One Family

Sherie DeBurgh, Counsellor, One Family

One Family is a leading national organization for one-parent families in Ireland.  It provides post-abortion counseling and support to women who have had an abortion.  It does not matter if the abortion took place recently or many years ago.  The service is completely confidential.

Location:  One Family is based in:
8 Coke Lane
Dublin 7

How to make an appointment:  To make an appointment, call 01-6629212 or Lo Call 1890 66 22 12 or email  The phoneline is open from 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.  If you call outside these hours, your call may not be answered, but you can leave a message and your telephone number and one of the counsellors will call you back.  You can expect to get an appointment within 1 / 3  working days. 

How to get here:  One Family is located on the left hand side of Coke Lane, just a few doors down from the Cinnamon cafe.  Coke Lane is a very short walk from Smithfield stop on the Luas RED line. The Dublin Bus routes serving Smithfield Square include 25, 25a,25b, 25, 37, 39, 39a, 51d, 51, 66, 66a, 66b, 67, 69, 70,79,79a, 90 and 145. Heuston station is just a 15 minute walk along the north quays from One Family.

When you get here:  When you arrive at One Family just give your name to the Receptionist ( you can use first names only if you would prefer ) and she will automatically know who you are booked in with. She will ask you to take a seat while she lets your counsellor know that you have arrived. You may have to wait a few minutes but the waiting room is used by all clients attending for a range of services. 

Who can attend:  You may bring a partner, a friend or a family member with you.   Counselling is also available to them if they would like.  

Who provides the counseling: Counselling is provided by Sherie and Marguerite, fully qualified counsellors with many years experience.  

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