If you are in immediate danger call An Garda Síochána on 999/112


Provides listening service and information

Tel: (074) 9124985

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.donegalwomenscentre.ie

Provides Helpline, Information and Support, Court Accompaniment Counselling for Women and Children, Training and Awareness programmes.

Tel: (074) 9373232

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.ldvs.org

Provides telephone support and one to one counselling for adult survivors of sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse.

Tel: 1800 44 88 44

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.donegalrapecrisis.ie

Medical Examination, Care and Forensic evaluation for Victims of Sexual Violence

Tel: 087 068 1964

Email: [email protected] or [email protected]

Website: www.hse.ie/SATU

Provides help to women who are or have experienced domestic violence

Tel: 1800 262 677

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.donegaldomesticviolenceservices.ie


Women’s Aid provide confidential support and information to women and children living with domestic violence who need emergency or ongoing support through the National Freephone Helpline, which is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Tel: Women’s Aid 24hr National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900

The National Helpline can support women in over 170 languages through its Language Line facility.

If you are deaf or hard of hearing please text 087 959 7980.

Additional National service includes

National Helpline Instant Messaging Service available on www.womensaid.ie available 7 nights a week from 7pm to 10pm.  Additional hours during the Covid19 crisis include Monday to Friday 10am – 1pm and Saturday 12pm to 3pm and Sunday 11am – 1pm.

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.womensaid.ie

Provides 24 hour telephone support and one to one counselling for adult survivors of sexual violence and childhood sexual abuse.

Tel: 1800 77 8888

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.drcc.ie

Advice and Support for Male Victims of Domestic Abuse. The Male Advice Line is managed by the Men’s Development Network.
Lines are open: Monday & Wednesday 10am-6pm, Tuesday & Thursday 12pm-8pm and 2pm-6pm on Friday.

Tel: 1800 816 588

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.mens-network.net

Provides a confidential helpline, support services and information for men who have or are experiencing domestic violence. Helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.30pm.

Tel: (01) 5543811

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.mensaid.ie

The 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. Details of their local offices can be found on their website or by contacting their Lo-call number.

Tel: 1890 615 200

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.legalaidboard.ie

A national network of organisations who support women experiencing domestic violence. Their website includes details of their members around the country.

Website: www.safeireland.ie

Rape Crisis Network Ireland(RCNI) is a specialist information and resource centre on rape and all forms of sexual violence with a proven capacity in strategic leadership. The RCNI role includes the development and coordination of national projects including expert data collection, supporting Rape Crisis Centres to reach best practice standards, using expertise to influence national policy and social change. Representative, umbrella body for Rape Crisis Centres who provide free advice, counselling and support for survivors of sexual abuse in Ireland.

Website: www.rcni.ie