Additional opening time for those impacted by Mother and Baby Homes redress deferral

Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Connect counselling is offering additional opening hours for people impacted by the decision to defer redress for people affected by the Mother and Baby Homes scandal.

Connect provides free telephone-based counselling to support people who are in distress following abuse.

Connect will open for additional hours tonight (April 11, 2017) from 6-11pm. Normal opening hours are Wednesday to Sunday 6-10pm.

Connect provides professional counselling and support to survivors at Freephone 1800 477 477 in the Republic of Ireland and 00800 477 477 77 in Northern Ireland.

Further information at www.connectcounselling.ie. Connect is funded by the HSE.

Further Information

Ronan Cavanagh, Cavanagh Communications: (086) 317 9731.