Local Support Services in Dublin


Aoibhneas Women's Refuge

Helpline : 01 867 0701 (24 hour service)

Opening Hours

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Contact Details

Tel: 01 867 0805
Fax: 01 867 0806
Email: helpline@aoibhneas.org
Website: http://www.aoibhneas.ie/

Main Services

  • Emergency Accommodation
  • Support & Information
  • Counselling
  • Court Accompaniment
  • Children Services
  • Outreach and Aftercare Services
  • Telephone Helpline
  • Email support for deaf / hard of hearing women: helpline@aoibhneas.org
  • Text service for deaf / hard of hearing women: 086-4136979

Inchicore Outreach Violence Against Women Centre

Helpline : 01 454 5239

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday 9:30am-5.00pm.

Outside these hours there is a message facility.

Contact Details

Tel: 01 454 5239
Email: inch.outreach@hotmail.com

Main Services

  • Advice Service
  • Accompaniment to Legal Appointments
  • Assistance with the Preparation of Evidence for Court.

Rathmines Womens Refuge

Helpline : 01 496 1002

Opening Hours

24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Contact Details

Tel: 01 496 1002
Email: womensrefuge@eircom.net

Main Services

  • Please note that Rathmines Women's Refuge is currently closed for renovation.  Please contact TUSLA - The Child and Family Agency for further information www.Tusla.ie. 

Saoirse Women's Refuge

Helpline : 01 463 0000

Opening Hours

24 hour service, open 365 days a year

Contact Details

Tel: 01 463 0000
Fax: 01 4523627
Email: admin@saoirsewomensrefuge.ie
Website: http://www.saoirsewomensrefuge.ie

Main Services

  • Emergency Accommodation
  • Support Group
  • One to one support
  • Confidential Referral
  • Rights & Entitlements Advice
  • Legal Information
  • Email support for deaf / hard of hearing women: helpline@saoirsewomensrefuge.ie
  • Text service for deaf / hard of hearing women: 087 9982251 / 085 8016721 / 085 8016720

Sonas Domestic Violence Charity

Contact Details

Tel: 01 01 671 8092 or 087 9525217
Fax: 01 686 5005
Email: info@sonasdomesticabuse.ie
Website: http://www.domesticabuse.ie

Main Services

  • Transitional Housing
  • Support & Information
  • Court Accompaniment
  • Children's Services
  • Aftercare
  • Email support for deaf / hard of hearing women: advice@sonashousing.ie

Sonas Refuge

Opening Hours

24 hour service 365 days a year

Contact Details

Tel: Emergency Help number 01 8662015
Email: refuge@sonasdomesticabuse.ie
Website: http://www.domesticabuse.ie

Main Services

  • Refuge Accommodation
  • Support service for women
  • Email support for deaf / hard of hearing women : refuge@sonasdomesticabuse.ie
  • Text service for deaf / hard of hearing women: 087-0626108
  • ISL interpreter provided if required at no cost

Strength in Numbers

Contact Details

Tel: 01 400 2080

Main Services

  • Support group for women who are or have experienced domestic abuse.
  • It is a 10 week structured programme, in Dublin 12.