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50808

50808

From breakups or bullying, to anxiety, depression and suicidal feelings, our Crisis Volunteers are available 24/7 for anonymous text conversations. Our aim is to provide immediate support in the short term and connect people to resources that will help them in the future. Our service is available to people in Ireland of all ages.

  • Get anonymous support 24/7 with our text message support service
  • Connect with a trained volunteer who will listen to you, and help you to move forward feeling better
  • Free-text SPUNOUT to 50808 to begin

If you are a customer of the 48 or An Post network or cannot get through using the ‘50808’ short code please text HELLO to 086 1800 280 (standard message rates may apply). Some smaller networks do not support short codes like ‘50808’.

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ADHD Ireland

ADHD Ireland

ADHD Ireland provide support and advice through our phone line and emails, send out information, produce publications, organise information sessions and psychoeducation, run parenting courses, work to raise awareness of the condition and contribute to research.

01 8748349 Visit Website Find out more

Féileacáin (Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Association of Ireland)

Féileacáin helps people through counselling, support meetings, remembrance services, children's workshops, information leaflets, tracing facilities. This service helps anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby, either their own baby, their sibling or a baby in their family. We support the entire family. The bereavement may have been recently or long ago.

People can access our services at www.feileacain.ie Or email [email protected] Or call 085 249 6464

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Nurture

Nurture

Nurture support services include: One to one counselling, Telephone Support, Skype counselling, Facilitated support groups for post-natal depression, traumatic birth and grief, Resilience skills for every day living. Nuture services are affordable and accessible, with a No Wait List policy.

01 8430930 Visit Website Find out more
One Family

One Family

One Family are Ireland's organisation for one-parent families. They provide expert advice and support to people parenting alone or sharing parenting through their services, helpline and training. They also campaign to make life better for one-parent families.

One Family also offer a non-directive three option counselling and support service to anyone experiencing an unplanned pregnancy. They provide full information on all three options, with ongoing support following the client’s decision, including Post Termination Counselling. There is no cost for these services. Appointments are available within one to three days.

They also offer additional strands of counselling:

  • General counselling
  • Solution focused counselling
  • Crisis pregnancy counselling for individuals and couples
  • Playtherapy

Other services offered by One Family include:

  • Helpline (1890 662 212) and information
  • Parenting and Children Services
  • Services for Young People in Care
  • Training Programmes and Courses for Parents, and for Professionals
01 6629212 Visit Website Find out more
Parentline

Parentline

Parents phone Parentline with all sorts of problems. There is no typical call. Calls come from parents of new born babies, toddlers, pre-teens and teenagers – children of all ages. All ages offer different challenges.

01 8787230 Visit Website Find out more

The Adoption Authority of Ireland

A Government Agency that provide legal and other information on adopting, giving a child up for adoption both in Ireland and internationally. The Agency also has information for tracing from 1953. Provides for the permanent transfer of parental rights and duties from the birth parents to the adoptive parents.

01-2309300 Visit Website Find out more
Treoir

Treoir

Treoir is the National Specialist Information Service for unmarried parents and their children providing clear and up-to-date information free of charge to parents who are not married to each other and to those involved with them. They aim to promote the welfare of and improve the standards of care for unmarried parents and their children.

LoCall: 1890 252 084/ Phone: 01 - 6700 120 Visit Website Find out more