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Confidential helpline, support and information service for male victims of domestic abuse.
The Anti Bullying Centre
ABC leads the field of research, resource development and training in bullying in Ireland and is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in bullying research.
Birthmark Ireland -
This website has been set up with the objective of creating an Irish support group for parents of children with a birthmark.
Therapy and support for children affected by child sexual abuse.
Cosc - the National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence
Cosc is the National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence. Cosc is an Irish word and means "to stop" or "to prevent". The work of Cosc covers issues relating to domestic and sexual violence against women and men, including older people in the community.
Crime Victims Helpline
We offer support to all victims of crime in Ireland. Established in 2005, our aim is to support, inform and empower victims of crime and all those impacted by crime. We are here to listen. We will give you time and space to talk about your experience. We can provide you with information about the criminal justice system and referrals to other resources in your community that may be able to help.
Crisis Pregnancy Agency
The HSE Sexual Health & Crisis Pregnancy Programme is a national programme tasked with developing and implementing a national strategy to address the issue of crisis pregnancy in Ireland.
Drugs Awareness Programme
Drugs.ie is an independent website managed by The Ana Liffey Drug Project. Our mission is to help individuals, families and communities prevent and/or address problems arising from drug and alcohol use. Drugs.ie is responsible for the Let's Talk About Drugs National Media Awards.
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre was established in 1979 and is a national organisation offering a wide range of services to women and men who are affected by rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment or childhood sexual abuse. The services include a national 24-hour helpline, one to one counselling, court accompaniment, outreach services, training, awareness raising and lobbying.
Focus Ireland works with people who are homeless or are at risk of losing their homes across Ireland. Our services include advice and information assistance, supported housing, education and training, amongst others, in multiple locations across Ireland.
Irish Advocacy Network
The Irish Advocacy Network is a peer-led, island-wide organisation which promotes equal citizenship to people with mental health difficulties through advocacy, information and support in partnership with other organisations.
Irish Childhood Bereavement Network
The Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) was founded in 2012 to act as a hub for those working with bereaved children, young people and their families.
The Simon Communities in Ireland are a network of eight regionally based independent Simon Communities that share common values and ethos in tackling all forms of homelessness throughout Ireland, supported by a National Office.
In this region, North West Simon Community is a not for profit organisation working with those at risk of homelessness in counties Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo. The organisation works in partnership with statutory and voluntary service providers. North West Simon Community is an affiliate of the Simon Communities of Ireland comprising 8 Simon Communities throughout the country and the national office in Dublin.
Tusla – Child and Family Agency
The Child and Family Agency was established on the 1st January 2014 and is now the dedicated State agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children. Services include: Child protection and welfare services Educational Welfare Services Psychological Services Alternative care Family and Locally-based Community Supports Early Years Services Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Services
Want to be listed in our directory?
- Be based in Sligo / Leitrim or provide a service to children, young people or families (0 to 24 years of age, plus pre-birth services) in Sligo / Leitrim
- Be a state supported or not for profit service or agency
- Be non-political and non-commercial
Please note that this is not a bulletin board for events; it is a directory of agencies that provide an ongoing service to children, young people and families.
Final decisions on website content, including whether or not an individual service is listed, and on the content of listings, rests with the administrators of the website.