Become a SATU support worker with GRCC

Get your information pack and application form here

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Do you need help or advocacy?

Rape Crisis Centres are here to support you.

Galway Helpline- 1800 355 355

Contact Us in Confidence

Our National 24 hour Helpline is staffed by trained counsellors

Contact Details - 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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“If you give a woman – or a man, for that matter, without his or her knowledge – a drug, and then have sex with that person without consent, that’s rape” – President Obama speaking at a White House press conference on Wednesday 15th July 2015. “Any civilised country should have no tolerance for rape”.


2014 Annual Report Launch

The GRCC’s Annual Report for 2014 was launched on Monday at City Hall by Mayor Frank Fahy and Tom Meagher of White Ribbon Ireland.

2014 Annual Report

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.


In 2014, the GRCC had...

Calls, texts and emails to the Helpline

Face-to-Face Counselling Sessions

Outreach Service Appointments in Gort and Ballinasloe

Legal Appointments

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


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Christmas Sharing is held every year for all past and present clients of GRCC, especially those for whom Christmas can be a challenging time.
It is an informal meeting where clients can come together to light a candle, read a favourite poem, sing, play an instrument or just come along to be present and talk about how Christmas is for them.
We do this as a support for the survivors who have attended the centre and in solidarity with Crisis Centres around the country and with all survivors of sexual violence.
For Female survivors the sharing will be on Tuesday 13th December at 7pm and for Male survivors Tuesday 20th at 7pm
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