COVID-19 Public Supports

Contact the Limerick COVID-19 Community Response Team from 8am to 8pm  7 days a week. 

Limerick Community Response Helpline:  Call 1800 832 005 

or Email:

(If you have an urgent request outside of these hours, please contact your local Garda Station)


It is very important to keep in touch with our families and friends and there are some very useful fact sheets here to assist in using digital technology: Staying Connected

Mental Health Resources

Government wellbeing advice:

Mid West Community Healthcare mental health services availability during COVID-19

HSE: Mental Health Services and Supports List of Mental Health Supports and Services during COVID-19

Minding Your Mental Health during the Coronavirus outbreak Infectious disease outbreaks like coronavirus (COVID-19), can be worrying and can affect your mental health. But there are many things you can do to mind your mental health during times like this

Jigsaw Resource to Coping with the impact from Corona Virus
Mental health information for young people, their parents and guardians, and those who work with young people. For more visit

Pieta House Helping Your Child Manage Coronavirus Worries

Important practical information on: Citizen’s Information

A collection of online resources for people with dememtia, families and carers: Dementia/information

Social Welfare Assistance

Information on Social Welfare payments available at My Welfare COVID-19 Payments and Services

Apply online for Social Welfare payments at My Welfare COVID-19 Payments

Dedicated phone line for COVID-19 payment queries (9am to 5pm): Tel: 01-2481398 / 1890-800-024

Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment  Download the Pandemic Unemployment Payment Form and details on the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payments and how to claim.

Commission for Regulation of Utilities For information on arrangements in place for Energy Customers during COVID-19 or TEL: 1890 404 404


Supports for Older People

Limerick Community Response Helpline: 1800 832 005

Citizens Information Resource: Older People and COVID-19

Alone have set up a COVID-19 helpline from 8am-8pm seven (7) days a week on: 0818 222 024.  To volunteer visit

SeniorLine is a FREEPHONE service available 10am and 10pm seven (7) days a week on: 1800 804 591

Call the HSE Information Line on: 1850 24 1850 – if you are concerned about the welfare or safety of an adult or need help yourself. Lines open Monday to Friday 8am-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am to 5pm

HSE advice for Parents: Advice for children and parents during COVID-19

Contact details for all Tusla offices across the Mid-West

Barnardo’s COVID-19 Parent Supportline: 1800 910 123


The Irish Hospice Foundation has advice about Dealing with Bereavement during COVID-19 


HSE resources for members of the Traveller community:

Traveller Helpline: Phone or text  083 100 6 300