Rape Crisis North East CLG (RCNE)

Rape Crisis North East CLG was established in 1996 and has evolved into a unique and specialist counselling and support service for women, men and young people who have suffered as a result of rape, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, childhood sexual abuse, any form of a sexual violence act.

Based in Dundalk with an outreach service in Drogheda, Rape Crisis North East provides a range of intervention supports to survivors of sexual violence within Louth, Meath, Monaghan and Cavan.  Supports available include a freephone confidential helpline counselling support; advocacy; information; accompaniment to the courts, medical services and gardaí; counselling and crisis intervention.  

Rape Crisis North East is the only dedicated and specialised service in the entire North East Region of Ireland available to survivors of rape & sexual violence.

To view our brochure, please click here.

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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