Drogheda Women & Children's Refuge CLG

Drogheda Women & Children's Refuge CLG
St Anthony's
Priests Lane
Co Louth

Not-For-Profit Information

Refuge accommodation: To provide safe emergency refuge accommodation
for women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, and to enable their safety, support and informational needs to be met while they are out of home.

To provide safe accommodation to women and children who experience homelessness either through domestic violence or other complex reasons

Transitional Accommodation: To enable women and children to have access to ongoing relevant supports over extended time, while transitioning out of Domestic Violence.

Safe Home: To provide safe emergency crisis accommodation within the community for women and their children who are typically at lower levels of risk than those in refuges.

Support sessions: To meet the information, support or safety needs of service users who are experiencing DV on a face to face basis. To initiate referral to an appropriate service supporting an integrated overall service provision.

24 hour helpline: To meet the immediate informational, support or safety needs of callers who directly or indirectly experience Domestic Violence. To initiate referral to an appropriate service supporting an integrated overall service provision.

Outreach support: To enable greater client access to relevant information, support or safety planning needs of victims/survivors or supporters.To support women and their children to stay in their own homes whilst availing of the supports of the Legal System, rather than requiring Refuge accommodation.

Registered Preschool and Afterschool: To meet the preschool educational and care needs of young children whose parents are victims/survivors of Domestic Violence in line with Tusla standards.

Court Accompaniment:
To support those who experience Domestic Violence through the legal
processes required for safety/ separation/ access.

Advocacy service: To enable/support service users to access required civil and/or statutory services.

Counselling: To support the wellbeing and empowerment of those
who experience Domestic Violence.

Governance and Compliance: To comply with all aspects of good corporate governance and good practice


Number of paid employees: 
11-20 employees
Current board size: 
Annual turnover: 
€500,000 - €1,000,000
Not-for-Profit focus: 
Children and Families, Civil and Human Rights, Homelessness, Support and Counselling


Office Address

St Anthony's
Priests Lane
Co Louth