Solas Óg

Children and Young People’s Domestic Abuse Service

Supporting children and young people who experience domestic abuse

Solas Óg is the children and young people’s therapeutic support service delivered by COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service.

We offer a range of confidential supports for mothers and children, living in Galway city and county, who need support for themselves and their children.

What we offer

Group work. A joint support experience where children and young people can see that they are not alone and receive support.

One to one support. Solas Óg support workers provide individualised support to help children and young people.

Parenting supporting. Support workers meet with parents to help them explore parenting issues in relation to their experiences of domestic abuse.

Healthy relationships and dating abuse support. Young people under 25 years can avail of supports regarding their own relationships and age-appropriate one to one supports regarding experiences of domestic abuse within the home.

School workshops. We offer workshops to schools, Youthreach and other youth groups who would like to learn more about healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Who is the service for?
Young People
Schools and those working with young people

Contacting the service

If you are 18 years or over and want to talk, feel free to give us a call on 091 39 48 80 or 091 39 48 76.

If you are under 18, we will need consent from a parent/guardian.

Service providers and agencies can get in touch with a referral.

Ask to speak to a member of the Solas Óg team and you will receive immediate phone support.

When you contact us we will arrange to meet with you and discuss how best to support you and identify a local space to provide support.

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For Free &
Confidential Support

Call our 24-hour helpline

Call 091 56 59 85