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
SpunOut is an independent national Irish youth organisation with a mission of empowering young people aged 16–25 to create positive personal and social change. SpunOut.ie is a website that gives a voice to those who wish to tell their story in order to demonstrate to others that they are not alone, and that we all experience similar difficulties through the course of our lives. SpunOut also publish articles on sex, mental health, alcohol + drugs, education and employment.
Teen-Line Ireland is a free-phone service open every day of the week from 8pm to 11pm. Now we also open early on Wednesday – 4pm to 11pm. All calls are confidential. Our free text service is also open at the same times.
Helpline: 1800 833 634 (National Freephone)
Free Text Service: text "TEEN" to 50015
Tel: 01 462 2122 / 01 462 2124 (Office)