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


How service can be accessed:

Helpline, self referral to counselling

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

Helpline, counselling service, advocacy service, support and educational courses for individuals with poor mental health and their families. Email helpline service available with a trained Psychotherapist. Phil@shineonline.ie

Confidentiality: Yes
Hse Endorsed: Yes but not in Donegal
Type of Service Provided:

Support and counselling service. Help/ Information/ email support

Opening Days: Mon-Fri
Opening Times :
Monday 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Phone Number: 1890 621 631
Cost of Call: Local Rate
Website :
Shine, 38 Blessington Street, Dublin 7