Reach out for support
If you are worried about how your partner or ex treats you it can help to chat things through. Our team will listen to you and believe you.
Our instant messaging support service is completely free and confidential. Or call the Women’s Aid 24Hr national freephone helpline on 1800 341 900.
Worried about a friend?
You can also chat to us or call us for information.
“My ex threatened to send nudes of me to all their mates if I don’t get back with them, what do I do?”
Online abuse is real abuse, and it’s not OK.
If your partner or ex is tracking your location, constantly messaging you, going through your phone, or spying on you this is online abuse. There are things you can do to stay safe online.
You do not have to be married or living with your partner or ex to seek legal protection.
How to break up safely
Leaving an abusive relationship can be frightening and complicated. You know your situation better than anyone else; trust your judgement and weigh your options before taking any steps.
If you decide to break up with your partner you can create a safety plan to do this safely. We can help you create a Safety plan.
Chat to us or call us to create a Safety Plan.
Male advice line: 1800 816 588, open 7 days
- Free phone: 1800 66 66 66
- Free text: 50101
- Chat: Childline.ie
If you are worried about things at home contact Barnardos
Information and support on all your options, including abortion services and continued pregnancy supports.
Freephone: 1800 828 010
Visit MyOptions.ie for more information
HSE sexual wellbeing
Information on contraception, STI’s, consent and more.
Order at-home free STI check here.
Support for young LGBTQI+ people. Contact BeLonGTo.
Call: National LGBT+ Freephone Helpline on 1800 929 539
Specific support for areas within the LGBTQ+ community.
Call: Helpline on 01 872 1055
List of youth groups for young Travellers from SpunOut
Traveller and Roma Centre. Contact Pavee Point.
If English is not your first language, we can help you. The Women’s Aid national freephone helpline is available in over 200 languages through our Telephone Interpretation Service.
Call: Women’s Aid 24Hr national freephone helpline on 1800 341 900
Immigrant Council of Ireland
Organisation that promotes the rights of migrants. Contact Immigrant Council.
Migrant Rights Centre Ireland
Organisation working to advance the rights of migrant workers and their families. Contact MRCI.
Disabled Women Ireland
National representative organisation of disabled women, girls and non binary people in Ireland. Contact Disabled Women Ireland.
National Deaf Women of Ireland
Empowering deaf women. Contact Deaf Women Ireland.
Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
Call: National 24 Hour Freephone Helpline at 1800 778888