Saint Michael's Catholic Church, Gorey

including St. Kevin's Church, Tara Hill

picture of Michael the Archangel

Addiction

The Irish Bishops Drugs Initiative publishes several leaflets and booklets on addiction.

Alcoholics Anonymous offers education and support for those affected by alcohol.
Daily meetings in Gorey. Phone: 01 842 0700

Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling. Phone: 01-872 1133

Bereavement

Family Life Services offer bereavement counselling and Support, including child bereavement counselling. Phone: 053-9123086 / 1850 622 626

Depression

AWARE works to create a society where people who experience depression and related mood disorders, and their families, are understood and supported, are free from stigma and have access to a broad range of support options. Phone 1 890 303 302

Domestic Abuse

Wexford Womens Refuge24-hour emergency accomodation, drop in, information, advocacy, counselling, court accompaniment, and outreach services. Phone 1 800 220 444 and 053 912 1876

Family Life Services

Family Life Service is an umbrella body incorporating the following services:

  • ACCORD-Marriage and Relationship Counselling and Marriage Preparation courses
  • Bereavement Counselling & Support
  • Child Bereavement Counselling
  • Marriage Preparation for Travellers
  • CURA-Crisis Pregnancy Support Services

Contact

  • Family Life Services, St. Bridget's Centre, Roche's Road, Wexford
  • Phone: 053-9123086 / 1850 622 626
  • e-mail: flswexford@eircom.net

Homelessness

FOCUS Ireland If you are homeless, or in danger of becoming homeless, get in touch with FOCUS Ireland today. Phone: 01 881 5900

The Simon Community South East The South East Simon Community offer services and support to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. For information on our services call: 051 872 693

Illness

ARC Cancer Support Group is a registered charity based in 65, Eccles Street, Dublin 7. Tel: 001 830 7333, caring for people diagnosed with cancer, their family and friends. All services are free of charge to those who attend. The support is holistic and complements primary medical treatment with educational and psychological care.

The Bubble Gum Club looks after children with life threatening illnesses and children in crisis. They bring a little fun into the lives of these children and give parents and carers a short break from their 24-hour caring responsibilities.

Marriage Preparation & Marriage Counselling

Accord offers marriage preparation courses for couples, and also offers marriage and relationship counselling to couples and individuals.

Problem Pregnancy

CURA provides a free, confidential non-judgemental service. Phone: 1850 622 626

Rape

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre provides a number of services including a National 24 hour Helpline: 1800 77 88 88

Stillbirth

The Little Lifetime Foundation offers support and information for families facing or coping with this tragedy, and for anyone who comes in contact with these families. Phone: 01 882 9030

Suicide

The Samaritans - available 24 hours a day seven days a week to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

Call: 1850 60 90 90 (IRL) or 08457 90 90 90 (NI/UK).

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul offers a variety of services to those in need.
Phone 087-092 3932. Emergency phone 087 0923932