SERVICES – Helplines and Links

Domestic Abuse

In light of the Covid-19 emergency, we want to assure the public that domestic violence services are still available across Ireland. If you have any concerns for your immediate safety please contact the Gardaí on 999:

SafeIrelandIf you need support please contact any of the free and confidential domestic violence services throughout Ireland, local service details can be found on the Safeireland website website1800 341 900
Women's AidThe national helpline operated by Women’s Aid is available 24/7 for support1800 341900

Wellbeing and Mental Health

HSEMinding your mental health during the Corona-virus outbreak1800 111 888
Pieta HouseFree therapy to those engaging in self-harm, with suicidal ideation, or bereaved by suicide1800 247 247 or text HELP to 51444
Aware Information and support to anyone over 18 about issues relating to their own mood or the mood of a friend or family member, or who experiences depression or bipolar1800 80 48 48
Le Cheile Offers information about Mental Health supports near youLimerick: 087 248 5742

Child Safety and Welfare

TUSLAAs the State agency with responsibility for child protection and welfare, and a range of other services, Tusla, like all public service organisations is planning for, and responding to the challenges caused by COVID-19 and this evolving situation

Services for Older People

ALONE Co-ordinated supports for older people. If you need support, or would like to make a referral, please call their national HELPLINE0818 222 024
Dementia and COVID-19 Information for people living with dementia and their family carers1800 341 341

Rights, Entitlements and Budgetting Service

MyWelfareCovid-19 Payments and Services
Citizen's Information ServicesFor information on your rights and entitlements. Including COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment, employment rights etc.0761 07 4000
MABSMoney Advice and Budgeting Service
Guiding people through dealing with problem debt. They are 60+ MABS offices around Ireland.
0761 07 2000
Mon- Fri 9am-8pm