Welfare Weblinks


Threshold – National Housing Organisation:
22 South Mall, Cork   T: 021 427 8848  E: threshold@eircom.net


Alcoholics Anonymous, 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

HSE Drug and Alcohol Helpline
T:1800459 459

Cork Drugs Info T: 021 493 0100

Eating Disorders

Bodywhys (Support Group for those  affected by eating disorders)
PO Box 105, Blackrock, Co. Dublin
T: 1890 200 444  E: info@bodywhys.ie

Mental/Emotional Health

MTU Cork Student Counseling Services: Supporting you on your journey through MTU

Togetherall: Togetherall is officially available to all students of MTU! Sign up for Togetherall by clicking on the link below and enjoy chatting and sharing with others about mental health!

ReachOut.com is an online service dedicated to taking the mystery out of mental health.

Click here: http://ie.reachout.com/

AWARE: (Support Group for those affected by Depression)
Helpline 1890 303 302 (Seven days 10am-10pm. Thurs to Sun, the helpline also operates after 10pm)

MTU 50808: 50808 is a free, anonymous, 24/7 messaging service providing everything from a calming chat to immediate support. 50808 provides a safe space where you’re listened to by a trained Volunteer. You’ll message back and forth, only sharing what you feel comfortable with. By asking questions, listening to you and responding with support, they will help you sort through your feelings until you both feel you are now in a calm, safe place. Text 50808

Samaritans: Confidential emotional support for those who are despairing or suicidal, 24 hours a day by telephone, email, letter or face to face
7/8 Coach St., Cork  T: 1850 609 090

Silvercloud: Silvercloud is an online mental health and wellbeing platform for staff and students. Programmes include: ‘Space from Stress’, ‘Space for Sleep’, ‘Space for Positive Body Image’, ‘Space for Resilience’, Space from Alcohol’, ‘Space from Money Worries’

Just click on the appropriate link and choose your programme:



Anglesea Street Garda Station T: 021 452 2000

Bishopstown Garda Station
T: 021 454 1012

OSS – One-Stop-Shop
(Domestic Violence Info & Resource Centre)
94 South Main St., Cork
T: 1800 497 497 (Freephone)  E: advice@osscork.ie

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 Free phone 1800 496496
Counselling service for survivors of rape, sexual abuse & child abuse.

Sexual Health and Pregnancy

The Sexual Health Centre
16 Peter Street, Cork. T: 021 427 6676 E: info@sexualhealthcentre.com

Positive Options – Crisis Pregnancy Advice
Free text LIST to 50444

General Welfare

Citizens Information Cork
80 South Mall, Cork City
T: 021 427 7377 E: cork@citinfo.ie

Speak Out: Speak Out is an online anonymous reporting tool to disclose incidents of bullying, cyberbullying, harassment, discrimination, hate crime, coercive behaviour/control, stalking, assault, sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape. The tool will help you to find relevant supports and highlight formal reporting procedures, should you wish to use them.

Find more information at: https://www.cit.ie/edi/speakout

Report by following this link: mtu.speakout.ie 

HSE – Health Service Executive
T: 1850 24 1850

Youth Information Centre
11/12 Marlboro St., Cork
T: 021 427 0187  E: corkregion@ymca-ireland.net