Cuanlee Refuge provides safe and secure crisis accommodation for women and children experiencing domestic abuse. We help women who wish to move on and live independently, free from violence. Our professional staff are available to support women and children during their stay in the refuge. A non-judgmental, open and welcoming service is available to all women and children in Cuanlee

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Cuanlee provides the following services to anyone who has experienced domestic violence and abuse
  • Crisis Accommodation

    Cuanlee Refuge provides safe and secure short-term emergency accommodation for women and children experiencing domestic abuse.

  • Child/Adolescent Services

    We offer a range of child-centred, therapeutic services, creating a safe space for children to share their experiences, and importantly sometimes, just to play.

  • Domestic Abuse Workshops

    Cuanlee offer a range of training and information workshops, raising awareness of the complexities of domestic abuse and giving guidance, supporting people to move forward.

  • Safety Planning

    A safety plan is a personal plan that helps you to protect yourself and your children in times of crisis

  • 24-hour help-line

    Our experienced and professional team are here to support you on our 24 hour helpline, 365 days of the year.

  • Outreach Social Work

    Not all women experiencing domestic abuse may need to, or even wish to avail of emergency accommodation. Our Outreach Social Worker offers emotional and practical support at your home, at the refuge or somewhere in your community where you feel safe.

  • Court Accompaniment & Preparation Service

    Our trained and experienced staff are here to support and guide you through the court process.

News & Events

Day 5: Coercive Control

16 Days of Action: Day 5: Coercive Control Mary Cullinane, Assistant Manager of Cuanlee Refuge describes Coercive Control. Highlighting how...

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Day 6: Why is it...

16 Days of Action: Day 6: Why is it so hard to Leave? Bernadette Hickey, Social Care Worker at Cuanlee...

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Day 7: How to Support...

 How to Support Someone who is Experiencing Domestic Abuse. Jennifer Murphy of Cuanlee Refuge gives guidance about how to start...

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