Contact Housing Welfare Section
Where and how to contact us
If you are a tenant of Dublin City Council, a tenant purchaser or a housing applicant, we can assist you with housing, family and other difficulties. See a list of the issues we can help you with.
If you need help, contact one of our Housing Welfare Officers. A Housing Welfare Officer is a social worker employed by Dublin City Council.
If you want to refer somebody to the Housing Welfare Section's social work service, please put the details in writing on a referral form.
How to contact us
A free, walk-in service is held every day in the Civic Offices. Simply come in and talk to Housing Welfare Officer. No appointment is required.
- Time: 9.15am - 12.30, Monday – Friday.
- Location: Housing Welfare Section, Civic Offices. (See the full address below.)
Local area service
A weekly welfare clinic is normally held in each of Dublin City Council’s areas of administration. A full list is shown below.
You can also get information about clinics from your local Area Housing Office or by contacting us at the address below.
|Housing Area or Traveller accommodation||Local area Housing Welfare clinics||Day||Time||Phone||Civic Offices extension||Housing Welfare Officer|
|Ballymun (1)||Ballymun Area Office, Civic Centre, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9||Thursdays||1000 to 1200 noon||222-3340||3340||Joy Mbanefo|
|Ballymun (2)||Ballymun Area Office, Civic Centre, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9||Tuesday||1000 to 1200 noon||222-3420||3420||Aideen O'Byrne|
|North West Inner City||Vacant||No clinic at present|
|Finglas||Health Centre, Wellmount Park, Finglas, Dublin 11||Thursday||1000 to 1200 noon||222-3653||3653||Patricia Boyle|
|Crumlin||Crumlin Area Office, 13 St Agnes Road, Crumlin Village, Dublin 12||Wednesday||1000 to 1200 noon||222-5500||5361||Jenna Rothwell|
|Ballyfermot||Ballyfermot Area Office, Ballyfermot Civic Centre,
|Wednesday||1000 to 1200 noon||620-7122||3334||Fiona Bolger|
|South Inner City||Eblana House, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin 8 (excluding Fatima Mansions , Dolphin House, Dolphin Park)||Wednesday||1000 to 1200 noon||222-6173||6173||Mary Rose Quinn|
|Kilmainham/ Inchicore||Eblana House, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin 8||Tuesday||1000 to 1200 noon||222-3337||3337||Deirdre Brophy|
|Dolphin/ Herberton||Eblana House, Marrowbone Lane, Dublin 8||Tuesday||1000 to 1200||222-3337||3337||Deirdre Brophy|
|South East||Housing Welfare Section, Civic Offices, Block 1, Floor 2, Dublin 8||Thursday||1000 to 1130||222-3347||3347||Marianne Dunne|
|North Central (East of Malahide Road)||Kilbarrack Area Office, Greendale Shopping Centre, Kilbarrack, Dublin 5||222-3343||3343||Marie Kehoe|
|North East Inner City||North East Inner City Area Office, 51/52 Seán McDermott St. Dublin 1.||Tuesday||1000 to 1200 noon||222-2249||3341||Mary Healy|
|North Central (West of Malahide Road)||Darndale Area Office, Bell Building, Darndale, Dublin 17||Tuesday||1100 to 1245 pm||222-6930||3507||Noirin Conway|
|Ballyfermot (Travelling community)||Ballyfermot Area Office, Ballyfermot Civic Centre,
Dublin 10 (Travelling community: Labre Park & Ballyfermot)
|Thursday||1000 to 1200 noon||620-7122||5282||Alan McHugh|
|Coolock, Darndale(Travelling community)||Darndale Area Office, Bell Building, Darndale, Dublin 17 (Travelling community)||Every Thursday||11.00 to 12.15||222-6930||3342||Mary Monica Quinn|
|Ballymun (Travelling community)||Community Centre, St.Margaret’s Halting Site, Ballymun, Dublin 11 (Travelling community)||Every second Monday and Wednesday||1:00pm to 3:30 pm||222-3379||3379||John Hanley|
|Finglas (Travelling community)||Finglas Area Office, Civic Centre, Mellowes Road, Finglas, D 11 (Travelling community)||Every second Tuesday||10:00 to 12:00 noon||675-5400 675-5403||3348||Terry Kelleher|
Services for the Travelling community
If you are a member of the Travelling Community, you can use a dedicated welfare service from Dublin City Council. Find out more about services for travellers.
Of course, you can also use the welfare services described on this page if you wish.
For more information
Dublin City Council
Housing Welfare Section
Block 1, Floor 2
Tel: (01) 222 2233
Fax: (01) 222 2699