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Nasc Mission Statement

Enabling migrants to access justice and human rights and to work to ensure a just, inclusive and integrated society.

Drop-in Legal Clinic Opening Hours

Monday 9:30am-12:00pm CLOSED
Tuesday 9:30am-12:00pm 2pm-4pm
Wednesday CLOSED
Thursday CLOSED
Friday 9:30am-12:00pm 2pm-4pm

Person or Number? 2: A Second Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection

2015 Person or Number 2: A Second Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection is a follow on to the 2012 report, Person or Number. Person or Number? 2 was jointly compiled by Nasc, Crosscare Migrant Project, FLAC, Doras... (more...)

What’s Food Got to Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision

2014 ‘What’s Food Got To Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision is based on a qualitative research study that was undertaken with the aim of gaining greater understanding of the lived reality and food... (more...)

In From the Margins – Roma in Ireland

2013 In From the Margins – Roma in Ireland: Addressing the Structural Discrimination of the Roma Community in Ireland is a comprehensive and groundbreaking examination of the discrimination the Roma community experiences living in Ireland.... (more...)

Stop the Silence: A Snapshot of Racism in Cork

2012 Stop the Silence: A Snapshot of Racism in Cork was compiled by our Racist Reporting Office Simon Prim based on Nasc’s racist reporting mechanism, a third party mechanism designed to give victims and witnesses the opportunity to report... (more...)

Latest News

Cork Rocks Against Racism event for young people to mark International Day

16 March 2015

Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre, in collaboration with Love Music Hate Racism (Ireland), are hosting a live music event for young people to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. ‘Cork Rocks Against Racism’ will be held on Friday 20th March 2015 from 12... more>>

Notice: Walk-in Clinic Closure on March 17, 23, 27 & 30

10 March 2015

Closures to the Legal Walk-in Service in March  The Nasc office will be closed on the following public holiday: Tuesday March 17th  (St. Patrick’s Day) In addition, there will be no walk-in legal clinic on the following days: Monday 23rd, Friday March 27th & Monday March 30th We apologise... more>>

Cork Rocks Against Racism!

10 March 2015

 Cork Rocks Against Racism 2015!  Friday 20th March 2015, 12-2pm, Millennium Hall, Cork City Hall Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre, & Love Music Hate Racism present: Cork Rocks Against Racism, an event for Transition Year students. The event aims to: mark the International Day for the... more>>

NOTICE: INIS Update for Probationary Extension Students

3 March 2015

Attention All Probationary Extension Students: The application form for Stamp 4 permission is now available on the INIS website: “The Student Probationary Extension introduced in August 2012 allowed eligible non-EEA national students to register for a two year probationary period.  During this... more>>

Save the Date: Cork Rocks Against Racism 20/03/15

24 February 2015

 Calling all Transition Year students… Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre, & Love Music Hate Racism present: Cork Rocks Against Racism, an event for Transition Year students.  The event aims to: mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination in a fun &... more>>

Communications Module FETAC Level 3

16 February 2015

Communications Module FETAC Level 3 at Nasc The course will take place at Nasc, the Irish Immigrant Support Centre, premises on Friday evenings at 6.30pm.  The course is of a similar level to Junior Leaving Cert.  The course focuses on reading, writing and interpersonal communication and will include... more>>