Traveller Visibility Group Clg

COVID-19: Mental Health Support Services


Ms Ciara Ridge | Mental Health Support Coordinator for Travellers


Office of Mental Health Services|Cork Kerry Community Healthcare|Health Service Executive

HSE Offices |2nd Floor | Áras Slainte | Wilton Road|Cork


Oifig na Seirbhísí Sláinte Meabhrach | Cúram Sláinte Pobail Corcaigh Chiarraí | Feidhmiuchain na Seirbhise Sláinte

Ph: 021 49223593 | Mob: 087 9573384 |


Healthy Minds- Cork Traveller Mental Health project

John Walsh- 087 7590050


Pieta House

Pieta House are currently offering sessions to people over the phone.

You can contact your local centre for

They also have a Freephone 24 hour helpline and text service is available every day of the year. You can call 1800 247 247 or text HELP to 51444 (standard message rates apply)

Note also that Shine is working remotely and can be contacted directly on 086-8525755 and to provide information and support. They are providing phone and email support for people experiencing mental health challenges and for family members, friends, partners supporting a loved one. Shine will be providing updates on Facebook: Twitter:



Aware have a Freephone Support Line 1800 80 48 48 from 10am to 10pm every day

Their support and self-care groups nationwide, are cancelled until further notice

They also have a Life Skills Online Programme which is continuing as normal

You can email for services information and support

For further information check



The Samaritans have a free 24 hour helpline, 116 123

You can also get support by emailing



Childline have a 24 hour freephone number for under 18’s, you can call 1800 666 666 any time, day or night

Their text service is available from 10am to 4pm every day, Text 50101

You can also chat online at childline.iefrom 10am to 4pm every day.






Contact Us

Traveller Visibility Group Ltd
25 Lower John St, Cork, Ireland
Eircode: T23 YX50


Telephone  : (353) 0214503786
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Our Mission

“TVG is a Traveller led Cork based organisation which brings the settled community and Travellers together in order to facilitate community development work for the Traveller community.”

Registered Charity Number (RCN): 20031367 and the Companies Registration Office Number 224905 - Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG)

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Funded by:

Pobal Pobal Cork Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force Pobal

Further supports:

University College Cork Pavee Point Ie AN ROINN DLÍ AGUS CIRT AGUS COMHIONANNAIS | DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AND EQUALITY Cork Equal and Sustainable Communities Alliance (CESCA) Irish Traveller Movement Comhairle Cathrach Chorcaí |Cork City Council Community Foundation Ireland Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth
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