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.
Connect is an additional service to the HSE’s National Counselling Service which provides free face to face counselling for people who have suffered abuse, trauma or neglect in their childhood. Connect provides counselling services by telephone which may suit some people better.
The service was established after it became apparent some years ago that there had been widespread childhood abuse and neglect in Ireland.
To speak to a counsellor call freephone
- Republic of Ireland: 1800 477 477
- UK and Northern Ireland: 00800 477 477 77
- Outside RoI and UK: 00353 (0) 1 865 7495 (Int. call rates apply)
NOTE: Apologies to Connect’s callers that there was no service on Thursday May 16th due to a technical phone line problem. Normal service has resumed and the service is available as per normal hours from Friday May 17.