Covid-19 Update

Dear Member,

As you are aware Covid-19 is still active in the community and a range of government restrictions still apply. These actions are being taken to protect our whole community.

Our Offices remain closed, but we are still actively supporting members:

  • If you need us, please call your local office or 01 6403074. You can also email [email protected]
  • Remember, your Housing Officer is also available to over the phone.

How can you help?

  • Keep to the restrictions advised by the government, see https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/.
  • If you can, check on other co-operative members who may be cocooning, living alone or need help. Remember to keep your distance – this protects you and others you meet.
  • If you know someone who needs help, please let us know and we’ll do our best to support them..
  • A member of staff will call you to carry out a Covid-19 risk assessment before a contractor can be assigned to any repairs.
  • Locate the stopcock in your home NOW so you can turn off the water in the case of a flood.
  • Call 999 or 112 in emergencies if there is a danger to life or property.
  • If you have lost your employment, contact your Housing Officer as soon as possible so your rent can be adjusted.

We have again included some other numbers that might be useful for you at this time. We thank you all for your co-operation during a time that is difficult for all of us. We wish you and your family well as we face this challenge together.

Kind regards,

The Management and Staff of Co-operative Housing Ireland

Please check this website www.cooperativehousing.ie regularly for new information

USEFUL NUMBERS

HSE 1850 24 1850

The dedicated helpline if you or someone you know may have symptoms of Coronavirus or been in contact with someone who has.

TRAVELWISE  01 6131733

The Department of Foreign Affairs helpline for people with travel related concerns about Coronavirus.

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection 01 2481398, 

1890 80 0024

Information in relation to COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

CITIZENS INFORMATION 0761 07 4000

Information in relation to COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

ALONE 0818 222 024

Open 8am – 8pm for older persons who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to Coronavirus

SENIORLINE 1800 80 45 91

SeniorLine is a confidential listening service for older people provided by trained older volunteers.

ASTHMA ADVICE 1800 445 464

Free call back service for people with Asthma or the parents/carers of young people with asthma.

COPD Advice 1800 832 146

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease advice call back service. This is not to be used as an emergency service.

Askonefamily 01 6629212

Helpline for those parenting alone, sharing parenting and separating

SAMARITANS 166 123

If you are worried or finding it difficult to cope, this helpline is free and open day and night.

WOMEN’S AID 1800 778 888

24-hour support for women living with abusive partners. If you have concerns about your immediate safety, please call the Gardaí on 999.

MABS 0761 07 2000

Money and Budgeting advice open weekdays 9am – 8pm

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