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 Counties

 

Childline

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

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

 

Emergency Services

The two emergency numbers you can call in an emergency.

T: 999 or 112

 

Garda Confidential Helpline

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

T: 1800 666 111

 

Numbers If You Need Them

You can find a helpful poster detailing the contact details for a selection of 24 hour emergency support services via this LINK.

 

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.

Samaritans

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

 

Text50808

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

Galway University Hospital

Galway

T: 091 544 556

Mayo

Mayo University Hospital

Castlebar, Co. Mayo

T: 094 902 1733

Roscommon

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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