Citizens Information Service

Service Details

Target Age

  • 16 - 18 years
  • 19 - 24 years


  • Child & Family Support
  • Schools & Education Support
  • Health & Primary Care
  • Travellers
  • Bereavement
  • Housing Support
  • Employment & Welfare
  • Social Services
  • Ethnic Minorities

Support Type

  • In-person - One-to-one
  • Telephone


  • Laois
  • Offaly

Contact Details

Contact Person(s)

Sinead Tynan


0818 07 6290


Emergency Assistance

Open Up is not a crisis service. If you or someone you know needs immediate help please contact one of the services below immediately.

If someone is hurt or in danger call the emergency services straight away. Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialling 999 or 112 in Republic of Ireland or 112 in Europe.

Additional Service Information

Referral Process

  • Self-referral

Service Description

The Citizens Information Service provides Information, Advice and Advocacy services to all members of the community across a wide area of issues including Social Welfare, Housing, Employment, Health, Immigration and Consumer Rights. We are available for face to face consultations and phone calls, or you can visit our website

List of Services Available

Information, Advice and Advocacy Service.

Wheelchair Access

All our services are wheelchair accessible.

Before this website came along, we weren’t sure what services were available locally and how to access them. It’s great to now see them all listed in one place with lots of useful information and contact details.