In an emergency

If you require medical assistance in an emergency call 999

The Out of Hours GP service number: 028 7186 5195


Mental Health Services:

No matter what your age or where you live in Northern Ireland, if you, or someone you know, is in distress or despair, Lifeline is there to help you. Lifeline counsellors are available 24 hours a day,7 days a week to listen to you and give you the help and support you need, in confidence. Telephone: 0808 808 8000.


Regional Emergency Social Work Service:

The Regional Emergency Social Work Service (RESWS) provides an emergency social work service outside normal office hours, which responds to a wide range of people in crisis and which cannot be left until the next working day.

Tel: 028 95 049 999.

Please read the referral criteria before contacting this service - Regional Emergency Social Work Service information.


Gateway Social Work Teams / Child Protection

The Western Trust Social Services Gateway Teams are the first point of contact if you have concerns about a child or family in the Derry, Limavady, Strabane, Omagh and Enniskillen areas. Help can include requests for information, advice and concerns about a child or family.

The Gateway Social Work Team can be contacted on: 028 7131 4090