Specialist Training for Counsellors and Psychotherapists working with Sexual Violence Issues

Complete application form and return by the 20th of October 2017

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Contact Us in Confidence

Our National 24 hour Helpline is staffed by trained counsellors

Contact Details - 1800 355 355

Do you need help or advocacy?

Rape Crisis Centres are here to support you.

Galway Helpline- 1800 355 355

End Prostitution & Human Trafficking

The GRCC supports the proposed legislation aimed at ending prostitution and human trafficking by criminalising pimps and those that purchase sex. Follow this link to contact your local TD/senator and show your support for this crucial legislation.

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Support Our Frontline Services

We rely on community donations to fund the centre….

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Never Blame the Victim

Sexual violence is never the fault of the victim. Sexual violence is the fault of the perpetrator. Defeat the cultural myths surrounding sexual assault and learn about sexual violence here…

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'Vacancy Alert' - Part-time Project Worker with GRCC

Closing date for applications, midday, Monday 21st August 2017.

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Helping to Heal Since 1984


The Galway Rape Crisis Centre


Our helpline is often the first point of contact for survivors

1800 355 355


We offer confidential one-on-one counselling for survivors as well as their supporters.


We could not offer such a wide range of services without the ongoing support of our dedicated volunteers


Taking part in a challenge? Why not fundraise for Galway Rape Crisis Centre.


Learn more about the GRCC

The Galway Rape Crisis Centre (GRCC) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Galway City.

The Centre opened its doors in 1984, and since then we have provided counselling and support services to survivors of sexual violence and abuse in the West of Ireland.

Our services include a 24 hour call out service supporting survivors after recent assault or rape, Garda/court accompaniment, one-on-one counselling, education and training services, and much more.


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Calls, texts and emails to the Helpline

Face-to-Face Counselling Sessions

Clients supported by GRCC Psychological Support Worker at the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU)


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Regional Rape Crisis Centre: Project Worker x4 (Part-Time)

Part time & Fixed Term contract: 30 months: Sept 2017 – March 2020 Salary: € 39,819 – €42,667 pro rata Based in: Kerry, Galway, Wexford and Dublin. Employer: The Galway Rape Crisis Centre (GRCC) Limited is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons... read more

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