We recognise that this is not a good time of year for everyone and for some people it is the worst time of year.

If you feel you need to talk to someone, here are some helpful numbers and websites of people you can contact:

Samaritans - how we can help you or free call number 116 123 available 24/7

Aware (supporting depression) 1800 80 48 48 Daily 10am – 10pm

Turn2Me.org No phoneline but website might be of help.

Gay Switchboard Ireland - (01) 872 1055 6.30pm - 9pm, 7 days per week | email: ask@gayswitchboard.ie | IM on their Facebook page here.

Parentline - guiding parents, supporting families Lo Call 1890 927277 or 01 8733500 Monday–Thursday 10 a.m. – 9.30 p.m. and Friday 10a.m. – 4.30 p.m

Childline 1800 66 66 66 or Free text TALK to 50101

Teenline 1800 833 634 open Monday - Friday 8pm-11pm) or Free Text ‘HEAR’ to 51444 (text service no longer available.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul 01 8386990 - you will find the numbers for individual area offices on the site linked.

Fr Peter McVerry Trust 01 823 0776

Simon Community

Focus Ireland

HOMELESS HELPLINE at 1800 707 707 (Dublin only, Central Placement Service)

You can also find more helpful sites and numbers in this sticky in After Hours and this sticky in Personal Issues. Take care.