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Who can access our services?

Towards Healing support victims/survivors and their families of Institutional, Clerical and Religious abuse, where the victim/survivors abuse occurred on the Island of Ireland, as a minor.  

Towards Healing strives to maintain a no waiting policy. The services are available, irrespective of the survivors current residence and, currently Towards Healing supports clients on all continents.
The service has provided almost 100,000 counselling sessions since 2011.

You may be eligible if you experienced one/all of the following:-

  • Sexual/Physical/Emotional Abuse

  • Physical/Emotional Abuse

  • Emotional Abuse (in Institutions only)

You can click here to see a list of the organisations which contribute funding to our service, and remember that the service operates indpendently and your information will not be passed on to anyone in these organisations.

Please call us on the Helpline
(1800 303 416 (Ire) Freephone 0800 0963315 (Northern Ireland and UK)
Hearing impaired Text Line Number: 085-8022859)
and we will discuss this with you in complete confidence.

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