Ireland - Irish Helplines, Crisis Lines & Lifelines for Kids, Teens & Women: Suicide, Child Abuse, Domestic Abuse, LGBT, Runaways, Bullying & More

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Ireland - Irish Kids and Teens Helplines

Childline Helpline Ireland

1800 66 66 66
If you need someone to talk to please call Childline on 1800 66 66 66 - 24 - hour service - We are always here to listen whenever you want to talk.
Childline Online is for young people up to the age of 18. If you want to chat to us live please click on the 'Chat to us' button. If you have been affected by bullying you may access support by texting the word ‘Bully’ to 50101 . You may also contact Teentext by texting 'Talk' to 50101. These services are available from 10am to 4am every day.

TeenLine Ireland

FREE PHONE 1800 833 634 Between 8pm - 11pm (7 days a week) | FREE TEXT : Teen to 50015

Need To Talk? If you need someone to talk to, we’re here to listen. All calls are confidential. We can’t see your number and you don’t have to give us your name or location. It is safe and secure. We’re here to help. #WeListen

Child Abuse Helplines - Ireland - Irish

CARI Child Abuse Helpline Ireland

Lo Call 1890 92 4567 - Concerned? Need help? Call Us

The CARI Helpline (Lo Call 1890 92 4567), a specialised NATIONAL service is the overarching resource provided by CARI and often the first point of contact for those concerned about or affected by child sexual abuse. The CARI Helpline has responded to approximately 1,300 calls per year since 2006.

Run Away Helplines - Ireland - Irish

Thinking of Running Away? Missing Children's Helpline UK

Call or text 116 000 | We are free, 24/7 |

You can contact the ISPCC Missing Children Hotline on 116 000 - this is free and opened 24 hours a day and is a confidential service, you do not have to give your name and we do not trace calls. This service will listen to you, give you advice and support and will try to help you to sort out the areas in your life that you want to run away from.

You can also contact Childline on 1800 66 66 66 or contact Teentxt by texting the word “Talk” to 50101.

Suicide and Crisis Help Helplines - Ireland - Irish

Samaritans National Lifeline UK & Ireland

116 123 (UK & Ireland) | Email jo@samaritans.org
Whatever you're going through, call us free any time, from any phone on 116 123.

We're here round the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need a response immediately, it's best to call us on the phone. This number is FREE to call. You don't have to be suicidal to call us.

I’m feeling suicidal (and Self-Harming) Helpline - Pieta House

Freecall 1800 247 247
contact us at any hour of the day by phoning Freecall 1800 247 247 - Help for those thinking about Suicide or Self-Harming.
Or if you can simply text HELP to 51444.

SOSAD (Save Our Sons And Daughters)

24 hour emergency: 041 9848754 | Email: info@sosadireland.ie
Sosad Ireland now has a 24 hour emergency line for anyone at risk from suicide, so please contact us if you feel that you cannot cope on your own.

1life 1-800-247-100

1life 1-800-247-100 or text the word HELP to 51444

Aware's Freephone Support Line

Aware's Freephone Support Line is available seven days a week, 10am-10pm on 1800 80 48 48.

If you are experiencing #Depression or #BipolarDisorder, or you are concerned about someone who is, our trained volunteers are ready to hear from you.

In 2016, our volunteers answered 11,236 calls. If depression or bipolar disorder are impacting your life, make this the weekend you reach out for support. Aware: #ChangingLives #SavingLives

Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault & Rape Helplines for Women & Men - Ireland - Irish

Women's Aid Ireland - Making Women and Children Safe

1800 341 900 - National Freephone Helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week - Listening. Believing. Supporting.

If you are in immediate danger, there are a number of steps you can take to help keep you safe. (more info on site)

If you can, get out of the situation now.
Ring your local Garda Station or if it is an emergency, call 999/112.
Ring the Women's Aid National Freephone Helpline on 1800 341 900. The Helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

RapeCrisisHelp Ireland - Specialist Help and Support on Sexual Violence

24 Hour Helpline on 1800 778888

Welcome to RapeCrisisHelp.ie where you will find information about the professional support and the choices available to survivors of sexual violence. You may also want to call, email or drop in to a local service for information and support, or you can call the 24 Hour Helpline on 1800 778888

The 24 hour helpline is run by the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.

Whether you're ready to leave or not - If you can't leave or if you're just not ready, we can help you to think about your safety. If you are ready to leave we can find safe accommodation for you and your children if you need it. This can either be in a refuge or another safe place. We can find out about spaces in other refuges throughout the country, including specialist black and minority ethnic refuges, one of which we run.

Amen - Male Domestic Abuse Helpline Ireland

Call 046 9023 718 - Confidential Helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm.

BREAK YOUR SILENCE - There is no shame in being a male victim. Call 046 9023 718

The helpline is often the first point of contact for men, their concerned family members or friends.

LGBT Help & Information Helplines - Ireland - Irish

LGBT Helpline Ireland

1890 929 539 - Monday to Wednesday 6.30pm - 9pm, Thursday 6.30pm - 10pm, Friday 4pm - 9pm, Saturday & Sunday 4pm - 6pm | Also instant messaging support service and Chat options.

We’re here to support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people

The LGBT Helpline is a non-judgmental and confidential service providing listening, support and information to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, their family and friends, and to those who are questioning if they might be LGBT. The LGBT Helpline service is provided by a network of trained volunteers from a number of local LGBT helplines.

Gay Switchboard Ireland

HELPLINE OPEN 7 DAYS : 01-872 1055 - Monday to Friday: 6:30pm – 9pm, Saturday: 2pm – 6pm, Sunday & Bank Holidays: 4pm – 6pm
Online Chat & Email Support: 7 Days A Week

Gay Switchboard Ireland is an LGBT+ support service. It has been a constant support for the community throughout the past 40 years of social change. The service has always been managed and delivered by friendly trained volunteers who come from the community that they support.

Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia etc.) Information Helplines - Ireland

Bodywhys - The Eating Disorders Association Of Ireland

LoCall helpline 1890 200 444
Mondays, Wednesdays, Sundays: 07:30pm - 09:30pm
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 10:30am - 12:30pm

The helpline is open for two hours during each session and is delivered by a team of trained volunteers

Confidential help, support & information services for people with eating disorders and for their families & friends.