Finglas Suicide Network

Address: 47 Mellows Court
Finglas, Dublin 11

Contact Name: Emonn Doran

Email: fsnmanager@mail.com

Phone: 01-864 8899. A receptionist/information provider is based there on Mondays, Wed mornings and Fridays.

Web site: None

Opening Hours: Oasis Counselling operate on Mondays, Wed mornings and Fridays.
FSN has a receptionist in Mellowes Court Counselling Centre at these times, Tel 01 864 8899. There is also a facility for leaving a message. Pieta Finglas is currently operating Mondays evenings, Tuesday mornings, Wed afternoons and Thursday mornings.

Who can use the service?: For suicide bereavement counselling

- A person must be bereaved through suicide

Cost: None
Pieta House service is free but donations accepted. Oasis provides affordable counselling to those of low income who would otherwise not be able to avail of counselling. The client and the counsellor agree a weekly fee that can be afforded by the client. No person will be denied counselling because of lack of finance.

Referrals

Informal referrals accepted: Yes

Formal referrals accepted: Yes

Referrals accepted from: People of Finglas.Both Pieta House and Oasis take self referrals. Oasis does not take under 18 years old. Priority is given to those living in Finglas.

How to make a referral: Counselling is by appointment. Self referrals from the suicidal and self harming are accepted by Pieta House, ring the central Pieta tel 01 601 0000. General counselling is provided from Oasis Counselling - ring FSN on 01 864 8899 to arrange an appointment.

 

What Do We Do?

Centre Overview

46-47 Mellows Court is 5 minutes walk from Finglas Civic Centre. There are two counselling rooms. The premises are leased to FSN. Two distinct counselling services are offered in collaboration with the Fingal Centre, Oasis Counselling and Pieta House.

Key Aims & Objectives of Service

FSN’s mission is to inspire, organise and sustain a community response to suicide that will increase mental wellness and reduce suicide in the Finglas area

Services Provided

Direct counselling and support services for those at risk of suicide, the self harming, and the bereaved and also to those needing general counselling.
Education and training
Collaborative work with relevant local organisations to promote mental wellness in Finglas

The two distinct counselling services:

Pieta House offers a professional counselling service for people who have attempted suicide, people who are experiencing thoughts of suicide and people who are engaging in self harm. The service is completely free of charge and Pieta works with both adults and Children. Family support is also offered to the client’s family. The initial assessment takes place at the central Pieta House in Lucan and then appointments are at Mellows Court. The services are by appointment only.

Oasis Counselling Service provides affordable confidential general counselling by appointment - over 18 years of age only.

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