Safe Ireland members in Meath

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Meath Women’s Refuge & Support Services

County: Meath
046 9022393

Access Hours: 24 hour service, 365 days

Ethos/Main Aim:

  • To provide a place of safety and development to women and children suffering mental, emotional, physical and sexual or any other forms of abuse.
  • To ensure confidentiality is observed by all persons frequenting the refuge, this includes all workers and regular visitors
  • To recognise and care for the physical, emotional and educational development needs of the children who attend the service.
  • To respect and where necessary foster the parent/child relationship.
  • To offer support and information to any person in relation to violence against women whether or not they are in a refuge.

Brief Description of Refuge/Support Service:

Meath Women’s Refuge & Support Services has bedroom accommodation, residential kitchen, dining room, sitting room, arts & craft room, fully equipped playroom staffed by childcare team and a smaller playroom supervised by mothers. There is also an outside safety play area, laundry room and large meeting room, various staff offices and a staff kitchen.

Main Services Provided:

  • Emergency Accommodation/24 hour Refuge
  • Information
  • Emotional Supports
  • Safety Supports
  • Practical Supports
  • Child Related Supports
  • Counselling
  • Court and Other Accompaniment
  • Advocacy
  • Counselling and Referral
  • Aftercare
  • Outreach Services
  • 24 Hour Helpline
  • Children Services/ Children’s Programme
  • Play Therapy, Art Therapy and Music Therapy