MEND (Men Ending Domestic Abuse), an initiative of the Men’s Development Network.
MEND (Men Ending Domestic Abuse) is a programme for men, who have been violent or abusive within their intimate partner relationships.
• The primary aim of the programme is the safety and wellbeing of women and children.
• MEND delivers the national Choices Programme to support men to end their violent or abusive behaviour and become non-violent and respectful within their intimate partner relationships. The Programme involves one-to-one assessment and pre-group sessions followed by 25 group sessions.
• MEND also provides an integrated Partner Support Service for the partners or ex-partners or the men on the programme.
Help is available and can be found from the following MEND programmes:
Carlow/Kilkenny, Laois/Offaly & Kildare MEND (phone 087-7168674 or 051-844260/1 or email
Online referrals can be submitted and further information available here