The Visiting Support Service also includes Sonas’s Crisis Intervention Service which is specific support for women and children experiencing domestic violence while homeless.
If you are at immediate risk you may want to contact Sonas Refuge directly on 01 866 2015.
I am experiencing domestic abuse – can I refer myself to this service?
Can an agency refer me to this service?
Telephone: 087 952 5217
What can I expect from the service?
The Visiting Support Service is provided to a woman where she currently lives. This service also offers specific Crisis Intervention support to women in homeless services. Supports include general advice, risk and safety assessment and planning, tenancy sustainment skills, signposting to other services.
How long will support be provided for?
Visiting Support is provided on a short to medium-term basis for up to six months, but can continue for up to 18 months depending on the assessed needs of the woman.