Staff from the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection are available to support householders affected by the flooding in areas of Counties Kilkenny, Wexford and Wicklow. The Department’s Community Welfare Services staff are engaging with the relevant local authorities and will continue to assess the level of service required in each of these areas. This interagency response ensures that supports will be provided to those affected as quickly as possible. Financial supports will be made available to householders requiring immediate financial assistance.
The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Regina Doherty TD has said:
“Officials from my Department are available to help people whose homes may have been affected by last night’s and today’s flooding and I would urge families and individuals in need of assistance to contact their local Intreo Centre where our Community Welfare Service Teams are available to assist them.”
Contact details for the Community Welfare Service in each of the counties affected by the flooding follow:
County Phone Number
Kilkenny 086 7810557
Wexford 087 6181197
Wicklow 01 2117958