1850-609090 (24 hours) firstname.lastname@example.org
Providing confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
10am- 10pm 7 days a week
Providing support and assistance to people whose lives are affected by depression
Turning the Tide of SuicideFounded to raise awareness and funding to lower the suicide rates in Ireland through dedicated research, educational support and intervention in the problem of suicide in Ireland
National Office for Suicide Prevention
Irish Association of SuicidologyThe IAS set out to be a forum for all individuals and voluntary groups involved in any aspect of suicidology for the exchange of knowledge gained from differing perspectives and experiences.
Pieta HousePieta House offers a specialised treatment programme for people who have suicidal ideation or who participate in self-harming behaviours.
Pieta House is open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.00am 8.00pm, Tuesdays, Fridays 9.00am 5.00pm, Saturday 10am-2pm on Sunday on Call service 10.00am – 2.00pm
Please feel free to call us on (01) 601 00 00 to arrange an appointment or to find out more. www.pieta.ie
Community Mental Health Movement
GROW runs groups for people with mental health diffficulties and for those trying to maintain good mental health.
Bereavement and Loss
ConsoleSupporting and helping people bereaved through suicide
Kildare Suicide Bereavement Support
045-895629 and 086-8554852
Irish Sudden Infant Death AssociationOffers support to families bereaved by Sudden Infant Death and others affected by it
RainbowsA peer-support programme to assist children,youth and adults who are grieving a death,separation or other painful transition in their family
Young People/Family Support
ChildlineChildline is 24-hour service for children and young people up to 18 years of age
TeenlineSometimes we can let things pile on top of us, it can be hard to figure a way out, talking may seem scary, but it helps when there’s someone there to really listen. Whoever you are. Wherever you are from. Whatever the problem.
1800 833 634
BarnardosBarnardos supports children and families through providing a number of direct family support services located throughout the country
ParentlineSupport, guidance and information on all aspects of being a parent
Kildare Youth ServicesWorking with young people in County Kildare
Laois Youth ServicesWorking with young people in County Laois
Carlow Youth Services
Working with young people in County Carlow
Chaplain to Carlow IT
Fr Martin Smith
St Vincent de Paul Society
Money Advice & Budgeting Services
Kilcock, Co. Kildare 01 6284466
Newbridge, Co. Kildare 045 435558
Carlow Town, Co. Carlow 059 9140977
Portlaoise, Co Laois 057 8661727
It’s Your MoneyIndependent information on financial products and services to help you make financial decisions
AccordProviding access to information and support, if you are preparing for marriage, seeking to enhance your existing couple and/or other relationships, looking for help with marriage and relationship difficulties
Columba Centre, Maynooth 01 5053112;
Parish Centre, Newbridge 045 431695;
St Catherine’s, Carlow 059 9138738
Parish Centre, Portlaoise 057 8661581
Age ActionAge Action Ireland is the national independent organisation on ageing and older people
Alzheimer Society of IrelandOffering direct access to practical information and emotional support for people with dementia, their carers, families and friends
BodywhysSupport for people affected by eating disorders.
Carers Association of Ireland
CURAOffers support and help to those who are faced with a crisis pregnancy
Irish Cancer Society
Irish Patients Association
HeadwayWorks with carers, families and indiviudals affected by Acquried Brain Injury.
Helpline number 1890 200 278
Helpline Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm 2pm – 5pm.
Mental Health IrelandPromoting positive mental health and actively supporting persons with a mental illness, their families and carers
Counselling in regard to childhood abuse
Towards HealingTowards Healing is a free, confidential helpline and counselling referral service, which is a Catholic Church response to abuse by clergy and religious.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 11am to 8pm and on Fridays 11am to 4pm. Its free phone helpline numbers are: from the Republic of Ireland 1800 303416; from Northern Ireland and Britain 0800 0963315.
National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland
Director: Mr. Ian Elliott.
Telephone: 01 505 3018.
Fax: 01 5053026
ConnectConnect is a free phone counselling service for any adult who has experienced abuse, trauma or neglect in childhood.
Connect is an out of hours service available Wednesday to Sunday, from 6-10pm. To speak to a counsellor call: Freephone 1800 235 235
Click on link to download Services for adults abused in Institutions
National Counselling Service (NCS)The NCS offers confidential face to face counselling, free of charge, to adults who experienced physical, emotional, sexual abuse or neglect during childhood. Counselling is available at 60 locations throughout Ireland.
For an appointment at a location of your choice Freephone: 1800 235 234
More information at: www.hse-ncs.ie
Health Service Executive (HSE)Social Work & Child Protection Services can be contacted through your Local Health Office.
Carlow/Kilkenny Area: 059/9136587 (Office Hours)
Kildare/ West Wicklow Area: 045/882400 (Office Hours)
Laois Area: 057/8678236 (Office Hours)
Offaly Area: 057/9322488 (Office Hours)
An Garda Siochana
To report an incident of child abuse contact your local Garda station
Click on link to find the station in your area www.garda.ie/Stations