Ballinteer Community School

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Need Support Now?

BCS Employees:

The Employee Assistance Service (EAS) is arranged and managed by the Department of Education & Skills and provides teachers and immediate family members, i.e. partner, spouse or adult child (aged 18 and over) residing at the same address as the employee, with access to confidential counselling and assists in coping with the effect of personal and work-related issues. Counselling is provided on issues such as health, relationships, addictions, bereavement, stress, conflict, critical incident and trauma.

The service is free and confidential and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to teachers in schools. The service is provided by Spectrum.Life.

Employee Assistance Service (EAS) provider Spectrum.Life is launching a Digital Wellbeing Series and Digital Gymfor all school staff.

This service is coming online from February 1st, and will be streamed through the Wellbeing Together Online Portal (Desktop version). Please see below, reminder details on how to sign up or log in to the Wellbeing Together Online Portal.

Digital Wellbeing Series: The school community will have access to a monthly, theme based, 4-part series focused on a seasonal and relevant issue, delivered by a health and wellbeing presenter, and joined by a relevant expert.

The Digital Gym: provides up to 4 gym classes per day, be it HIIT training, yoga, mindfulness, Pilates and more. Access recordings or join the live class.

Register for the Department of Education Wellbeing Together Online Portal:

  • To register for the first time, use organisation code, ylVIIU17
  • For anyone experiencing difficulties signing up to the online portal/app please contact
  • For anyone experiencing issues in accessing the Digital Series, or Digital Gym when on the portal please contact

Contact Details:

Free Phone: 1800 411 057

SMS and WhatsApp – Text ‘Hi’ to 087 369 0010

Login to the Spectrum.Life website

Students & Families:


Childline is Ireland’s 24-hour national listening service for all children and young people (under the age of 18) in Ireland. It is private, confidential and non-judgemental and can be contacted for free from anywhere in Ireland.

Childline can be contacted by any child or young person by calling 1800 66 66 66, texting to 50101 or chatting online at 24 hours a day, every day.

Children contact Childline to talk about any issue on their mind. Some children who contact Childline may feel upset, or isolated, while others simply contact Childline to chat about their day or share their hopes and dreams.



50808 is a free 24/7 text service, providing everything from a calming chat to immediate support for people going through a mental health or emotional crisis - big or small.

Text HELLO to 50808 to start a conversation, any time - day or night.

If you are a customer of 48, An Post or cannot get through using the ‘50808’ short code please text HELLO to 0861800280 (standard message rates may apply). Some smaller networks do not support short codes like ‘50808’.

From breakups or bullying, to anxiety, depression and suicidal feelings, our Crisis Volunteers are available 24/7 for anonymous text conversations. Our aim is to provide immediate support in the short term and connect people to resources that will help them in the future.

The service is funded by the Health Service Executive (HSE).


Samaritans Ireland


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Dublin 16,

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