National Counselling Service (NCS)

» National Counselling Service (NCS)
General Details
Contact position: Director
Service / Organisation: HSE
071 9142161
Description:

The HSE National Counselling Service (NCS) is a professional, confidential counselling and psychotherapy service available free of charge in all regions of the Health Services Executive. Our client group are adults who have experienced trauma and abuse in childhood with priority given to adult survivors of institutional abuse in Ireland.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north
Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways) :
  • People can self-refer / access the service directly (without the need for a referral)
  • Parents / guardians can refer
  • Through GP
  • Through Tusla Child and Family Social Workers
  • Through other Tusla services (e.g. Education Welfare Service)
  • Through HSE services
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Young adults (18-24 years)
  • Adults (25-64 years)
  • Adults (65+ years)
 
 

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