Childhood Sexual Abuse

Child Abuse - Child Sexual Abuse - Childhood Sexual Abuse in Ireland

If you  are a survivor of childhood sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse or neglect, and you wish to explore your legal rights, our  team of experienced sexual abuse solicitors may be able to help you.

Our team have many years’ experience dealing with victims of all forms of abuse, including institutional abuse, clerical abuse, childhood sexual abuse, abuse within the family or in any other situation where abuse occurred.

Our solicitors in Coleman Legal Partners’ personal law area can help you through the entire legal process should you wish to proceed, and put you in touch with various organisations that are there to help.

We understand that any form of abuse is extremely distressing for the victim and their family, and we deal with each case on a personal, one-to-one basis with compassion and understanding.

If you would like to discuss your situation in complete confidence, please contact Kathrin Coleman by email or FREEphone us on 1800 844 104 .

If you or someone you care about has suffered childhood sexual abuse, there are various support organisations you can contact:

One in Four  – This organisation offers a voice to and support for women and men who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual violence and also to their family and friends. You can contact them on 01 662 4070  

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre: The centre offers a confidential, 24-hour telephone helpline, 7 days a week staffed by trained counsellors who are available to listen to you and any concerns you may have in regard to issues of rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment or childhood sexual abuse. Contact them on (01) 661 4911 or 1800 778 888 – Therapy and Support for Children affected by Childhood Sexual Abuse – Support for Women and Children who are victims of Domestic Abuse – Provide support for children who have been or are victims of childhood sexual abuse, and other areas.  State agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children

National Office for Abuse Victims (NOVA) Free-phone help-line: 1800 25 25 24 (if you are calling from the UK the number is: 0800 039 0301)  
As part of the Government programme to assist those persons who as children were abused in Institutions; and in co-operation with groups representing victims of abuse 


*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement. This statement is made in compliance with RE.8 of SI 518 of 2002. 

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