Guidance and Resources DSGBV

Stillhere campaign

If your home isn’t safe, support is still here. Public awareness campaign on domestic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support available here

Rape Crisis Network Ireland (RCNI) 

The RCNI provide relevant information including details re: accessing nationwide Rape Crisis Centres here

Rapid Review on Coronavirus/COVID-19

Report on actions and resources related to family violence across IIMHL and IIDL countries

This report is a rapid review of how IIMHL countries are addressing the impact of Covid-19 on the incidence of domestic abuse and family violence. All IIMHL countries have been included in this Rapid Review Update of Covid-19 information. The aim is to share information quickly across countries. This information focuses on countries whose governments have recently taken steps to attempt to decrease domestic abuse and family violence related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ireland is dealt with in pages 11 – 12.

WHO COVID 19 and violence against women

This WHO COVID-19 guidance considers how COVID-19 exacerbates violence against women and what the health sector/system can do, access here

National Women's Council of Ireland list of resources 

National Women’s Council of Ireland have compiled a list of resources and supports in relation to minding your health, minding your mental health, securing your income, knowing your rights, support for women experiencing violence, supporting communities. 

Available at

Women’s Aid

24hr helpline is 1800 341 900

For more information:

Safe Ireland

Safe Ireland have information on where to find help during this crisis.

Men's Aid Ireland

Men’s Aid Ireland national service supporting men and their families experiencing Domestic Violence

An Garda Síochána

An Garda Síochána- if you require urgent assistance or support, please call 999 or 112

An Garda Síochána help and support for victims of domestic abuse

National Maternity Hospital

National Maternity Hospital Medical Social Work offer non-judgemental help and support during COVID-19

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre Helpline

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre Helpline: The National 24-Hour Freephone Rape Crisis Helpline 1800 77 88 88 is open for those who need to access crisis counselling and support.