Barnardo's provides a comprehensive range of local support, counselling, fostering, adoption and training services for vulnerable children, young people and their families. Services offered include bullying, bereavement, child protection, domestic abuse, parenting courses, separation, tracing, and vetting.
Children’s Rights Alliance
The Children’s Rights Alliance unites over 100 members working together to make Ireland one of the best places in the world to be a child. We change the lives of all children in Ireland by making sure that their rights are respected and protected in our laws, policies and services.
Children’s Therapy Centre
The Children’s Therapy Centre (CTC) is the longest established and foremost provider of professional play therapy training in Ireland. The CTC are a registered third level educational institute and offer both a Postgraduate Diploma in Play Therapy and a MA in Humanistic and Integrative Play Therapy and Psychotherapy. CTC subscribes to a Humanistic and Integrative approach to psychotherapy and play therapy. CTC provides training in Play Therapy, Child Psychotherapy, Developmental and Therapeutic Play work, Creative Supervision, plus specialised intensive training in therapeutic responses to trauma and child abuse. CTC also offer a range of short courses in developmental and therapeutic play.
EPIC (Empowering Young People In Care In Ireland)
EPIC (formerly IAYPIC) is an independent association that works throughout the Republic of Ireland, with and for children and young people who are currently living in care or who have had an experience of living in care. This includes those in residential care, foster care, hostel, high support & special care. EPIC also works with young people preparing to leave care and in aftercare.
7 Red Cow Lane
Tel: 01 8727661
Mobile: 087 903 6598(for text messages)
Core hours are 9.00am – 5.00pm. Outside of these hours please leave a voice message, or an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting a call back and we'll be happy to do so.
Cork (Beside Mercy Hospital)
Tel: 021 242 8434
One in Four
One in Four professionally supports men and women who have experienced sexual violence, many of them during childhood. They specialize in psychotherapy, advocacy and prevention services. They are an appointment only service.