Support Services

If you or a friend or family member has been impacted by crime, there are a number of organisation in Ireland who can help.

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Dublin Rape Crisis Network National 24-Hour Helpline

Phone: 1800 778 888

Freephone helpline for survivors of sexual abuse, sexual assault and rape.

Website: https://www.drcc.ie/

Community Law + Mediation

Phone: 061 536 100

Free/affordable legal advice/representation, advocacy and a mediation service

Website: https://communitylawandmediation.ie/

Restorative Justice Strategies for Change

Phone:

Supports the development of restorative justice in Europe by co-creating national strategies

Website: https://restorativejustice.ie/

Restorative Justice Services

Phone: 01 672 4446

Provides restorative justice programmes

Website: https://rjs.ie/

Irish Tourist Assistance Services (ITAS)

Phone: 01 666 9354

Support and assistance to people visiting Ireland affected by crime

Website: https://www.itas.ie/

Threshold

Phone: 1 800 454 454

Advice and support offered to tenants

Website: https://www.threshold.ie/

RTB Residential Tenancies Board

Phone: 0818 303 037

Information provided on landlord/tenant rights and responsiblity

Website: https://www.rtb.ie/

Ruhama

Phone: 01 836 0292

Support for people affected by prostitution

Website: https://www.ruhama.ie/

Sexual Assault Treatment Units

Phone:

Provide care for people aged 14 years and over who have been recently sexually assaulted or raped.

Website: https://www2.hse.ie/sexual-assault-treatment-units/

Parc Road Safety Group

Phone: 086 377 3784

Support and information to people bereaved or injured in road traffic collisions

Website: http://www.parcroadsafety.ie/

Irish Road Victims Association

Phone: 086 863 4194

Support and information to people bereaved or injured in road traffic collisions

Website: https://www.irva.ie/

Dignity4Patients

Phone: 041 984 3730

Supports people who have suffered sexual abuse while a patient

Website: https://www.dignity4patients.org/

Sage Patient Advocacy Service

Phone: 1850 71 9400

Support and advocacy for healthcare patients

Website: https://www.sageadvocacy.ie/

Patient Advocacy Service

Phone: 0818 293 003

Helps people make a complaint about their care in a public hospital

Website: https://www.patientadvocacyservice.ie/

Missing Persons National Helpline

Phone: 1890 442 552

Supports family and friends of missing persons

Website: https://www.missingpersons.ie/

Sage Support and Advocacy Service for Older People

Phone: 1850 71 9400

Support and advocacy for older people and vulnerable aduts

Website: https://www.sageadvocacy.ie/

Seniors Alert Scheme (Personal Alarm)

Phone: 01 511 7000 (option2)

Grant support for the supply of personal alarm equipment for people aged over 65

Website: https://www.pobal.ie/programmes/seniors-alert-scheme-sas/

Crisis Text Line, 24-Hour support in a crisis

Phone: text HELLO to 50808

Free text helpline offering emotional support

Website: https://text50808.ie/

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The Crime Victims Helpline is a listening and support service for victims of crime in Ireland. We provide time and space for victims to talk about their experiences. We also answer questions about the criminal justice system and help victims understand their rights.