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Support Services


Additional information can be found on “Bright Sky Ireland”. Bright Sky Ireland is a free app available on Google Play and Apple App Store. The app connects victims of domestic and sexual abuse to advice and support services across the country. It enables users to locate their nearest support centre by searching their area and provides information about different forms of abuse such as domestic abuse, sexual violence and harassment.   It also provides a journal to record incidents of abuse by text, video, voice recording or photography.

Bright Sky AppLinks:

Domestic Abuse Intervention Policy 2017 is available here:

Domestic Violence Act 2018 is available here:

Guide to Safety Orders in Dating Relationships is available here:

Support Services:

 *An Garda Síochána

Emergency Tel: 999/112 – 24hrs

Report/Advice: Contact a local Garda Station

Visit: www.garda.ie


* Women's Aid

Tel: 1800 341 900 - 24hr National Freephone Helpline

Visit: www.womensaid.ie

Email: helpline@womensaid.ie


*Men’s Development Network

Tel: 1800 816 588 Male Victims National Helpline

Visit: Men's Network

Email: men@mens-network.net


* Safe Ireland

Tel: 090 6479078

Visit: www.safeireland.ie

Email: info@safeireland.ie


* ADAPT Domestic Abuse Services

Tel: 061 412354

Visit: www.adaptservices.ie

Email: info@adaptservices.ie


* Sonas

Tel: 087 952 5217 – Advice Line

24hr Refuge: 01 866 2015

Visit: www.domesticabuse.ie

Email: info@sonasdomesticabuse.ie


* Men’s Aid Ireland – (dedicated support service for male victims)

Tel: 01 554 3811

Visit: www.mensaid.ie

Email: hello@mensaid.ie


* Rape Crisis Help

Tel: 1800 778888

Visit: www.rapecrisishelp.ie

Email: info@rcc.ie


* Samaritans

Tel: 116 123 - 24 hr Helpline

Visit: www.samaritans.org

Email: jo@samaritans.ie


Where to get Legal Advice?

* Legal Aid Board

Tel: 066 947 1000 or 0818 615 200

Visit: www.legalaidboard.ie

Email: info@legalaidboard.ie


* Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC)

Tel: 0818 350 250 or 01 8745690

Visit: www.flac.ie


* Courts – Family Law

Visit: www.courts.ie for local court contact details