Local Services

Are you, or someone you know, in crisis now and need someone to talk to?

Please do not be alone. If you are worried about yourself or someone you know it is important to get help as soon as possible. Everyone needs help from time to time. In fact, asking for help is a sign of personal strength.

  • Contact your local GP. If it’s late in the evening or night-time, contact NowDOC at 1850 400 911
  • Go to the Emergency Department, Letterkenny General Hospital or Sligo General Hospital for those living in vicinity of Bundoran, Ballyshannon & Ballintra
  • Contact emergency services by calling 999 or 112
  • Call the Samaritans, the FREE 24 hour listening service, to talk to someone now about what’s on your mind. Call 116 123

Local Services in Donegal

Farm and Rural Stress Line

How service can be accessed:


Cost of services: Free
Referral Required: No
Description of service:

A helpline that addresses the issues of loneliness and isolation experienced by people living In rural areas

Confidentiality: Yes
Hse Endorsed: Yes
Type of Service Provided:

Listening service. Help/ Information Line

Opening Days: 7 days per week
Opening Times :
Monday 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Phone Number: 1800 742 645
Cost of Call: Freephone
Hse - South, Ireland