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Dublin Rape Crisis Centre – Opening Hours

National 24-Hour Helpline 1800 77 8888:

  • The Helpline (1800 77 8888) is open 24 hours, 7 days a week for crisis calls.
  • For calls to make appointments for therapy, the line operates 8am to 6:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Clinical appointments:

  • Leeson Street head office: Client appointments for face-to-face therapy are available in our head office at 70 Leeson Street Lower, Dublin 2 from Monday through Saturday. Please call 1800 77 8888, 8am to 6:30pm Monday to Friday to enquire about times. The Centre is closed on Sundays.
  • Outreach centres: In our outreach centres in Tallaght, Coolock and Balbriggan, appointments take place on different days – call 1800 77 8888, Monday to Friday 8am to 6:30pm for info.
  • Please call 1800 77 8888 to make an appointment or to receive crisis counselling.

Administrative calls:

  • For non-crisis calls or queries not related to appointments, you can contact us at 01- 661 4911 Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, and on Saturday from 9am to 4pm. The Centre is closed on Sundays.

Public holidays:

  • The Centre is closed for appointments and administrative calls on all public and bank holidays. Where the holiday falls on a Monday, the centre is also closed on the previous Saturday. It is important to note that the telephone helpline is always open for crisis calls, 365 days a year.
  • Your query may be answered in our FAQ section or by checking our Services  on our website drcc.ie

Opening hours Christmas & New Year 2019/20:

The DRCC will be closed on the following dates over the Christmas period:

  • Tuesday 24 December, Weds 25 December, Thursday 26 December,
  • Saturday 28 December, Sunday 29 December,
  • Weds 1 January.
  • Otherwise the Centre will open from 9am to 5pm.

**Remember the Telephone Helpline will be open all throughout Christmas at 1800 77 8888. **

Closures in 2020:

In 2020 the Centre is closed on the following days:

  • 1 January
  • 17 March
  • 10, 11 & 13 April
  • 2, 4 & 30 May
  • 1 June
  • 1 & 3 August
  • 24 & 26 October
  • 24, 25 & 26 December.