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Childline

Helpline and online support, offering advice and support to children and young people under 18. 

The Childline phoneline is 24 hours every day at 1800 666 666.

Childine online chat is available every day from 10am - 4pm. You can start a chat here.

Childline text lines are free and can be contacted by sending the word 'TEXT' to 50101.

01 6767960 Visit Website Find out more

Donegal Women’s Centre

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:

  • Domestic violence counselling service
  • Donegal community counselling service
  • IFPA crisis pregnancy counselling service
  • Young women's sexual health clinic
  • Listening service
  • Sexual health information 
  • Women's health and family planning clinic
(074) 912 4985 Visit Website Find out more

One In Four

One in Four supports people who have experienced sexual violence during childhood. 

Their services include counselling with a psychotherapist, advocacy by working with you as you deal with the courts, the guards, or other services, and also a prevention programme.

01 662 4070 Visit Website Find out more

AMEN

Amen provides a confidential helpline, a support and information service for male victims of domestic abuse. Their services include their confidential helpline, one-to-one support sessions, outreach clinics, counselling, court accompaniment, support group meetings, along with other training and support services.

Call their confidental helpline on 0818 222240 between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

046 9023718 Visit Website Find out more

Rape Crisis Help

Rape Crisis Help is designed to provide vital information on sexual assault support services to those who may be urgently seeking it. 

The website 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.

There is also a section for anyone concerned about another person's aggressive sexual behaviour.

091 563 676 Visit Website Find out more

Cosc

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

Galway Rape Crisis Centre

Galway Rape Crisis Centre is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Galway City. The centre opened its doors in 1984 and since then has been providing counselling and support services to survivors of sexual violence and abuse in the West of Ireland. The centre also provides Education and Training Services to the general public, and to specific groups in the community. Their cutting edge services include a 24 hour call out service supporting survivors after recent assault or rape,a dedicated clinic supporting asylum seekers and many more which you can find out about by surfing this site.

091 583149 Visit Website Find out more

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre was established in 1979 and is a national organisation offering a wide range of services to women and men who are affected by rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment or childhood sexual abuse. Over the past 30 years we have developed and expanded our services to include a 24-hour telephone helpline staffed by trained counsellors which operates 365 days of the year. Although the Centre is based in Dublin, our counsellors take calls from all over the country.

01 661 4911 Visit Website Find out more

Dowdstown House Counselling Centre

Offers affordable professional counselling in stress management for survivors of sexual, physical and psychological abuse, bereavement, marital and relationship issues, family problems, co-dependency, personal growth issues, depression drug/alcohol addiction and related problems.

046 9021407 Visit Website Find out more

Donegal Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre

Their purpose is to create a safe place for those who have experienced sexual violence recently or in the past and to provide counselling and emergency advocacy if required. They provide awareness and training to support other agencies who are working with survivors. They are committed to challenging the tolerance and very existence of sexual violence. The Centre provides a safe, free, confidential space for survivors of child sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault, where adults and young people, male and female, can explore and access support with the legacy of issues resulting from their traumatic experiences. The centre provides a non-directive service where survivors are treated with respect and empowered throughout their counselling process. This process is underpinned by the belief that everyone has the inner capacity and resources to move towards change and well-being. We believe that no matter what the circumstances, sexual violence is never the survivor's fault; the perpetrator is always solely responsible for their actions. This ethos is reflected in our principles and vision statement:

074 91 28211 Find out more

Kilkenny Rape Crisis Centre

Their purpose is to create a safe place for those who have experienced sexual violence recently or in the past and to provide counselling and emergency advocacy if required. They provide awareness and training to support other agencies who are working with survivors. They are committed to challenging the tolerance and very existence of sexual violence. The Centre provides a safe, free, confidential space for survivors of child sexual abuse, rape and sexual assault, where adults and young people, male and female, can explore and access support with the legacy of issues resulting from their traumatic experiences. The centre provides a non-directive service where survivors are treated with respect and empowered throughout their counselling process. This process is underpinned by the belief that everyone has the inner capacity and resources to move towards change and well-being. We believe that no matter what the circumstances, sexual violence is never the survivor's fault; the perpetrator is always solely responsible for their actions. This ethos is reflected in our principles and vision statement:

056 7751555 Find out more

Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre

Established in 1992, the Kerry Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre is a voluntary organisation that provides a free confidential counselling service for female and male survivors of sexual violence. Professional qualified counsellors provide this service. We aim to provide a place of help and healing for survivors of sexual violence by offering care and support in a safe and confidential environment. The Kerry Rape and Sexual Centre provides a free, confidential counselling service to female and male survivors of: Rape, Date Rape, Marital Rape, Incest, Child Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault , Sexual Harassment, All Forms of Sexual Violence.

066 712 3122 Visit Website Find out more
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