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Helpline and online support, offering advice and support to children and young people under 18. Childline is a part of the ISPCC (The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children).

Childline online is available from 10am to 4am daily. Children can engage via TEXT and ONE TO ONE (live chat).

Teentxt’ is a live one-to-one text messaging support service for young people. By texting the word ‘Talk’ to 50101 from anywhere in Ireland you can avail of this free confidential service. Bullying support is available by texting the word ‘Bully’ to 50101. This is a free confidential service.

You can log on to for a Oone to one live chat. The website has information about Childine, children’ rights and information on various topics (such as abuse, mental health, gender identity, ethnicity, etc.) Childline online is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and Android devices.

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MyLife Solutions

The MyLife Programme has been created to provide support to parents, children, schools and workplaces and to provide a range of services to manage environments in which bullying occurs. Through education and therapeutic intervention, MyLife Solutions aim to support schools and workplaces, rebuild individuals and break the cycle of conflict and bullying. MyLife run workshops for 8-16 year olds.

086 8938021 Visit Website Find out more

The service provides an anonymous facility for the public to report suspected illegal content encountered on the Internet, in a secure and confidential way.

The primary focus of the Hotline is to combat Child Pornography. Other forms of illegal content and activities exist on the Internet and may be reported using this service.

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One In Four

One in Four professionally supports men and women who have experienced sexual violence, many of them during childhood. Our aim is to reduce the incidence of sexual abuse by intervening in key areas of the cycle of abuse. We do this through psychotherapy, advocacy and prevention services.

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Amen provides a confidential helpline, a support and information service for male victims of domestic abuse.

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Missing Children’s Hotline

The Missing Children's Hotline provides emotional support and advice when a child is missing. 

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Rape Crisis Help is designed to provide vital information on sexual assault support services in a clear, easy-to-navigate manner to those who may be urgently seeking it.  It includes advice for those who may be feeling threatened, may have experienced sexual violence in the past, or who are seeking help or advice on behalf of others as well as information on child protection. We have also included a section for anyone concerned about another person's aggressive sexual behaviour.

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Bully 4U

Established in 2010, Bully 4u has established an excellent reputation in the provision of anti bullying services for primary and secondary schools in Ireland. We specialise in the following areas: Bullying and Cyber Bullying Workshops for Students at Primary and Post-primary Levels. Information Evenings for Parent’s Associations. Training for Teachers and Staff. Assistance with Anti Bullying Policy. Private Consultations.

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CARI is the leading voluntary organisation with a proven track record in providing child centred specialised therapy and support to children, families and groups affected by child sexual abuse, regardless of means. Children will be referred to CARI when they have disclosed sexual abuse (or may be a confidant of the disclosure) and when they disclosure has been investigated by the appropriate authorities. Children will also be referred to CARI if they have witnessed sexual assaults on a child or adult or if they are siblings of the above.

CARI responds to and reaches out to those affected by abuse and supports them during the recovering process, endeavouring to ensure that the child sexual abuse is seen as an experience but not a defining event of the child’s life. Through therapy CARI offers children a supportive ally and safe environment and instils hope, trust and confidence allowing these children return to the path of normal development and reach their potential. CARI also provides therapy to children, up to and including 12 years who are showing signs of sexualised behaviour. Children who have had therapy can come back at any time to CARI as they grow up for further therapy and support. Therapy at CARI is provided by trained and experienced psychotherapists and each client is offered an appropriate therapy/treatment plan to meet their specific needs.

1890 924 567 Visit Website Find out more

Crisis & Sexual Abuse Centre (NE)

Rape Crisis North East (RCNE) is a dedicated professional counselling service available to anyone who has suffered as a result of Rape, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault and Child Sexual Abuse within the North East Region. They are here to provide you with a range of intervention support including; advocacy, information, court accompaniment, garda accompaniment, accompaniment to sexual assault treatment units (S.A.T.U.), counselling support and crisis intervention.

042 9339491 Visit Website Find out more


The National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender based violence. They provide help, support and information for those affected by domestic of sexual violence. They also provide a list of contact details for national and local services.

01 4768680 Visit Website Find out more

COPE Galway - Domestic Violence

COPE Galway Waterside House Refuge provides temporary safe accommodation for women and their children who experience Emotional, Physical or Sexual abuse within an intimate relationship. The refuge is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The refuge works in close liaison with relevant back-up and support services, both Statutory and Voluntary.

091 565985 24hr Visit Website Find out more