Advice and Support Service
Impartial, Independent, Confidential, Free
Help with welfare benefits
Help with form-filling, advice on benefit entitlement, reviews, appeals and representation. Accessing Disability rights.
Help with housing
Help for those seeking accommodation; homeless applications, referrals to SHIP, accessing Homesearch, sheltered accommodation.
Re-housing, tenancy rights, rent arrears, housing benefit, bedroom Tax.
Help with returning to Ireland
Information in Irish Welfare Benefits, housing, health services, education, job-seeking, Irish passport and birth certificate applications Referral on Safe Home programme.
Help with pensions
Form-filling, entitlement to Irish pensions, Pension credit and state Pension.
We provide home visits to people who are unable to access our office. We make appropriate referrals on accessing care and support to enable independent living, carryout welfare checks, support with transport schemes and befriending.
Counselling and Therapy
ICAP is a charity which provides affordable counselling and therapy to Irish people and people of Irish descent living in Britian .
Who Can come to ICAP
Anyone can experience emotional distress , it could be that you are suffering as a result of loss of job or relationship or you could be coping with a more long-term challenge such as addiction or childhood trauma .
Whatever it is , we are here to help.
What we Offer
Counselling and psychotherapy are known as talking therapies but there are many different ways to tell your story . Our therapists can use artwork, breathing and relaxation techniques or CBT.
We offer one to one therapy , couples , or group therapy . In some cases we offer therapy by telephone or skype. All of our Therapists are highly qualified and experienced and accredited by the national professional government bodies for counselling and psychotherapy ,BACP and UKCP
We provide an outreach service at the Lewisham Irish Community Centre
2A Davenport Road
London SE6 2AZ
Contact Kathleen Sheridan T. 02086956264
96 Moray Road
London N4 3LA
T. 0207272 7906