Samaritans, freephone 116 123, email firstname.lastname@example.org (free and 24/7)
HSE Crisis text service on 50808, available to all
Pieta House crisis 24 hours a day freecall 1800 247 247 or text HELP to 51444
Counselling https://mymind.org/ and https://turn2me.ie/ provide partially government funded counselling
BelongTo crisis line text LGBTI+ to 086 1800 280 for a trained crisis volunteer 24/7
Psychosexual Therapy Options In Galway
Ballybane Community Resource Centre, Castlepark Road, Ballybane,Galway
Carrowmoneen, Tuam, Co Galway
Tel: (093) 24619
SpunOut text YMH to 086 1800 280 – connects with a trained volunteer in less than 5 minutes
Childline (18 and under) freephone 1800 66 66 66, free text the word Talk to 50101 10am-4pm or chat at childline.ie
Teenline (18 and under) freephone 1800 83 36 34
Jigsaw non-emergency counselling service 1 – 5 pm weekdays, information on https://jigsaw.ie/get-support/. Live chat through their website https://jigsawonline.ie/young-people/jigsaw-live-chat/ or phoneline 1800 544729, or email@example.com in working hours. Service for youth 12-25 or concerned adults
Jigsaw Galway is a free, non-judgemental and confidential support service for young people (15-25) living in Galway city and county. They provide guidance and support for young people who are going through a difficult or distressing time, and for those concerned about a young person in their life. 091-549252, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jigsaw Roscommon is a free, non-judgemental and confidential support service for young people (15-25) living in Roscommon Town and county. 0906-665087, email@example.com
Youth Work Ireland Galway is a voluntary organisation committed to delivering quality youth services within local communities, to empower young people to identify and realise their potential in a safe and supportive environment.. 41/43 Prospect Hill, Galway H91 E4W5, 091-561637, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foroige has over fifty youth clubs in the Galway Mayo Roscommon region. Galway and Clare contact Gerry on Gerry.Prior@foroige.ie, 086 247 8007, Mayo contact Andy, email@example.com 086 010 6200, South Mayo and North Galway contact Martin, firstname.lastname@example.org 086 827 5685
Spunout runs a text support service that can be accessed by texting YMH or SPUNOUT to 086 1800 280, which connects with a trained volunteer in less than 5 minutes. They also have a very comprehensive youth information website
*If you or someone you care about it at immediate Risk: Call the Guards on 112 or 999*
Cope Galway Domestic Abuse Service & Refuge
COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service supports women and children in Galway who experience domestic abuse and violence. They are here to listen, believe and support people in a journey to a life free from domestic abuse.
Also offer support for deaf / hard of hearing women, just let them know when you contact them.
24-hour confidential helpline on 091 565 985 or email email@example.com
Domestic Violence Response
Founded in 1998, Domestic Violence Response are a community led organisation responding to the issue of domestic abuse in Galway County, responding to the needs of women and children who are subjected to violence and abuse in the home, based in the towns of Oughterard and Salthill in Galway. Phone +353 (0)91-866740 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Women’s Aid (national phoneline)
Women’s Aid works in Ireland to stop domestic violence against women and children since 1974. They work to make women and children safe from domestic violence, offer support, provide hope to women affected by abuse and work for justice and social change.
Tel: 1800 341 900 24-hour helpline
Text service for deaf and hard of hearing women daily on 087 959 7980
Online chat Mon, Wed and Fri from 7-10pm
Men’s Aid Irelands
Provide a confidential helpline, a support and information service for male victims of domestic abuse
Confidential Helpline Number: 01-5543811, Email: email@example.com