Scouter - Supports for You

The following information has been compiled from various sources who specialise in counselling and support provision, but this is not an exhaustive list. Any member of Scouting Ireland may avail of these services for any reason. We would also encourage our volunteers and youth members to talk to someone they trust if they have been adversely affected by any recent items in the national press.

• The HSE National Counselling Service welcomes calls from adults who have experienced abuse in childhood. Contact details are as follows;

HSE Area

Areas Covered

Freephone Number

Dublin North East

North Dublin & Meath

1800 234 110

Dublin North East

Navan, Cavan, Louth & Monaghan

1800 234 117

Dublin Mid Leinster

Laois, Offaly, Longford & Westmeath

1800 234 113

HSE West

Galway, Mayo & Roscommon

1800 234 114

HSE West

Limerick, Clare & North Tipperary

1800 234 115

HSE West

Donegal, Leitrim & Sligo

1800 234 119

HSE South East

Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny, Carlow & South Tipperary

1800 234 118

HSE South

Cork & Kerry

1800 234 116


NexusNorthern Ireland   02890 326803 or 02871 260566

    • Nexus Northern Ireland offers services and support to people who have been affected by sexual violence in any form, their services are delivered across Northern Ireland.
      • 02890 326803 or 02871 260566
    • The Rape Crisis Centre operates a 24-hour helpline run by trained personnel
      • 1800 77 88 88
    • The CARI helpline is the first point of contact and support for any person or professional who has concerns about or has been affected by child sexual abuse or sexualised behaviour
      • 1890 924 567
    • In Northern Ireland, Women’s Aid is a voluntary organisation addressing domestic and sexual violence and providing services for women and children
      • 0808 802 1414

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