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

An Oifig Náisiúnta um Fhoréigean Baile, Gnéasach agus Inscnebhunaithe a Chosc

  1. Support Services for Travellers and Ethnic Minorities

National Services

ServiceDescriptionPhoneHelpline PhoneWebsite Online Contact PointsOpening HoursCatchment Area
Akidwa (African Women's Network)A voluntary representative body for all African women living in Ireland(01) 8349851     
Exchange House National Travellers Association An organisation of travellers and settled people working together to provide family support and other services to the Traveller community. These services include Domestic Violence services01-8721094     
Immigrant Council of Ireland The ICI is an Independent Law Centre that provides specialist immigration support to immigrants at particular risk, including victims of domestic and sexual violence.Appointments are available through our dedicated telephone 085 1723172
or our general Help Line
01 6740200   Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm (General helpline closed Wednesdays) 
Irish Refugee CouncilProvides support and advice for foreign nationals (01) 764 5854     
Irish Traveller MovementA national network of organisations and individuals who work within the Traveller community(01) 679 6577     
Pavee Point Information, advice, support and referral to other appropriate agencies for Traveller women experiencing violence(01) 8780255   Monday to Friday 9.30-5.30 
Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI)Rape Crisis Network Ireland(RCNI) is a specialist information and resource centre on rape and all forms of sexual violence with a proven capacity in strategic leadership. The RCNI role includes the development and coordination of national projects including expert data collection, supporting Rape Crisis Centres to reach best practice standards, using our expertise to influence national policy and social change. We are the representative, umbrella body for our member Rape Crisis Centres who provide free advice, counselling and support for survivors of sexual abuse in Ireland.091 563676 www.rcni.iefacebook:rapecrisisnetworkireland
twitter: @rcnireland 
Refugee Information Service The Refugee Information Service exists to counter social exclusion through the provision of a specialist information, referral and advocacy service to asylum-seekers and refugees.(01) 6453070     

Local Services