After Hours Support

After Hour Supports and Resources

Please click here to access After-Hour Supports and Online Resources.

Please click here 
To access After-Hour Supports and Online Resources.
To access further information on The DCU Counselling and Personal Development Service's Online Self-Help CBT Silvercloud Progammes for Wellbeing and Mental Health, please click here

DCU Security 

For Emergency/Campus Security 24/7 for all campuses please phone  01 - 7005999

When you dial this number you will be given the following message with four options:

  • Dial 1 FOR EMERGENCIES.  Please note this option will connect you to the main Security Control Room, located on the Glasnevin campus and is to be used for genuine emergencies only where there is a threat to the safety/well-being of an individual or facilities/property.  Non-emergency calls will not be accepted on this line.

For non-emergencies/routine security assistance requests:

  • Dial 2 for Security on Glasnevin campus
  • Dial 3 for Security on St Patricks campus
  • Dial 4 for Security on All Hallows campus


Emergency Services 

Fire Brigade, Gardai and Ambulance   Telephone : 999 or 112

Local Hospitals

Mater Hospital           Telephone :  01 8032000

Beaumont Hospital    Telephone :  01 8093000

St. Vincents Hospital, Fairview  Telephone :  01 8842400


Your nearest Accident and Emergency Department or Health Service


National Text Service Number 

50508: a free 24/7 anonymous and confidential
national text service, which is funded by the HSE.

Free text HELLO to 50808 for 24/7 for anonymous text conversations 

You will be listened to and supported by a trained Crisis Volunteer via text conversation in a safe and confidential environment. Click here for further information



Samaritans Website:

Telephone: 116 123 (A national 24/7 hour helpline)

For 24 hour confidential email Listening Support E-mail:



Aware Website: A national support helpline for issues relating to depression and anxiety.

Telephone: 1800 80 48 48


This freephone helpline is open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm.


Pieta House

Preventing suicide and self-harm


Telephone: 1800 247 247 freephone to speak to a therapist

Dublin North Centre - 01 8831000

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

This helpline is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

Telephone: 1800 77 88 88



Women’s Aid:

24/7 National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900. 

Website: information and support about domestic violence


Men’s Aid:

National Confidential Helpline 01-554 3811 (Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm, Sat & Sun 10am- 2pm)  



Irish Tourist Assistance Service (ITAC)

Provides support and assistance to international students/visitors to the country, seven days a week, who experience crime and other trauma be it medical or accidental.

Telephone: +353 (0) 1 666 9354



Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm
Sunday and Public Holidays 12pm-6pm


Your Mental Health 

A national HSE 24/7 mental health information and support services information helpline 

Telephone : 1800 742 444

Out of Hours GP Service    

D Doc Local 1850 224477 Out of hours GP

(Mon to Fri 9am-5pm Sat/Sun/Bank
holidays 24 hours)



External Support Links

For a full list of external supports go to