About Us

Teach Tearmainn is a non-profit organisation, with charitable status, serving women and children who are in or have been in abusive relationships.

Teach Tearmainn provide a range of free and confidential specialised support services to women and children across Kildare who have been impacted by domestic violence and abuse.


Teach Tearmainn is the only specialised dedicated service working to address the issue of domestic violence in County Kildare. Established in 1999, our dedicated Helpline has been operational since 2000, while our Information & Support service commenced in 2002. Our purpose built state-of-the-art Women & Children’s Refuge was opened in 2014.