Telephone counselling service to open every day over Christmas

By | 15th December 2020

Telephone counselling and support service Connect is to extend its hours during Christmas to open every evening from Wednesday, December 16 through until Sunday, January 3.

Connect is a free, confidential and professional telephone-based counselling and support service for adults who were abused in childhood and will open from 6-10pm each evening.

People can call Connect for free at 1800 477 477. Callers will get to speak with a trained counsellor who can listen and provide professional counselling and support.

Service Director Marie Percival said: “Christmas is a particularly sensitive period in terms of public need for the service. We want to ensure that we are there for people if they need our support.”