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Laois Domestic Abuse Service Appeal For Help To Set Up Local Refuge

Neither Laois nor Offaly have any specialised accommodation to offer victims.

Laois Domestic Abuse Service is appealing to local people and businesses for help in setting up a refuge.

Neither Laois nor Offaly have any specialised accommodation to offer domestic violence victims.

LDAS Co-Ordinator Marna Carroll says they're desperately under resourced, with a shortage of staff and a six month waiting list for counselling.

But they're still determined to establish a refuge - and are open to any kind of help:

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