded and supported by:

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Please email us with any queries we can help you with.



Monday - Thursday

Office Hours
9.30 am - 4.00 pm


9.30am - 1.00pm

Telephone Service

Monday to Thursday
9.30 am - 5.00 pm


9.30am - 1.00pm



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