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Counselling Services for Victims of Crime


National Services

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 subsidised counselling.086 127 2156www.advic.ie 
BarnardosProvides counselling and therapy to children affected by homicide and supports children whose well-being is under threat, by working with them, their families and communities and by campaigning for the rights of children. (01) 453 0355 (021) 431 0591www.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
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 88www.drcc.ie/24-hour telephone helpline

Local Services

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