"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another."
Charles Dickens

Helpful Agencies

There are many resources that you can access to complement our counselling sessions.

Mental Health
Suicide and Grief
Family Life
Crisis During Pregnancy
Cancer Care

Mental Health


A voluntary network of localised mental health and well being support groups. See the link above for locations.
A cognitive behavioural approach is used as members are encouraged to work through Grow’s own 12 step model.


Aware is the primary voluntary organisation in Ireland dealing with depression and bipolar mood disorder. They provide support groups as in the link above, public lectures and public representation on the issues involved.


Shine is a national organisation providing information and support for people affected by mental health difficulties. They support individuals and family members through: individual and group work, counselling, with training and education led by professionals and peers.



Suicide and Grief

The Irish Hospice Foundation

Very comprehensive practical and emotional support for those dealing with a loved ones death.

Bethany Bereavement Support

Localised support groups that aim to walk with others through a time of bereavement. Free and voluntarily run.

The well known confidential suicide prevention service.

Pieta House

Provides a professional one-to-one therapeutic service to people who are in suicidal distress, those who engage in self-harm, and those bereaved by suicide.

Friends Of Suicide Loss (FOSL)

One to one and group support for those bereaved from a suicide. Also provide educational presentations and public representation around the issue.

Family Life

Articles and podcasts dealing with foundational aspects of family life. 1:1 support as resources allow.


A long established service providing relationship and marriage counselling, marriage preparation courses, and counselling training.


Putting children and young people at the heart of all they do, they work creatively and with integrity to deliver the very best for children, youth, families and the wider community.


Parentline is a national, confidential helpline that offers parents support, information and guidance on all aspects of being a parent and any parenting issues.



Residential and outreach work to men and women dealing with drug addiction. 1:1 counselling and group work provided.

National Family Support Network

The National Family Support Network is an autonomous self-help organisation that respects the lived experiences of families affected by substance misuse, in a welcoming non-judgemental atmosphere.

Rutland Centre

A private residential addiction treatment centre. Works with all addictive behaviours. Very focused on involving family in the recovery process.


An online community to help those wanting to quit porn and related adictions. Based on scientific rescearch. They provide free and paid for packages.


Bodywhys is the national voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders. They provide free support and expert online information.

Crisis During Pregnancy

Gianna Care

Practical and emotional support for those dealing with a crisis during pregnancy and after the pregnancy. Works with those who have kept the child and those who didn’t whether by abortion or adoption.

Rachel’s Vineyard

Healing and restoration support for women and men who have experienced abortion regret. 1:1 and group work used.

Cancer Care

The Irish Cancer Society

Provides services for people with cancer and their loved ones nationwide. Night nursing at home and lifts to medical appointments are among the many free services they provide.

ARC Cancer Support

ARC Cancer Support Centres, offer free support to men, women and children affected by cancer and those who care for them. Counselling and cancer related workshops are provided.

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