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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

Walk-in service

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.

 

Weekly welfare clinic List
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,
Dublin 10
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
Civic Offices
Wood Quay
Dublin 8

Tel: (01) 222 2233
Fax: (01) 222 2699

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