About Abhaile

Abhaile is a new service to help homeowners find a resolution to home mortgage arrears. It provides vouchers for free financial and legal advice and help from experts, which are available through MABS.

The aim of Abhaile is to help mortgage holders in arrears to find the best solutions and keep them, wherever possible, in their own homes. A dedicated adviser will work with you and your lender to find the best solution for your situation.

Case Studies

MABS helps many clients in mortgage arrears.

Read case studies from our clients


A panel of Personal Insolvency Practitioners has been set up under the scheme. If you wish to explore your options under personal insolvency, Abhaile can give you a voucher for free advice and help from one of these PIPs. You can choose your PIP from the scheme panel, subject to availability.

Read more about the services we offer

Do I Qualify?

To qualify you must be:

- In mortgage arrears on your home
- Insolvent
- At risk of losing your home because of arrears
- Reasonably accommodated

Find out if you qualify


For a list of our FAQs click the link below. For further information contact MABS on 0761 07 2000.

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Abhaile is the State-funded service for people whose home is in mortgage arrears. It provides a range of services to help you deal with your situation, including financial advice, legal advice and insolvency advice. It is jointly coordinated and funded by the Department of Justice and Equality and the Department of Social Protection. MABS, the Insolvency Service of Ireland, the Legal Aid Board and the Citizens Information Board are working together to provide the Abhaile Service.

Call our Helpline 0761 07 2000, Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm. Our face-to-face service is completely free, confidential and independent, and is available in more than 60 locations nationwide.