Welcome to Men’s Aid Ireland

Helpline Phone: 01-554 3811

Helpline Email:  [email protected]

We are resuming face-to-face services on a phased basis.

Find out more.

Men’s Aid Ireland formerly known as Amen, is the only dedicated national service supporting men and their families experiencing Domestic Violence in Ireland. Our professional and qualified support team have years of experience in supporting men and families experiencing domestic abuse.

We provide:

  • National Confidential Helpline  – 01 554 3811
  • Legal clinic – Information about Safety Orders, Protection Orders, Barring Orders.
  • One to one practical support – Explaining Court Paperwork, Safety Planning, Care plans
  • Counselling – By Telephone
  • Counselling – Face to Face
  • Court Accompaniment – Dolphin House, Dublin (Family Courts)
  • OutReach Clinics in Monaghan, Cavan, Louth and Meath
  • Certified Training – All areas of domestic abuse including coercive control.

Training Academy

  • We offer Gold Standard training in all areas of Domestic Abuse. (Hosted by QQI, Train the Trainer, Social Care Professional – Andrea McDermott)
  •  The training is adapted for the audience – egs: Government professionals, Judicial and Legal professionals (Judges, Solicitors, Barristers), Family psychologists, GP’s, Nurses, Midwives, Dentists, Oral Surgeons, Emergency Services, Fire Brigade, HR professionals, Employers, Psychotherapists, Hairdressers, Sports Clubs etc.

1 in 7 men in Ireland experience domestic abuse – This may be non visible abuse such as coercive control and/or parental alienation.

Our helpline takes approx 10-14 calls/emails/texts per day from men or a member of their family seeking advice and support.

Suicide rates in Ireland are very high and men account for 83%. (Ref Shine). We speak with many of these men on a daily basis and offer practical and emotional support.

We are an Irish charity and would appreciate any donations in order to continue our services at this challenging time.

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Did you Know?

At present there are no safe beds or refuges for men fleeing domestic abuse in Ireland.

Organisations We Work With

Our Funders