Irish Deaf Society (IDS) Advocacy service-Deaforward

Deaforward is a Deaf- led advocacy and Confidential service providing advice and guidance of information on social/health, education and general public information to the Deaf community in their first or preferred language, Irish Sign Language (ISL).

Contact Details

Irish Deaf Society
Deaf Village Ireland
Rathoath Road
Dublin 7

Skype: deaforward Irishdeafsociety
ooVoo: deaforward
Text: 086 440 1443
Phone: 01 860 1987

Women's Aid Ireland | Working to End Violence Against Women.

Women’s Aid Helpline

Women’s aid offers a completely support to women and their children who are experienced emotional, physical and / or financial abuse, in their own homes. Women’s Aid confidential Text Support number 087 959 7980. Women’s aid ensures that all faxes are received in a secure confidential environment. Women from the Deaf community can avail of out supports by text or fax.

Contact Details

Text: 087 959 7980
Fax: 01 8684722 (when sending a fax please state a safe time to reply)
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At Samaritans, they offer confidential, non judgemental support 24 hours a day

Contact Details

Text: 087 260 9090

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