A Free and Confidential Support Service for Women Experiencing Abuse in their Relationship.

DVAS offers a secure, caring setting where you are safe to tell your story. This may be the first time you have been able to speak openly in a non-judgmental atmosphere. You have the freedom to explore options and you will be provided with information on the services available to you so you can make informed decisions about your future.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

DO I HAVE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR A ONE TO ONE MEETING?
Yes. To keep the service confidential and safe for everybody, we do not provide a drop- in service. We will offer you an appointment at a time and place that is safe for you.

DO I HAVE TO PAY?
No. All our services are free.

WILL ANYONE KNOW I HAVE CONTACTED YOU?
Our service is completely confidential. We will not contact anyone about you, or on your behalf, without your permission.

HOW LONG CAN I USE THE SERVICE?
For as long as you need to, there is no time limit.

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The Irish Examiner: HE LOVES ME HE LOVES ME NOT

“Death by a thousand words,” is how Women’s Aid director Margaret Martin describes it. “Emotional abuse is so corrosive. Always being put down, never being called anything but the most awful names. One incident of that is not nice, but living with that all the time is devastating.”

Domestic Violence You tube video

Abusers behave differently at home- cos they can !!

Link to domestic abuse awarness raising in Canada.


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Send us a message - (that cannot be traced)

This is a safe, secure, untraceable way to contact us-
or phone between 10.00am & 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
PHONE: 071 91 41515
email: infodvas @ eircom.net .


WORRIED ABOUT SOMEONE?

If you suspect a woman is experiencing domestic violence -
HELP HER TELL!

Listen to Sandra's Story

A woman’s story of her experience of living with domestic violence. Listen, while her story is told.

(reconstruction with Actor’s voice)

CLARITY- Video


Most men celebrate and respect women – they don’t control them. Good men protect and care for children.

Today men are proudly standing up and declaring zero tolerance on domestic violence of any kind. It’s time to help make Ireland the safest place for women and children.


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Recent News

DVAS Governance

Volunteers at DVAS

The DVAS Helpline is now back to its full operational hours. Our volunteers are now covering the helpline from 10 to 1 and 2 – 5, Monday to Friday. They are handling all incoming calls to the organisation.

I remember our wedding vows.........(audio)

Listen to DVAS Radio Announcement