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Support Services

If you are a teenager and you have a question or would like to talk to someone,  you can visit one of the youth cafes listed here or you can call or email Childline 1800 66 66 66 or

Youth Cafés

Check out the Youth Cafés section to see where your nearest Youth Café is

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing Clinics

Check out the STI Testing Section to see where the nearest STI clinic

Online youth health, information and citizenship resource

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Issues

Working for equality for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people in Ireland

Support service for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender young people.

Sexual Abuse and Violence Issues

CARI (Children at Risk in Ireland)
Support service for young people around sexual abuse issues.
Helpline: 1890 924567 (Mon-Fri 9.30am – 5.30pm)

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre
Support service around sexual abuse issues.
National 24 – hour helpline: 1800 778 888

Crisis Pregnancy Counselling Services

Crisis Pregnancy Counselling is available in specialist agencies which give free counselling, information and support to women who are experiencing crisis pregnancy. Counselling is also available to the girl’s boyfriend or to their parents. For a list of crisis pregnancy counselling services, visit or freetext list to 50444.

For  information on alcohol and its effects visit

For information on drugs and their effects visit