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Galway Rape Crisis Centre

01800 355355 (Monday to Friday 10 am – 1pm) Helpline
091 564800 Office
Galway Rape Crisis Centre

Area Covered:

Galway city & county

Introduction

The Galway Rape Crisis Centre was founded in 1984 by a group of women in the Galway community who were concerned about the lack of services for survivors of sexual abuse and rape. GRCC is dedicated to providing a professional, caring and confidential counselling and support service for those in our community affected by sexual abuse and sexual violence. GRCC is now the second biggest RCC in Ireland (after Dublin)

Services Offered

Long & short term counselling
Helpline
Asylum seeker clinic
Legal clinic
24 hour emergency call-out
Medical services and Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU)
Advocacy & Accompaniment to Services (eg Court)
Education & Training Services
Services for People Supporting Survivors
Survivors Groups
Christmas Sharing

Services For

Primarily provides counselling services for female & male survivors of sexual violence and abuse. Supporters of clients can also contact the centre to receive support for themselves.
Offers an educational and awareness programme that caters for the needs of young people aged 15-20 years. The workshops promote healthy relationships, mutual respect and equality through clear communication and making healthy choices, as well as raising awareness of sexual assault, abuse and rape
Offers information talks to community groups and organisations or to groups of professionals on issues in the area of sexual violence and abuse, upon request.

See our list of members operating nationally