Male Advice Line – Freephone number: 1800 816 588
Advice and support for Male victims of domestic abuse 42 hours 7 days a week
Tuesday 12noon- 8pm
BANK HOLIDAYS: 2pm – 6pm
Who we are and What we Do?
The Male Advice Line offers confidential advice and support to Male victims of domestic violence and abuse over the phone.
The Male Advice Line is managed by the Men’s Development Network and is supported and funded by Tusla’s Domestic, Sexual and Gender based violence section.
Our service is staffed by fully qualified Counsellors and Psychotherapists who have been specifically trained in this area of work. Callers can be assured that at all times they will be treated with the utmost respect and confidentiality. Our core objective is to ensure you are safe and that you can talk through what is happening to you without fear, shame or blame.
This Service is also available to family and friends who may have concerns for a loved one and are seeking some guidance on how to help them
FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPORT if you are the victim of a crime
Some of the reasons you may wish to talk to us:
Sometimes it can be hard to know if you are experiencing domestic abuse and the following
information is intended to help those who feel that this may be the case. The following is a
list of possible signs of domestic abuse.
here are a number of different types of abuse.
If you are aware a child is in danger as a result of witnessing domestic abuse and if you have concerns about a child then contact: www.tusla.ie/children-first/how-do-i-report-abuse. If you have immediate concerns about a child and it is outside office hours you can contact the Gardaí directly.