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:
Cherish House
2 Lower Pembroke Street
 Dublin 2

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:  From O'Connell Street a number 10 bus to Lower Baggot Street will leave you 2 minutes from One Family, and from Grafton Street it is a ten minute walk. Parking is available all around the area and on Pembroke Street itself but you must pay and display as the wardens are very vigilant. Cherish House is the first house on your right hand side and next door to FXB Restaurant.

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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