We can help

“Calling DVR was the start of my understanding and recovery”

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Free and confidential services are available over the phone or in person at various locations in Galway.

We can help

Our highly experienced and approachable team offer guidance, advice and counselling supports that empower you.

We understand that living with domestic abuse is frightening and isolating. Together we explore your options and support you to make positive changes. You are not alone.

One-to-one Support

Support ranges from providing information on your options to counselling sessions.

Advocacy and Accompaniment

Our advocacy workers can go with you to the relevant services or appointments.

Workshops & Educational Support Programmes

Support programmes specifically for women who have left their relationships.

DVR services extends to family and friends who are concerned about someone in an abusive relationship.

Contact Us

  • You can also reach us on 087 773 7957 and 087 164 6454
  • If you are in immediate danger, please contact the Gardaí on 999
  • 24 Hour telephone support is available from Women’s Aid on 1800 341 900

A list of support services and refuges throughout Ireland is available on Safe Ireland’s website. Click here for more information https://www.safeireland.ie/get-help/where-to-find-help/

Recognising Domestic Abuse and Coercive Control

Domestic abuse is common in our society. It affects 1 in 5 women.

Domestic abuse is an incident or pattern of controlling, coercive, threatening, degrading and violent behaviour. It exists in all communities and can be emotional, psychological, financial, sexual or digital.