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ServiceDescriptionPhoneWebsite Opening Hours
AdVIC (Advocates for Victims of Homicide)Campaigns for greater rights for victims of homicide, their families and friends and brings together families bereaved by homicide including those affected by murder, manslaughter and fatal assault. Provides access to free professional counselling.086 127 
AmenProvides court accompaniment services, a confidential helpline, support services and information for men who have or are experiencing domestic violence (046) 902 3718; After hours (086) 194 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
BarnardosBarnardos work with vulnerable children and their families in Ireland and campaign for rights of all children(01) 453 0355 (021) 431 0591
Callsave 1850 222 300
www.barnardos.ieMon - Fri: 9am - 5pm
CARIProvides court accompaniment services and therapy for children and adolescents affected by the issue of sexual abuse and support for the non-abusing family member-carers. Also provides a helpline.Helpline:1890 924 567www.cari.ieMon-Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm
Crime Victims HelplineA national helpline which is there to listen, inform and where relevant, to refer people to support services in their local area for victims of crimeFreephone 116006www.crimevictimshelpline.ieMon 10am-7.30pm, Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 2pm-4pm
Dignity 4 PatientsDignity 4 Patients is a patient support and advocacy organisation. Dignity 4 Patients work with people who have suffered sexual assault or inappropriate sexual behaviour whilst a patient in a medical or therapeutic setting.041 9845761
086 1654111
086 8920300 
Dublin Rape Crisis CentreA 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. Helpline: 1800 77 88 telephone helpline
Irish Tourist Assistance ServiceProvides a free nationwide service offering support and assistance to tourists who are victims of crime while visiting Ireland.1890 365 700
(01) 6610562
www.itas.ieMon - Sat: 10am - 6pm. Sun & Bank Hols: 12pm - 6pm
Le CheileRestorative Justice services01-2144350 
Missing Persons HelplinePrimarily aims to support families and individuals who have a relative, colleague or friend who is missing.1890 442 552www.missingpersons.ieMon - Fri: 2.30pm - 6.30pm
One in FourOne in Four offers a voice to and support for women and men who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual violence and also to their families and friends. Support is provided directly through individual psychotherapy, group therapy, advocacy/support, and 24 hour support on our online message boards. (01) 662 4070www.oneinfour.orgMon - Fri: 9:30am - 9:30pm
Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI)The national network of rape crisis centres. Their website includes details of rape crisis centres around the country. Among the services available is court accompaniment. Galway: (091) 563 676. Dublin Rape Crisis Helpline 1800 778 888www.rcni.ieMon - Fri: 9.30am - 5pm
Support After HomicideProvides emotional support and practical information to people whose lives have been affected by homicide.087 983 7322www.supportafterhomicide.ieSeven days a week
Victim Support At CourtProvides support both before and during court proceedings. Volunteers are trained to support prosecution witnesses and their families who have been called to court to give evidence.Tel: (01) 872 8765 or Mobile: 087 288 5521 www.vsac.ieMon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Women's Aid DublinProvides a National Freephone Helpline and the support services team offers a one-to-one information and support service, as well as a court accompaniment service, providing advocacy and support to the particular needs of the woman seeking legal redress. We also have an interpeter service available covering 170 languages.1800 341 900www.womensaid.ie24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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