Adult Services

HSE National Counselling Service (NCS)

The HSE National Counselling Service (NCS) is a professional, confidential counselling and psychotherapy service available free of charge in all regions of the HSE; for adults who have experienced trauma and abuse in childhood with priority given to adult survivors of institutional abuse in Ireland.



Connect is a free telephone counselling and support service for any adult who has experienced abuse, trauma or neglect in childhood. You can talk in confidence with a trained counsellor who can listen or help with questions you have.

Opening Times: Wednesday to Sunday 6.00pm -10.00 pm
Tel: 1800 477 477 (Republic of Ireland)
Tel: 00800 477 477 77 (Northern Ireland & UK)
Tel: +353 1 865 7495 (Outside Republic of Ireland & UK)