Please Note: Student Counselling and Development cannot endorse any of the services or agencies listed below.
Al-Anon & Al-Ateen:
Family Groups Ltd.,PO Box 55, Eglinton Street, Cork.
Tel: 431 1899
Support groups for family and friends of problem drinkers.
PO Box 137, Eglinton Street, Cork.
Tel: 450 0481 (8-10pm)
Open meeting 8:30pm every Tuesday night at the South Parish Community Centre, Sawmill St., Cork.
Adult Children of Alcoholics group in Cork
Dominican Centre, Pope's Quay, Cork
St. Finbarrs Hospital, Douglas Rd., Cork.
Tel: 496 8933
Specialist unit for alcohol & drug abuse, prevention and treatment. Ring for appointment
Counselling and Advisory Service (Drug and alcohol):
Southern Health Board, 10 Church St. (Off Shandon St.), Cork.
Tel: 421 2382
A free service for those with drug/alcohol problems, their families and concerned persons.
Comprehensive website on drug misuse.
Confidential Helpline in Cork 021 496 89 33 (Mon - Fri 9 - 5. Closed 1 - 2)
Tel: (087) 285 9552
Fellowship of people who help each other recover from gambling addiction
Tel: 086-3548196 (7-10pm)
If someone close to you has a drug problem, NAR-ANON can help. Meetings Saturday 11:30am and Tuesday 8pm at St. Augustine's Priory. Washingtion St., Cork.
PO Box 89, Eglinton Street, Cork.
Tel: 427 8411
Ballindeasig, Belgooly, Co. Cork.
Tel: 488 7110
Residential Treatment Centre, caring for adults with addictions.
Counselling and Support
National Office for Suicide Prevention
Links to various agencies dealing with suicide including links to support agencies for those bereaved by suicide
One in Four
Supports men and women who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual violence
01 662 4070
Sexual Violence Centre Cork
5 Camden Place, Cork
Tel: 450 5577 or Freephone 1800 496 496
(Formerly Cork Rape Crisis Service)
Counselling service for survivors of rape, sexual abuse & child abuse.
Harbour Counselling Service (SHB):
Penrose Wharf, Cork
Tel: 486 1360 or 1800 234 116.
Support for adults who as children experienced abuse or neglect.
Provides a confidential helpline, information and a support service for male victims of domestic abuse
Tel: 046 902 3718
UCC LGBT Society
Offers a supportive and safe environment to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Students and links to relevant sites.
34 Paul St., Cork.
Tel: 427 5136 (Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm).
Support programme for young people (11 - 18 years) dealing with grief through death, seperation, divorce or any other significant loss.
4 Anglesea Villas, Anglesea St., Cork
Tel: 432 2333 or 1850 661 771.
Emotional and practical support to those affected by crime.
Youth Counselling Service (SHB):
YMCA, 11/12Marlboro St., Cork.
Tel: 427 01 87.
Counselling service for young people between 15 and 28 years. Ring for appointment.
16 Peters St., Cork.
Tel: 021 427 58 37 (Office) or 021 427 56 15 (Helpline) (Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm).
Information and support on all aspects of drugs and sexual health.
Local support group meetings for those affected by depression.
Helpline 1890 303 302 (Seven days 10am-10pm. Thurs to Sun, the helpline also operates after 10pm)
Provides confidential, non judgemental support for people affected by eating disorders.
Lo call helpline, e mail support, support groups, online support group.
No meetings in Cork at present.
Overeaters Anonymous (Cork):
Tel: 086 352 64 67
Support for people with eating disorders
Mental health organisation which helps people who have suffered, or are suffering, from mental health problems.
Helpline: 1890 474 474
Office: 11 Liberty St., Cork. Tel: 427 75 20
G.U.M. (Genito-Urinary Medicine / Sexually Transmitted Infections):
Outpatients Dept., South Infirmary/Victoria Hospital Complex, Old Blackrock Rd., Cork.
Tel: 496 68 44.
Free and confidential service offering diagnosis & treatment of sexually transmitted infections, HIV testing and contact tracing. Health advice also offered. Ring for appointment.
Mental Health Ireland
Support for people with a mental illness, their families and carers.
Reach Out is a web-based service that inspires young people to help themselves through tough times, and find ways to improve their own mental health and well-being.
Coach St., Cork.
Tel: 021 427 13 23 Callsave 1850 60 90 90
Confidential emotional support for those who are desparing or suicidal, 24 hours a day by telephone, email, letter or face to face.
Pregnancy / Parenting
Bowling Green, White Street, Cork
Tel: 021 43 10 591 Callsave: 1850 222 300
Support for children and families through a variety of services.
Crisis pregnancy services
Youth Health Service:
021 422 04 90/1
General health support service for under 25s offering information and clinics on topics such as crisis pregnancy, parenting, adoption, abortion and STDs.