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Covid-19 Community Supports: Home and Personal Safety

March 31, 2020  Posted in: Community, Uncategorised

Domestic Violence

If anyone is experiencing domestic abuse of any nature they can call Gardaí on 999 /112.

It is important to note that the courts are still hearing cases related to safety orders, barring orders and similar safety related cases.  To learn more about the process see http://www.courts.ie/Courts.ie/Library3.nsf/0/0B054C9D139DC7C880257FB5003F5683?opendocument&l=en

Still Here: The Department of Justice has launched a public awareness campaign about domestic abuse during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Details are available at https://www.stillhere.ie

VSAC (Victim Support at Court) is an organisation that the Cathedral has supported through the Charitable and Community Fund.  https://www.vsac.ie/

Stop Domestic Violence in Ireland is an organisation that the Cathedral has been working with to educate victims, and support families to exit domestic violence situations safely.  http://stopdomesticviolence.ie/  They do this by providing someone to listen and communicate through social media and phone supports.  You can get in contact any time you need a sounding board or advice. Contact Priscilla or Ainie on (086) 869 7022 / Ashtown, Navan Road, Dublin 7. Email: stopdomesticviolenceinireland@gmail.com

Sonas Refuge http://www.domesticabuse.ie/

Sonas is the largest provider of frontline services to women and children experiencing domestic abuse in the greater Dublin region. They support women and children experiencing domestic abuse by providing effective, quality services.

SAFE IRELAND www.safeireland.ie

If you are experiencing abuse, there is support available to you. To find your nearest supports check out https://www.safeireland.ie/get-help/where-to-find-help/

TUSLA   If you have a concern that child abuse may be taking place, please contact Tusla here: https://www.tusla.ie/services/child-protection-welfare/concerns/

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