24 Hour Support Services


Due to COVID-19 guidelines, many of the services listed in our Services Directory have adopted new working arrangements. Please contact them directly to ascertain their current arrangements. 

All three counties


Emergency Services

The two emergency numbers you can call in an emergency.

T: 999 or 112



A free 24-hour confidential phone line for people who need someone to talk to.

T: 116 123  / W: www.samaritans.ie / E:  jo@samaritans.ie



A 24-hour confidential free phone line for children and young people.

T: 1800 666 666 or Text 50101  / W: www.childline.ie


Garda Confidential Helpline

Allows the public to call with information relating to crime or other matters.

T: 1800 666 111


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Pieta Helpline

Pieta provide a 24 hour freephone crisis helpline and text service* where a qualified therapist will answer your call or respond to your messages.

T: 1800 247 247 or text HELP to 51444

*standard message rates apply.



Providing a free text service for everything from a calming chat to immediate support for people going through a mental health or emotional crisis 24/7.

Text: Hello to 50808 /  W: www.text50808.ie


Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline

Offers confidential information, support and understanding to women in the Republic of Ireland, who are being abused by current or former boyfriends, partners or husbands.

T: 1800 341 900


YourMentalHealth Information Line

Provides information and signposting on all mental health supports and services that are available nationally and locally provided by the HSE and its funded partners.

T: 1800 111 888 /  W: www.yourmentalhealth.ie




Galway University Hospital


T: 091 544 556


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Mayo University Hospital

Castlebar, Co. Mayo

T: 094 902 1733




Esker House Women’s Refuge and Support Service, Athlone

Covers south Roscommon. Esker House Women’s Refuge and Domestic Abuse Support Service provides temporary safe accommodation for women and their children and support and information for women experiencing domestic abuse.

T: 090 6474 122 (24 hr)  / E: info@eskerhouse.ie


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