Survivor specific supports Ireland & UK

Survivor Specific Supports

The Department of Education Residential Institutions Redress Unit
The Residential Institutions Redress Unit manages the Department’s response to initiatives for the redress of child abuse in residential institutions.

Christine Buckley Centre
Offers learning and support to survivors of institutional abuse  -Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 4 pm
01 8725771

Right of Place Second Chance
Right of Place is aimed at supporting Survivors and their Families to meet the challenges in their lives resulting from being placed in an Industrial institution. Regional offices in Cork, Waterford and Limerick

Offering support in the following ways:

  • Outreach Service to our clients
  •  Advocacy
  • Transitional Apartments
  • Referral
  • Information/advice in all aspects of their lives.
  • Social Outings

Ireland: 1890200709
International 0035351841819

Towards Healing
Counselling for Survivors
Freephone 1800 303416 (Rep of Ireland)
Freephone 0800 0963315 (Northern Ireland and UK)
Hearing-impaired Text Line Number: 085-8022859

National Counselling Service
Counselling supports
Childhood abuse service for adults

CHO Area 1
Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim
Phone: 1800 234 119

CHO Area 2
Galway, Mayo, Roscommon
Phone: 1800 234 114

CHO Area 3
Limerick, Clare, North Tipperary
Phone: 1800 234 119

CHO Cork Kerry
Phone:1800 234 116

CHO Area 5
Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny, Carlow, South Tipperary
Phone: 1800 234 118

CH East
South Dublin, South East Dublin, East Wicklow
Phone: 1800 234 111

Dublin South, Kildare and West Wicklow Community Healthcare,
Phone: 1800 234 112

CHO Area 8 (Midlands)
Laois, Offaly, Longford, Westmeath
Phone: 1800 234 113

CHO Area 1/8
Louth, Meath, Cavan, Monaghan
Phone: 1800 234 117

CHO Area 9
Dublin North, Dublin North City
Phone: 1800 234 110

Connect Counselling
Telephone counselling
1800 477 477
6PM – 10PM

Barnardos Origins Family Tracing Service
Family tracing
(+353 1) 813 4100

UK based survivors
ICAP Psychotherapy and Counselling
Counselling supports for survivors based in the UK
020 7272 7906

Residential Institutions Redress Board
The Redress Board was set up under the Residential Institutions Redress Act, 2002 to make fair and reasonable awards to persons who, as children, were abused while resident in industrial schools, reformatories and other institutions subject to state regulation or inspection.