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Where to find a Sexual Assault Treatment Unit

We’re here to help you if you’ve been raped or sexually assaulted. We are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

How to contact us

If you have reported the incident to the Gardaí, they will arrange your appointment and help you get to the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU).

Otherwise, please ring the number of your local SATU before you arrive.

This is so that we can:

  • help you make the best plan for your care
  • give you directions
  • make sure someone is here to meet you

What happens at a SATU

Find your nearest SATU

There are 6 SATUs in Ireland.

SATU Donegal
SATU Dublin (Rotunda)
SATU Galway
SATU Mullingar
SATU Waterford

If you are in Limerick, please call 112 or 999 to access a different out-of-hours service that can help you. This service provides forensic examinations also.


South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital.

Phone: 021 492 6297 weekdays from 8am to 4.30pm.

Phone: 021 492 6100 weekends and after 4.30pm, ask for SATU.

Donegal SATU

Justice Walsh Road, Letterkenny.

Phone: 087 06 81 964 at any time. This is a direct line to SATU.

Dublin SATU

Rotunda Hospital Campus.

Phone: 01 817 1736 weekdays from 8am to 5pm.

Phone: 01 817 1700 after 5pm and weekends, ask for SATU.

Galway SATU

Galway SATU, The Willow Centre, Faustina House, IDA Small Business Centre, Tuam Road, Galway

Phone: 091 76 57 51 or 087 63 38 118 weekdays from 8am to 4pm.

Phone: 091 75 76 31 or 091 524222 after 4pm and weekends, ask for SATU.

Mullingar SATU

Midland Regional Hospital.

Phone: 044 939 4239 or 086 04 09 952 weekdays from 8am to 5pm.

Phone: 044 934 0221 after 5pm and weekends, ask for SATU.

Waterford SATU

University Hospital Waterford.

Phone: 051 842 157 weekdays from 8am to 5pm.

Phone: 051 848 000 after 5pm and weekends, ask for SATU.

Page last reviewed: 1 March 2023
Next review due: 1 March 2026