Immediate Supports

Hands across time Image by Bill GraceyA family dispute, whether the breakdown relationship or a dispute involving children can give rise to the need for a variety of immediate supports and or intervention, and can include:

For those in need of immediate support the Samaritans provide confidential non-judgemental emotional support, 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide. There are local Samaritans branches throughout Ireland:

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Contacts

Samaritans 

  • Address: Samaritans Ireland, 4-5 Usher’s Court, Usher’s Quay, Dublin 8.
  • Tel: 01 6710071; Freephone: 116-123
  • Website: www.samaritans.ie

COSC – The National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence

  • Address: Department of Justice and Equality, 2nd Floor, Montague Court, Montague Street, Dublin 2
  • Tel: 01 4768680
  • Email: cosc@justice.ie
  • Website: www.cosc.ie 

TUSLA – Child and Family Agency

  • Address: Child and Family Agency, Block D, Park Gate Business Centre, Parkgate Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Tel:(01) 635 2854
  • Website: http://www.tusla.ie/
  • Email: info@tusla.ie

Legal Aid Board

  • Address: Legal Aid Board, Quay Street, Cahirciveen, Co. Kerry.
  • Also 33 full time offices nationwide – other part-time offices
  • Tel: (066) 947 1000 Lo-call No: 1890 615 200  Fax: (066) 947 1035
  • Website: http://www.legalaidboard.ie

Free Legal Advice Centre

  • Address: Free Legal Advice Centre, 13 Lower Dorset Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
  • Legal information lines: Lo-Call: 1890 350 250 / +353 1 874 5690
  • Website: http://www.flac.ie/

Citizens Information

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Barnardos

  • Address: Barnardos National Office, Christchurch Square, Dublin 8. (Open Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5pm)
  • Tel: 01 453 0355 Callsave: 1850 222 300
  • Email: info@barnardos.ie
  • Website: http://www.barnardos.ie