Links to local and national organisations and websites that provide support and information in relation to domestic abuse.
Domestic Abuse and Violence
|Safe IrelandSafe Ireland is the only national organisation representing frontline domestic violence services in Ireland (including refugees).|
|COSC, The National Office for Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based ViolenceCOSC, the National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence, works to improve the delivery of a well-coordinated, effective response to domestic, sexual and gender-based violence in Ireland.|
|Women’s AidWomen’s Aid offers free and confidential support to women and their children who are experiencing domestic violence in the Republic of Ireland.|
|RuhamaRuhama is a Dublin-based NGO which works on a national level with women affected by prostitution.|
|MAN UPMAN UP highlights the positive role that men can play in ending domestic violence. It’s about on simple but powerful thing – men showing pride and leadership, challenging abuse and violence and supporting women and children.|
Know your rights
Legal Aid Board is responsible for the provision of legal aid and advice on matters of civil law to persons unable to fund such services from their own resources.
Citizens Information website provides information on public services and entitlements in Ireland.
The Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) is the only free, confidential, independent and non-judgmental service for people in debt, or in danger of getting into debt, in Ireland.
Children, Young People and Domestic Abuse
Barnardos’ work is child-focused and respond to the individual needs of each child and family, and aim to provide practical and professional supports to bring hope into situations where hope is sometimes lost.
Time 4 Us is a play centre for children to meet with their parents in situations where one parent does not live in the family home. It caters for children of all ages from babies to teenagers.
Child Development Institute provides information and tools that parents need to understand their unique child/children and to enable them to help each child develop into the successful human being they were meant to be.
Spunout.ie is a not-for-profit website created by young people for young people.
Childline empower, support, and protect young people and their services are all free and confidential.