Day 9: Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse

Caithríona O’ Neill, Social Worker at Cuanlee Refuge highlights the various forms of domestic abuse, giving examples of each. Domestic abuse and violence can occur in a number of ways, but all are damaging and there is no excuse for any form of abusive behaviour.

Day 7: How to Support Someone who is Experiencing Domestic Abuse

 How to Support Someone who is Experiencing Domestic Abuse.

Jennifer Murphy of Cuanlee Refuge gives guidance about how to start the conversation and support someone you know who is experiencing domestic abuse.

Day 6: Why is it so hard to Leave?

16 Days of Action: Day 6: Why is it so hard to Leave?

Bernadette Hickey, Social Care Worker at Cuanlee Refuge illustrates why it is so difficult to leave an abusive relationship.
We often hear people saying, “why don’t they just leave?“, however, breaking the cycle of abuse is never that simple.

Day 5: Coercive Control

16 Days of Action: Day 5: Coercive Control

Mary Cullinane, Assistant Manager of Cuanlee Refuge describes Coercive Control. Highlighting how to spot the signs for if you or someone you know is experiencing it.

Day 3: Adapting under the Covid-19 restrictions

16 Days of Action: Day 3: Adapting under the Covid-19 restrictions

Jennifer Murphy of Cuanlee Refuge highlights how the team has adapted the service under the Covid-19 restrictions. Ensuring the needs of women and children experiencing domestic abuse were met during this difficult time. Jennifer has been meticulous in collecting the data to accurately quantify the impact of Covid-19.

Day 2: Outreach and Aftercare

16 Days of Action: Day 2: Outreach and Aftercare

Caithríona O’ Neill, Domestic Violence Social Worker, discusses the support she provides to women and children through the Outreach and Aftercare Service.
The Outreach Service is available to all women who have experienced domestic abuse. Caithríona supports the clients through a range of methods, such as; face-to-face meetings, video appointments, phone, text or email. If you would like to avail of support through the Outreach Service please contact Cuanlee Refuge on 021-4277698.

Day 1: Our Services

16 Days of Action: Day 1: Our Services

Jennifer Murphy of Cuanlee Refuge gives an outline of the services available here at Cuanlee and what to expect on admission or when you first make contact with our service.