Everyone has the right to live free from violence and abuse. If you are experiencing abuse, you are not alone. There is support available to you.

We know that taking that first step, like picking up the phone, can be daunting and scary. But, staff in domestic violence services are highly trained and experienced. They are there to listen and respond to your needs. They will not pressure you to make any decisions.


There are helplines in every county in Ireland, some of them operate 24 hours a day.

Click here to find your local helpline.

There are 37 domestic violence support services right across Ireland providing a range of supports. They are free, confidential and available to all women.

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Your safety, and the safety of the people who you are trying to help, is of paramount importance.

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Domestic violence is a pattern of threatening and controlling behaviour. Learn more about domestic violence and the signs of abuse.

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All Safe Ireland members offer a range of Emotional, Practical, Safety and Child related supports to women and their children.

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