Supporting the
Irish Veterinary Community



Confidential financial and other assistance to the veterinary community including veterinary practitioners and nurses (practising or not), their families and dependents.


To promote positive mental health
To provide support to veterinary professionals at times of need
To provide crisis response at times of extreme stress

The Programme is available to:

Veterinary Professionals – (Veterinary Practitioners and Veterinary Nurses) that are employed, self-employed or retired.
Dependent family members over 16 years of age

How is it provided?

Republic of Ireland: 1800 145 145


When can it be accessed?

24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Where can it be accessed?

From your own home or from any location with a telephone or computer with internet access.

How much does it cost?

It is free to the individual user. The VetLife Programme is funded by IVBF with support from the Veterinary Council.