Shine Christmas Week Opening Hours

Shine services will operate as follows from the 21st -24th December

Regional Services 21st and 22nd December

Please contact Rachael Hughes on 086 0142112 or email

Regional Services 23rd and 24th December

Please contact Patricia McKeever on 086 8525158

Resource Centres

Please contact:

  • Dublin 01 8601620
  • Cork 021 4226064
  • Waterford 051 852528
Counselling Services

Please email

Shine services and offices will re-open on Monday January 4th 2021.

If you need support in the meantime, please contact:

  • Samaritans – FREEPHONE 116 123 or email
  • FREE 24/7 Text Support Service – Text HELLO to 50808 or email hello@text50808
  • Pieta 24/7 FREE support for those in suicidal distress – call FREE 1800 247 247 or text HELP to 51444

Wishing you and yours a peaceful and healthy Christmas and New Year, From all at Shine

Shine Christmas Closing Times 2019

Shine Head Office and Resource Centres will close at 5pm on Monday 23rd December and will re-open on Thursday 2nd January.

Please note that our counselling email support is not available during this period. If you are experiencing a difficult time over the holiday period, there are supports available;, 1800 742444, has an extensive list of supports and information available

If you are in need of someone to talk to, contact the Samaritans on 116 123 or Pieta House on 1800 247 247, available 24/7

We wish you a happy and peaceful Christmas and we look forward to working with you in 2020.

Your Mental Health 24/7 Mental Health Information Line

Shine welcomes the new Your Mental Health Information Line launched today by, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris,TD and the Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Jim Daly, TD.

The Your Mental Health information line is a confidential, 24/7 Freephone service that provides signposting to mental health supports and offers information on how to access services provided by the HSE and funded partners across the country.