Donegal’s Women’s Sector

Information on Support, Information and Advocacy Services for Women in County Donegal.

NCCWN- Donegal Women’s Network

6 Tir Chonaill Street, Donegal Town

Office: 074 97 22790



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We support women in their local community by providing:

ž   Activities and events for women

ž   Holistic and wellbeing sessions

ž   Personal development programmes especially developed to empower women

ž   Opportunities for women to come together to develop their own groups

ž   Development and training on gender equality

ž   Linking with other NCCWN women’s projects throughout Ireland to ensure equality for women.

Donegal Domestic Violence Service

P.O. Box 55 Letterkenny

Freephone: 24hour HELPLINE 1800 262677 or 074 91 26267

Office Tel: 074 9129725 (Mon-Fri 9-5)



Text service for deaf / hard of hearing women: 087 3812438

ž   24 hr crisis support and information for women and their children who are experiencing domestic abuse.

ž   Emergency Accommodation

ž   One to one outreach support service across County Donegal

ž   Advocacy Support

ž   Court accompaniment

ž   Group programme for mothers and children who have been affected by domestic abuse

ž   Individual child support programme called Drawing and Talking

Donegal Sexual Abuse & Rape Crisis Centre

2a Grands Central

Canal Road


Freephone:1800 44 88 44




Outreach service available in Inishowen, Donegal Town, Lifford and the Gaelteacht.

ž   Free support and professional one-to-one counselling service for all genders and gender identities aged 14+ who have experienced rape, sexual abuse and any other form of sexual violence; historic or recent

ž   Support for the family members of people whose lives have been affected by sexual violence

ž   Confidential telephone support

ž    Information and support with the legal and medical processes involved with the aftermath of rape and sexual abuse

ž   Court Accompaniment , SATU accompaniment, Garda Accompaniment

Donegal Sexual Assault Treatment Unit
Letterkenny University Hospital
Call or text SATU Staff directly on SATU 24 hour Mobile: 0870681964Email:


ž Treatment and care available 24 hours, 365 days a year.

ž Specialist care for all genders and gender identities aged 14 years and over Who have experienced or think they have experienced a sexual assault or rape.

ž Free and confidential service provided in a safe and caring place

ž Medical/psychological and legal support given following sexual assault

ž Medication and treatment for minor Injuries, STIs, Emergency Contraception & HIV prevention

Donegal Women’s Centre

Port Road, Letterkenny

Phone Number: 074 912 4985



ž   Dedicated Domestic Violence Trauma Counselling Service. This service is delivered in Donegal Women’s Centre and outreach centres – in Killybegs, Ballyshannon, Falcarragh, Dungloe and Carndonagh.

ž   Listening Service. Donegal Women’s Centre provides a listening service with trained Listeners for women to be heard in a safe, confidential and understanding space.  Our Listeners are trained around any concerns or issues you may wish to bring

ž   Women’s Health & Family Planning Clinic. The clinics provide information, advice and supply all types of contraception. In addition to this, all women’s health issues are dealt with in a private and confidential manner.

ž   Ilash Young Women’s Sexual Health Clinic. Donegal Women’s Centre provides a drop-in clinic every Monday evening (excluding Bank Holidays) for young women aged between 17 and up to their 26th birthday.

ž   Sexual Health Information Project develops an awareness of the importance of information and education in young people’s lives.

ž   Donegal Community Counselling Service – A community based, non-set fee, confidential client-centred counselling and psychotherapy service for a wide range of issues

ž   Crisis Pregnancy Counsellor. A Crisis Pregnancy trained Counsellor is in the Centre three days a week to provide information and support

ž   Donegal Women’s Centre offers a range of Spring and Autumn courses designed to meet the identified needs of women in the county.

Donegal Travellers Project, Port House, Port Road, Letterkenny

Letterkenny Office: (074) 91 29281

Main Street, Ballyshannon

Ballyshannon Office: (074) 98 51936



Project Manager: Siobhan McLaughlin

Tel: 0861741056

Primary Healthcare Leader: Ann Friel


Donegal Travellers Project is a local based Community Development & Human Rights organisation that works to promote the needs and interests of Traveller women, Roma women and Black Minority Ethnic women in Donegal.  We support and deliver initiatives and programmes that promote inclusion and diversity. We are committed to anti-racism with the ultimate aim of achieving social justice and equality for all. We work on a range of themes including, but not limited to, personal development, employment, health, accessing services, advocacy work and accommodation.
Donegal Intercultural Platform

Port House, Port Road, Letterkenny

Chair Persons: Paul Kernan/ Aalaa  Elmusharaf

Tel:  0860841433



Donegal Intercultural Platform is a voluntary organisation made up of individual members and affiliated organisations who are interested in building inclusion and equality in Donegal and in promoting Human Rights and opposing discrimination and racism.  We offer signposting and supports for women from Black Minority Ethnic communities and we hold regular meetings, debates and discussions.
Irish Countrywomen’s Association

Donegal Federation

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Currently 15 guilds or groups operating in the county

Provides social, recreational and educational engagements for members across the county

Do get in touch – a warm welcome awaits you