Wellbeing Supports in Cavan


This webpage provides information on the supports and services available to everyone in County Cavan and any associated social media postings are targeted at helping people find the required help. 

Healthy Cavan encourages every person and organisation within County Cavan to share and promote this webpage as a community asset for our County. Healthy Cavan encourages people in need to seek appropriate help they by accessing fully qualified and trained persons.

If you or anyone you know are in an emergency situation, please dial the Emergency Services on 112 or 999 immediately from any mobile phone or landline.

Supporting Organisations

The Cavan Health & Wellbeing Boards are a resource under Healthy Cavan and their development has been supported by:

Where can I find the County Cavan Wellbeing Boards?

There are currently three Wellbeing Boards on display in County Cavan:

What is the aim of the Cavan Health & Wellbeing Boards?

To raise awareness of the mental health and wellbeing supports available to everyone within County Cavan, including:

  • Providing contact details for the 24/7 national crisis helplines on the boards.
  • Promoting awareness of the ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing’, which are evidence-based actions that can be included into our everyday lives to improve our wellbeing.


24/7 national crisis helplines

In an emergency, please dial 112 or 999 when someone is:

  • Seriously ill
  • Injured
  • At risk of dying

This will connect you with the National Ambulance ServiceAn Garda Síochana (the police), the Fire ServicesIrish Coast Guard, and others.



Childline is Ireland’s only 24-hour active listening service for young people up to the age of 18.

Rape Crisis Centre


The National 24-Hour Freephone Rape Crisis Helpline 1800 77 88 88 remains open for those who need to access crisis support. 

Pieta House


Pieta supports people and communities in crisis by providing freely accessible, professional services to all.



Samaritans offers emotional support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to anyone who is in distress, lonely, struggling to cope or feeling suicidal.

Addiction Supports

Your Mental Health Supports

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service
Adult Mental Health Service
Community Rehabilitation Service
Mental Health Service for the Elderly
Mental Health Intellectual Disability
Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse (SCAN) Service
  • Accessed via GP referral in both Cavan and Monaghan - contact your GP
Text About It: 24-hour free text service

Text 50808 now - free and anonymous service


Local Support Services for County Cavan

ALONE (supporting older people to age at home)0818 222 024  
Aware Support Line1800 80 48 48  
BeLonG To (supporting LGBTI+ young people)01 670 6223  
Bodywhys (support for people affected by eating disorders)01 210 7906alex@bodywhys.ie  
Cavan & Monaghan Rainbow Youth (CAMRY)087 219 3904info@camry.ie 
Childline1800 666 666 Text TALK to 50101
Citizens Information0818 074 000  
Crime Victims Helpline116 006  
Crime Victims Helpline116 006 Text 085 133 7711
Dundalk Simon (supporting homeless in Cavan & Monaghan)042 933 9583  
Embrace Farm (farm accident support network)085 770 9966info@embracefarm.com 
Exchange House Ireland National Travellers Service 01 872 1094  
Gender Identity Family Support Line01 907 3707  
GROW (support for adults with mental health problems)0818 474 474  
HSE National Information Helpline (HSE Live)1800 700 700hselive@hse.ie  
Irish Men’s Sheds Association                                                         01 891 6150   
ISPCC Parent Support Line01 522 4300  
LGBT Ireland Helpline1800 929 539info@lgbt.ie 
MABS Helpline (Money and Budgeting Advice Service)0818 072 000               
Man2Man (HIV & sexual health information for gay & bisexual men) 01 873 4832      
Men’s Aid                                                                                                          01 554 3811hello@mensaid.ie 
Mental Health Ireland087 091 8586  
Migrant Rights Centre Ireland083 075 5387  
My Options Unplanned Pregnancy Helpline1800 828 010  
National Rape Crisis Helpline1800 778 888counselling@rcc.ie  
Niteline (student support helpline) 1800 793 793  
Outcomers (support for LGBT people in North East)042 932 9816info@outcomers.org 
Parent Line1800 927 277  
Peer Advocacy in Mental Health01 547 0510  
Postnatal Depression Ireland021 492 2083support@pnd.ie 
Resource Office for Suicide Prevention086 171 7563  
Senior Line (listening service for older people)1800 804 591  
Sexual violence helpline1800 778 888  
Shine (supporting people affected by mental ill health)086 852 5422  
Sosad Cavan049 432 6339cavan@sosadireland.ie
St. Vincent de Paul Freephone1800 677 777  
Suicide or Survive 01 272 2158  
Tearmann Domestic Abuse Service047 72311  
Teenline1800 833 634   
Transgender Equality Network Ireland01 873 3575  
Women’s Aid Domestic Violence Helpline1800 341 900