first_imgTHE HEAD OF the Tipperary Rape Crisis & Counselling Centre has moved to assure people that the centre will continue to operate as normal.A funding shortfall meant that Rape Crisis Midwest would have to shut for a month, but Anita Clancy Clarke of Tipperary Rape Crisis & Counselling Service said that this will not affect their services.“I would like to clarify that Tipperary Rape Crisis & Counselling Centre services continue to operate as normal.“The services are available out of the main office in Clonmel and the outreach offices in Carrick on Suir and Cashel. I am making this statement in response to an announcement made earlier this week in the media regarding the closure of some Rape Crisis Centres for a month.“We have been receiving calls from distressed clients and we want to reassure them and to invite anyone with concerns to ring the Freephone number 1800 340 340.”Earlier this week, it was revealed that Rape Crisis Midwest is to close services in Clare and Tipperary because it is €120,000 short on funding.Read: Two rape crisis centres are to close temporarily as cuts take holdlast_img

Tipperary Rape Crisis service will continue as normal
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