Getting Support

Getting Support
Right of Place Second Chance provides specialist support, advise and information to Survivors of Institutional Abuse and their families.


Our National Helpline assists clients in numerous ways and is open to all Survivors. Our National Helpline receives calls from Irish Survivors from all Ireland, the UK, the USA and Australia.


Our Outreach/Advocacy team travel throughout Ireland to ensure all Survivors are given practical help with any of their needs.


Additionally to this, Right of Place has three Regional bases that provide a warm, welcoming, open space for Survivors to access supports and these are based in;

Services - Map of Ireland



Our Services

Right of Place Second Chance provides the following key services to our clients, for more detailed information on each, please click here;

(1) Open access / drop-in services.

(These services are based in Waterford, Cork and Limerick)

(2) Information on entitlements and advocacy (national).

(We provide support to survivors and their families through phone, email & Post)

(3) Outreach and home visit service (national).

(This service is vital to ensuring that isolated individuals receive important supports)

(4) Training and education (national).

(We provide courses and support engagement with mainstream services)

(5) Key working services (national).

(For clients with complex needs, such as health and mental health issues, substance use, homelessness, family issues, legal and financial issues)

(6) Social events and outings (national).

(This is an important service for our service users, especially for those who feel isolated or excluded.)

(8) Transitional Housing & Resettlement Supports

(This housing service has 10 apartments in Cork and supports Irish survivors returning from the United Kingdom, who have little or no family support)

(9) National advocacy and policy.

(We seek to have the survivor voice heard through consultation and supported representation.)

(10) Research.

(We undertake and engage in national research, which extends the knowledge and evidence base to our work.)