Sligo Rape Crisis Centre

Rape Crisis Counselling Services Start in Carrick-On-Shannon

The Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre Sligo, Leitrim and West Cavan is delighted to announce that they are now providing a Face to Face Outreach Counselling Service in Carrick- on -Shannon, Co. Leitrim. This free service is not only available to survivors of sexual violence but also to their supporters such as family and friends. The term Sexual Violence includes rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual harassment, exposure to pornography, prostitution and trafficking. This service is provided by 2 fully trained rape crisis counsellors.

A spokes woman for the centre stated, “To provide Outreach Services throughout Sligo, Leitrim and West Cavan has long been an unrealised part of our Strategic Plan. The provision of face to face counselling services in Carrick is the first step towards providing accessible counselling and support throughout our catchment area. We hope to further extend and develop our service in Carrick. Sometimes people who experience sexual violence can feel isolated and may feel that they don’t want to talk to family or friends; we offer a place where you can talk and express how you feel with someone who is trained and experienced in supporting you. The service we are offering in Carrick is face to face counselling where people have an appointment once a week, the service is free and confidential. Please do not hesitate to contact us, we are here to help.

If you would like further information or to make an appointment in Carrick or Sligo please ring free phone 1800 750 780




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