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Rape Crisis North East

Rape Crisis North East (RCNE) is a dedicated professional counselling service available to women, men and teenagers who have suffered as a result of Rape, Sexual Harassment, Sexual Assault and Child Sexual Abuse within the North East Region of Ireland.

We are here to provide you with a range of intervention support including; advocacy, information, court accompaniment, garda accompaniment, accompaniment to sexual assault treatment units (S.A.T.U.), counselling support and crisis intervention.

Our services include:

  • North East free phone counselling helpline

  • Crisis support and intervention

  • Individual counselling & therapy for adults

  • Individual counselling & therapy for teenagers 14+

  • Help for families and friends of survivors

  • Practical information and support

  • Court attendance and accompaniment

  • Medical accompaniment to SATU – (Sexual Assault Treatment Units)

  • Garda accompaniment & Victim Impact Statement support service

  • Community outreach

  • Talks and information

  • Advocacy – speaking up for the rights of survivors of sexual violence.

Please refer to our services for further information


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News & Events

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Coffee Morning 28th February 2017 Thank You

Rape Crisis North East would like to sincerely thank everyone who supported and took part in our coffee morning on Tuesday 28th February at the Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol.

Thank you especially to our local businesses who kindly provided the food including: McNamee’s Bakery, Tesco Extra and Lidl and thank you to RCNE staff for also baking for this event.  We would like to thank a number of other local businesses who provided raffle prizes including: Costa Coffee in Tesco Extra, Sean and Anita Kelly from The Jockey’s Bar & Restaurant, The Kennedy’s Bar, Crowne Plaza, Country Fresh in Avenue Road and IMC Cinema.  Our sincere thanks to the staff of the Oriel Centre, Dundalk Gaol who facilitated all our needs on the day.

Thanks to your generosity, your support will ensure the continued excellence of our counselling service.  We wish to acknowledge your valued support, it is very much appreciated by all our staff involved with this successful fundraising event.

For information or counselling support, please phone our Freephone Confidential Helpline Number 1800 21 21 22 and a counsellor will be available to speak with you.

How you can help Rape Crisis North East

Rape Crisis North East is a registered charity and a non-governmental organisation. In order for us to be able to continue with our much needed services, we rely considerably on the generosity of the public to assist with raising funds by organising fundraising events and making donations.

We would love for individuals or organisations to take on Rape Crisis North East as their charity. If you would like to raise money for our centre, but can't think of what to do, then take a look at the link below, there are lots of ideas that will inspire you! A-Z Fundraising Ideas >>


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 Become a Volunteer Helpline Counsellor 

Rape Crisis North East is offering you the opportunity to attend a Helpline Training Programme.
The Helpline Training is funded by the
Manuela Riedo Foundation.

Volunteer Helpline Application Form 2016

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Freephone Helpline: 1800 212122

Rape Crisis North East is a Registered Charity:
Charity Number 11972.