This page contains information and links to organisations who can help and advise you with general questions in the area of domestic, sexual and gender based violence.
National Women's Council
The representative organisation of women in Ireland which works to promote equality, human rights and empowerment for women
Citizens Information Board (Formerly Comhairle)
Provides information, advice and advocacy on social services
Health Service Executive
Provides health services and social services for the people of Ireland.
provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair
Assists people whose lives are directly affected by depression.
Promotes and works to protect all human rights.
Irish Council for Civil Liberties
An independent, non-governmental membership organisation working to defend and promote human rights and civil liberties in Ireland.
Women’s Health Council
inform and influence the development of health policy to ensure the maximum health and social gain for women in Ireland.
The Equality Authority
An independent body challenging gender based discrimination
Stop Sex Trafficking Campaign (sexual violence centre, Cork)
A campaign to raise awareness of and stop sex trafficking
Joint Consortium on Gender Based Violence
Promotes the adoption of a coherent and coordinated response to gender based violence.
Money Advice and Budgeting Services
A free, confidential and independent service for people in debt or in danger of getting into debt.
National Consumer Agency
In March 2010, the consumer financial services related information and education function, previously under the responsibility of the Financial Regulator was transferred to the NCA, which now offers a one-stop shop service on consumer information and education issues in the Irish Economy.
An Garda Síochána
Ireland’s National Police Service
The Legal Aid Board
Provides professional legal aid and support services
The Courts Service
Provides information on the courts system to the public.
Irish Refugee Council
Provides support services to the refugee community
Refugee information service
Provides specialist information, referral and advocacy service to asylum-seekers and refugees
Promotes traveller’s human rights
Irish Traveller Movement
A national network of organisations and individuals working within the Traveller community.
A national network of African women living in Ireland
National Centre for the Protection of Older People