Modh Eile House

COPE Galway’s Domestic Abuse Service and Refuge

Modh Eile House Domestic Abuse, Refuge and Outreach Service

Modh Eile House is the new home of the COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service.

Our service offers 24-hour supports and safe refuge women and children in Galway who are experiencing, or who have experienced domestic abuse.

Our mission is to support and empower women and their children, and to work towards eliminating the structures in society which give rise to and tolerate domestic violence and abuse.
If you are in immediate danger, call:
The Gardaí
999 or 112 (24 hours)
COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service & Refuge
091 565 985 (24 hours)
Women’s Aid Freephone Helpline
1800 341 900 (24 hours)

Are you experiencing domestic abuse?

Please visit the following links for help and support according to your situation:

Support services available to you

Free and confidential helpline

24-hour Modh Eile House helpline offering free and confidential support for women experiencing domestic abuse. Those with concerns about a loved one can also seek guidance.

One to One support

One to one support and meetings with a key worker, to talk about your situation and work through your options.

Refuge accommodation

Modh Eile House Refuge offers emergency refuge accommodation for women and children who are at risk at home and who need a safe place.

Outreach Service and Support

Arrange to have one of our team meet you in a safe location in your community. You will still have access to all services available to you. Call 091 56 59 85


You can have one of our team accompany you to court or to other agencies, as a source of support and practical help.

Referral to other agencies

Our support workers can also refer you, and advocate on your behalf if necessary, with other agencies like the HSE, Tusla and Social Protection.

For Free &
Confidential Support

Call our 24-hour helpline

Call 091 56 59 85