If you have concerns about child sexual abuse, please contact the Gardaí or Tusla.
- arrange your appointment for a forensic assessment
- make sure you have the support you need
Emergency action required: If the child has urgent medical needs:
- go to an emergency department that sees children
Phone: 112 or 999
Find details of your local Garda station - garda.ie
Report child sexual abuse
You can report child sexual abuse to the Gardaí over the phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Freephone: 1800 55 52 22
You can also contact Tusla if you have a concern about child sexual abuse.
Find the contact details for your local social work department on the Tusla website.
CARI is a voluntary organisation that helps families affected by child sexual abuse. If you need advice, call CARI’s helpline.
CARI Care Line: 0818 924567
You can also request a callback on cari.ie.