Homelessness

Louth County Council has been designated as the responsible authority for the preparation of a Regional Homelessness Action Plan as provided in Chapter 6 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2009.

A Regional Consultative Group for the region has been designated to oversee the preparation, implementation and review of action plans prepared.  It membership is reflected as follows:-

SectorAgencyMembers
North East Local AuthoritiesLouth County Council – Responsible Authority2
 Monaghan County Council1
 Cavan County Council1
  4
Mandatory RepresentationHSE North East2
 Prison Service1
 Probation Service1
 Vocational Education Committee1
 FÁS1
  6
Voluntary RepresentationSimon Dundalk1
 Drogheda Homeless Aid1
 Womens Aid Dundalk1
 Drogheda Womens Refuge1
 Tearmann Castleblayney1
 Cuain Mhuire Ballybay1
 St. Vincent de Paul Cavan1
  7
 Other RepresentationMember of Louth County Council1
 Department of Social & Family Affairs1
 Regional Drugs Task Force1
  3
Total Joint Homeless Forum North-East Region20

The following is a link to Forum Minutes Homeless Forum Minutes

Statutory Regional Homeless Action Plans must be prepared and adopted by Housing Authorities.

 

Below is the current plan:

Homeless Action Plan 2014 - 2017

 

The following were the previous Plans:

Homeless Action Plan 2011-2013

Homeless Action Plan 2010-2013

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