Inishowen’s ‘Lifeline’ service records huge jump in domestic abuse calls

first_imgNews Twitter Hospitalisations rise as Donnelly suggests masks will stay ’til autumn Facebook Inishowen’s ‘Lifeline’ service records huge jump in domestic abuse calls Google+ Pinterest Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologist There has been a significant increase in the number of woman in Inishowen seeking help having been the victim of domestic abuse.The ‘Lifeline’ service is based in Inishowen and offers assistance to woman and childrenIn 2011 the centre received a total of 472 calls but in the first six months of this year alone 354 people have called ‘Lifeline’ looking for help.Mary Doherty is the co-ordinator of service which is currently seeking volunteers – she says the increase in calls is putting pressure on their already limited resources:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/mary530LIFELINE.mp3[/podcast] Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary Previous article2nd medal for Donegal man at the European Transplant and Dialysis GamesNext articleInjured scout airlifted to hospital News Highland Pinterestcenter_img Google+ Facebook By News Highland – August 24, 2012 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder WhatsApp WhatsApp Donegal hoteliers enjoy morale boost as bookings increase 45 new social homes to be built in Dungloelast_img

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