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Jigsaw is a network of programmes across Ireland designed to make sure every young person has somewhere to turn to and someone to talk to. They provide support to people with mental health issues like drugs and alcohol, body image, bullying, feeling anxious, feeling low, loss and grief, self-harm and more. There are 10 different Jigsaw locations (Clondalkin, Donegal, Dublin 15, Galway, Kerry, Meath, North Fingal, Offaly, Roscommon, & Tallaght)
Pieta House offers specialised treatment to clients who self-harm, suffer from suicidal ideation or have made multiple suicide attempts. Clients receive an intensive programme of one-to-one counselling lasting about four to six weeks. Pieta House is a non-profit organisation and thier service is FREE of CHARGE. They now have branches at Ballyfermot, Finglas, Lucan, Limerick, Tallaght, Kerry, Tipperary and Galway.
My Options is a HSE freephone line that provides free and confidential information and counselling to people experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.
Freephone: 1800 828 010
Calling outside the Republic of Ireland: +353 1 687 7044
Information and counselling:
The City of Dublin Education Training Board (CDETB) Young Adult Education and Training Guidance Service offers career guidance counselling services to young people age 16-25 living in or engaging with services & projects Dublin 1, 3, and 7.
The services offered include:
You can also find them on their Facebook page.
MyMind provide accessible and affordable counselling and psychotherapy services in Dublin, Cork and Limerick.
Their fees are based on employment status, so if you're unemployed or a student, you can access their service with reduced rates.
MyMind Services include face-to-face counselling, online video sessions, and work-based counselling.
You can book an appointment on their website.
Youth Work Ireland provides quality youth services, aiming to develop the potential of young people and strenghten communities across Ireland.
St. Vincent de Paul provide assistance to those in need, caring for the homeless, providing social housing operating holiday homes and other social support activities, the Society promotes community self-sufficiency, enabling people to help themselves. Any assistance offered by the Society is given in a non-judgemental spirit , based on the needs of the individual or family seeking help.
Sexualwellbeing.ie is a HSE website with information on sexual health, consent, vaccinations, STIs, contraception, unplanned pregnancy, and more.
The Donegal Women’s Centre is a space for women to heal and pursue their own development in a safe, caring and supportive environment.
Their services include:
The Immigrant Council of Ireland is a national, independent non-governmental organisation that promotes the rights of migrants.
Located in in the heart of Limerick students enjoy all of the amenities and facilities available to students in the city centre. The college provides a wide range of internationally recognised full-time and part-time courses. All courses are taught from a state-of-the-art facility on O’Connell Avenue.
The Lourdes Youth Community Services offer 40 Early School Leavers the opportunity to gain certified training in FETAC Levels 3 & 4 in a range of modules and subjects.
Available courses include Woodwork and construction, Sport & Recreation, Early Childhood Education & Care Support, Pathway to Employment and Job and College Preparation Course.