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 Cafes

Kick-Back Cafe
Respond Community Building
Rineanna View
Shannon, Clare
Tel:  061 364318
The Attic - Bantry Youth Cafe
No. 9 Marino Street,
Bantry, Cork
Tel:  027 56856
The Funky Fish - Bandon Youth Cafe
St Finbarr's Place
Bandon, Cork
Tel:  023 20780
The Loft
16 Port Road
Co. Donegal
Tel:  074 912 9630
The Buzz Club
Mulhuddart Community Centre
Church Road, Dublin 15
Tel:  01 821 5120
The Zone Youth Health Cafe
Blakestown Resource Centre
Blakestown, Dublin 15
Tel:  086 836 8061
The Corduff Community Youth Project
Corduff Sports Centre
Blackrock Road
Dublin 15 (Thursday nights)
Tel:  086 605 4126
Area 24
Mountain Park
Old Bawn
Tallaght, Dublin 24
Tel:  01 463 2070
The Exit Cafe
Unit 1A Brookfield Enterprise Centre
Tallaght, Dublin 24
Tel:  01 462 9811
The Gaf
Francis Street
Tel:  091 535370
Afesca, Tuam Advice Cafe
Chapel Lane
Tuam, Galway
Tel:  093 52929
d'CUBE, Youth Advice Cafe
Marina Point,
Harbour Road,
Ballinasloe, Galway
Tel:  090 963 1692
Crib no nOg
Halla Elnne
An Cheathru Rua
Co no Gaillimhe
Tel:  087 618 7280
Lava Javas Limerick Youth Cafe
The Basement
Limerick Youth Service
Lower Glentworth Street
Tel:  061 412 2444


Northside Youth Cafe
Watch House Cross
Moyross, Limerick
Tel:  087 121 6312
An Moncai Ocrach Dingle Youth Cafe
Dingle - An Daingean
Tel:  066 915 2822
The Cove youth Cafe
The Fairgreen
Westport, Co. Mayo
Tel:  098 56902
Youthreach Progression Centre Hi-w@y Cafe
2-3 Brews Hill
Navan, Co Meath
Tel:  046 21910
Youth Cafe
York Street
Co. Monaghan
Tel:  042 975 1000
Squashy Couch
32 Parnell Street
Tel:  051 859000

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.