Supports for Parents


Donegal Parent Support Line

Tel: 1800 112 277

Monday to Friday 9am – 3pm

Aims to provide a confidential and friendly listening ear to help with any worries or problems a parent or carer might have.

Donegal Women’s Centre

Phone support from an accredited Counsellor for mums with children under 4 – COVID 19 Response To make an appointment,

Please text Kate on 085 271 3413


Tel: 1890 927 277

Monday  to Thursday 10am – 9pm and Friday 10am – 4pm

National, confidential helpline that offers parents support, information and guidance on all aspects of being a parent and any parenting issues (including Post Natal Depression).

Barnardos National Parent Supportline

Tel: 1800 910 123

Monday – Friday 10am-2pm


One Family Ireland Helpline

Tel: 1890 662 212 or 01 662 9212

Monday-Friday 10am to 1pm and 2pm- 3.30pm


Listening support and information relevant to lone parents and separated parents.


Information Line: 01 670 0120


Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm Saturday 10am – 1pm. 

Free, confidential and up-to-date information and referral service for unmarried parents – living together or not.



Aims to educate and raise awareness about protecting children online so that they can enjoy the benefits of the internet without compromising their safety and privacy. Range of supports available for parents including expert advice videos, explainer guides, talking points, and free resources.


National Parents Council Primary (NPC)

Helpline 01 887 4477 Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm


National confidential service for parents for any queries around your
child’s pre-school care or primary school education. The helpline staff listen, and gives information and support to parents to help them make the best possible decisions for and with their children.



Last updated on 22/05/2020