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Homelessness in the Republic of Ireland
If you are homeless
If you are homeless in the Republic of Ireland, you can contact the following local authorities:
Dublin City Central Placement Service - Freefone: 1800707707 www.homelessdublin.ie
South County Dublin - Call: 014149000
Cork City Council Homeless Persons Unit - Call: 0214924249
If you find yourself homeless and are outside of the areas listed above, you can contact your local authority to advice. To find the details of your local authority, please visit the Local Government Management Agency Website.
Alternatively, you can call 1800707707 and they can advise you on emergency accommodation options in your county.
If you are at risk of homelessness
If you are at risk of becoming homeless in the Dublin area, you can visit the Dublin Region Homeless Executive website which has the most up-to-date information on homelessness.
You can also contact the Tenancy Protection Service on 1800 454 454 or Threshold Housing Advice on 1890 334 334 who will both be able to provide advice on housing.
Outside of these areas, please contact your local authority. To find the details of your local authority, please visit the Local Government Management Agency Website.
If you see someone sleeping rough in the Dublin area, please visit the Dublin Region Homeless Executive website where you can log their location. The Housing First Team will then be notified and will respond appropriately.
Homelessness in Northern Ireland
If you are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, you should contact the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) as soon as possible on 03448920900 during normal office hours. For out-of-hours contact, please call 028 95049999.
For other emergency phone numbers - please see the list below.