Connect counselling will extend its opening times for six weeks due to public focus on the Mother and Baby Homes report.
Connect provides telephone based counselling and support to abuse survivors, and is extending its opening to 6-10 pm seven days per week until Sunday, December 13th. Connect normally opens from
6-10 pm, Wednesday to Sunday.
Connect counsellors will be available every evening and callers can speak with a trained professional who can offer emotional support. (Note that the counsellors at Connect cannot advise on adoption or tracing issues.)
Connect is available at freephone:
- 1800 477 477 from the Republic of Ireland
- 00800 477 477 77 from Northern Ireland and the UK
Connect is funded by the HSE.