Sonas Advice and Outreach

A support service for women experiencing domestic abuse offering general advice and signposting to other services, as well as specific advice on risk and safety assessment/ planning, court accompaniment and legal issues. The service is also preventative by helping women increase their safety at home and is also a post-Refuge support.

Support is offered by appointment

I am experiencing domestic abuse – can I refer myself to this service?


Can an agency refer me to this service?

Yes but a member of the Outreach Team will still speak to you directly; an exception on speaking to you directly is made if you are unable to talk on the phone due to injury, disability, language barrier or safety.


Greater Dublin area on a 1 to 1 appointment basis but we will work to support you wherever your location or refer you to a similar service which may be closer to you.


Telephone: 087 952 5217

What can I expect from the service?

A member of our Outreach team will meet you at an agreed safe location for a 1 to 1 appointment. Please note that the service is an advice and signposting service – it is not a counselling service but we can signpost you to organisations that provide counselling.

How long will support be provided for?

Support is provided on a short to medium-term, depending on your needs.