Abuse / Domestic Violence 

 
AMEN

email. info@amen.ie
phone. 046 9023718
A voluntary group providing a confidential helpline and support service, and information, for male victims of domestic abuse.

 
Childline

email. ispcc@ispcc.ie
phone. 01 6767 960
helpline. 1800 666 666
Free listening service for people up to the age of 18.

 
Women's Aid

email. info@womensaid.ie
phone. 01-6788858
helpline. 1800 341 900
Women's Aid is a voluntary organisation which provides support and information to women and their children who are being physically, emotionally and sexually abused in their own homes.

 
 

Advocacy 

 
Irish Advocacy Network

email. admin@irishadvocacynetwork.com
phone. 01-8728684
address. Irish Advocacy Network Ltd Head Office Smithfield Business Centre Suite 1.9 Old Distiller's Building New Church Street Dublin 7
IAN has peer advocates in place in most health board areas in Ireland, north and south, who regularly attend acute units and day centers. Their main job is to give support and information to people with mental health difficulties by befriending them and offering a confidential listening ear or peer advocacy.

 
 

Bereavement 

 
Living Links

email. info@livinglinks.ie
phone. 067 43999
Living Links provides support and outreach to those bereaved by suicide

 
 

Body Dysmorphic Disorder 

 
OCD Ireland

email. info@ocdireland.org
OCD Ireland is a national organisation for people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and the related disorders of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and Trichotillomania.

 
 

Bullying 

 
Anti-Bullying Research & Resource Unit

email. lmcguire@tcd.ie
phone. 01 896 2573
Advice guidance and counselling for all who need help in relation to bullying (in the school and in the workplace).

 
 

Caregivers/Parents 

 
Care Alliance Ireland

phone. 01 874 7776
address. Coleraine House, Coleraine Street, Dublin 7
Care Alliance Ireland - Guiding Support for Family Carers

 
 

Depression 

 
Aware

email. info@aware.ie
support email. wecanhelp@aware.ie
phone. 01 661 7211
helpline. 1890 303 302
Aware is a national voluntary organisation providing support through depression.

 
 

Diabetes 

 
Diabetes Federation of Ireland

email. info@diabetes.ie
phone. 01 836 3022
helpline. 1850 909 909
Diabetes Federation of Ireland is dedicated to helping people with diabetes

 
 

Gay / Lesbian / Bisexual Issues 

 
BelongTo

email. info@belongto.org
phone. 01 670 6223
BeLonG To is an organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) young people, aged between 14 and 23

 
Gay Switchboard

email. info@gayswitchboard.ie
phone. 01-8721055
helpline. 01-8721055
Gay Switchboard Dublin provides a confidential telephone support service. We offer listening support and information to all our callers without being directive or judgmental. Our service is available to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community, their parents, families and friends, and to anyone who has issues relating to sexuality. The Helpline service is available Monday to Thursday from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

 
 

General Mental Health 

 
Grow

email. info@grow.ie
helpline. 1890 474 474

 
MentalHelp.ie

If you or a friend or family member is going through a mental health difficulty, you probably have a lot of questions, like: ‘Where do I go for help?’ ‘What supports are available?’ ‘How do I support someone else?’ Mental Health Reform's website, www.MentalHelp.ie, aims to answers these questions and more. Mental Health Reform is the national coalition promoting improved mental health services and social inclusion of people with a mental health difficulty. MentalHelp.ie is a guide to the services and supports offered by Mental Health Reform’s 49 member organisations.

 
Samaritans

support email. jo@samaritans.org
phone. 01 6710071 (Office)
helpline. 116 123 or 1850 60 90 90
Samaritans provides confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.

 
Shine

support email. phil@shineonline.ie
phone. 01 5413715 (Shine)
helpline. 116123 - The Samaritans
address. The Samaritans is now the designated national helpline for anyone in distress

 
 

Involuntary Admission 

 
Mental Health Ireland

phone. 01 284 1166
Mental Health Ireland is a national voluntary organisation which aims to promote positive mental health and to actively support persons with a mental illness, their families and carers by identifying their needs and advocating their rights.

 
 

Legal Aid & Entitlements 

 
Legal Aid Board

email. info@legalaidboard.ie
phone. 066 947 1000
helpline. 1890 615 200
The Legal Aid Board is an independent, publicly funded organization. It has been in existence since 1979 and was set up as a statutory body on foot of the Civil Legal Aid Act 1995.

 
 

Lone Parents 

 
One Family

email. info@onefamily.ie
support email. support@onefamily.ie
phone. 01 6629212
helpline. 1890 662212

 
 

Osteoporosis 

 
Irish Osteoporosis Society

email. info@irishosteoporosis.ie
phone. 01 637 5050
helpline. 1890 252 751
The Irish Osteoporosis Society is a charity dedicated to reducing the incidence of osteoporosis and promoting bone health.

 
 

Overeating 

 
Overeaters Anonymous

phone. Cork 086 3526467 Dublin 01 2788106
Overeaters Anonymous offers a program of recovery from compulsive eating using the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of OA. Meetings held in 18 locations across Ireland

 
 

Parental Separation / Divorce 

 
Teen (Between)

email. teenbetween@relationshipsireland.com
helpline. 1800 303191
Teen Between is a specialised support service for teenagers whose parents are going through a divorce or separation. It can also help young adults who have experienced their parent's separation during their teenage years.

 
 

Public Services 

 
Citizen's Information

phone. 01 6059000
helpline. 1890 777 121
Provides comprehensive information on all aspects of Public Services and entitlements for citizens in Ireland.

 
 

Relationship & Marital Counselling 

 
Relationships Ireland

email. info@relationshipsireland.com
phone. 01-6785256
helpline. 1890 380 380
Confidential counselling and support services that offer you the opportunity to understand and resolve difficulties in your relationship.

 
 

Self Harm 

 
Pieta House

email. mary@pieta.ie
phone. 01 601 0000
Pieta House offers a specialised treatment programme for people who have suicidal ideation or who participate in self-harming behaviours.

 
 

Sexual Abuse 

 
Children at Risk in Ireland (CARI)

email. info@cari.ie
support email. helpline@cari.ie
phone. 01-8611240
helpline. 1890 924 567
The CARI foundation's primary aim is to provide a professional, child centred therapy and counselling service to children, families, and groups who have been affected by child sexual abuse.

 
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

email. rcc@indigo.ie
phone. 01 661 4911
helpline. 1800 778888
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre 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. The services include a national 24-hour helpline, one to one counselling, court accompaniment, outreach services, training, awareness raising and lobbying.

 
OneinFour

email. info@oneinfour.ie
phone. 01 662 4070
One in Four offers a voice to and support for women and men who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual violence and also to their family and friends.

 
 

Support For Parents Under Stress 

 
Children in Hospital Ireland

email. info@childreninhospital.ie
phone. LoCall 1890 25 26 82
Children in Hospital Ireland (CHI) is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting and ensuring the welfare of all children in hospital and their families.

 
Parentline

email. info@parentline.ie
phone. 01 8787230
helpline. 1890 927 277
Parentline provides a completely confidential helpline for parents and guardians, providing support, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent

 
 

Support For The Elderly 

 
Senior Helpline

helpline. 1850 440 444
The Senior Help Line is a confidential listening service for older people by older people for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland. The lines are open each day from 10am to 10pm, each day.

 
 

Your Mental Health 

 
Your Mental Health

Yourmentalhealth.ie is a website dedicated to providing information about mental health, supporting yourself and others, and information about support services that are available. This website is supported by the Health Service Executive.

 
 

Youth Mental Health 

 
Reach Out Ireland

email. info@inspireireland.ie
Reach Out is a web-based service that inspires young people to help themselves through tough times, and find ways to improve their own mental health and well-being.

 
SpunOut

email. info@spunout.ie
phone. 01 - 675 3554
SpunOut.ie is an independent, youth powered national charity working to empower young people to create personal and social change.

 
Teen-Line Ireland

email. info@teenline.ie
phone. 01 4622 124
helpline. 1800 833 634