COVID-19 – Information & Resources for Individuals

DLR COMMUNITY RESPONSE TEAM - DIRECTORY OF COVID SUPPORTS AND SERVICES

This Directory lists the support organisations and services that are currently operating during the COVID crisis both in the DLR area and in the wider Dublin area or nationally. Many of these services offer telephone and online supports. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, some of these are likely to change and the list will be updated accordingly. 

Please see the directory  here.

Produced by Southside Partnership DLR in collaboration with DLR Social Prescribing Programme.

USEFUL HELPLINES

Please click here to see the list of some organisations that offer a different type of support in Ireland at the moment. This resource could be beneficial for you or your loved ones.

 

DLR COMMUNITY RESPONSE TEAM - DIRECTORY OF COVID SUPPORTS AND SERVICES

This guide explains information about Ireland and Coronavirus (COVID-19). You can see the booklet here. 

Coronavirus Scam Warning

Fraudsters may exploit the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus to carry out various types of fraud. However, you can take steps to prevent it.

Please click here to see more. 

Covid-19 Wellbeing Resources

The 5 Dublin CYPSC have collated information, contacts and resources to support wellbeing of children, young people and families during Covid-19 (coronavirus).

Please see the full document here.

Senior Alert Scheme

The purpose of this scheme is to enable older persons of limited means to continue to live securely in their homes

Please find out more here.

Advice for renters whose tenancies are affected by COVID-19 measures

If your tenancy is at risk or impacted in any way as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, contact Threshold at 1800 454 454 or by email here.

Please see more here.

General information on the Temporary COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Scheme

The scheme is available to employers from all sectors (excluding the public service and non-commercial semi-state sector) whose business activities are being adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please see more information here.

COVID-19 Home Crime Prevention Advice

Please see the full document here.

Advice for people giving support

Please see the full poster here.

PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT PAYMENT

Workers who have lost their jobs due to the crisis will receive an enhanced emergency COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment of €350 per week (an increase from €203)

HOW TO APPLY FOR PAYMENTS ONLINE

The Department’s online portal www.MyWelfare.ie is by far the easiest and quickest way for all customers to apply for the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment. All a customer needs is their email address, PPSN and bank account details.
Now on www.MyWelfare.ie all customers can:
✅Apply for the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment;
✅Apply for Enhanced Illness Benefit for Covid-19 including for self-isolation cases;
✅Apply for a jobseeker’s payment; and
✅ Request to close their Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

Guidance on cocooning

Cocooning is a measure to protect those over 70 years or those extremely medically vulnerable by minimising interaction between them and others. Please find out more here.

ROADMAP FOR REOPENING SOCIETY & BUSINESS

Government publishes roadmap to ease COVID-19 restrictions and reopen Ireland’s economy and society

Please click here to find out more.