Homeless Services

Eligibility for Emergency Accommodation

An assessment on eligiblility for emergency services will be conducted when an individual presents at the homeless clinic. If deemed eligible for Homeless services they will be advised of the options available. Individuals presenting who are not originally from County Louth or have no connection to the County will be advised to return to the County of origin and present there.

Homeless Clinic:


County Hall, Millennium Centre, Dundalk

Monday- Friday 9am-10am and 2.30pm-4pm


Monday and Thursday 11am-1pm

Email: homeless@louthcoco.ie or call 1890 202303 or 087 4186000 (out of hours only).

Are you renting and at risk of loosing your home?

if you have received Notice to Quit, unable to pay rent or your landlord is selling/reacquiring the home please contact the homeless office on 1890 202303 or email homeless@louthcoco.ie to discuss options available to you.

Requirements for assessment

  • Photo ID
  • Any documentation received in relation to your assessment e.g. Notice to Quit 
  • Social Welfare/income payment

Presenting as Homeless under 18 years of age

 Contact your local area Health office where you will be advised of your options.

Regional Homeless Action Plan

Adopted-Strategic-Plan-North-East-for-Homelessness-2021.pdf (size 838.6 KB)

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.

The Regional Forum is made up of the following representatives:

Paddy Donnelly(Chair)Louth County Council
Orla BradyCavan County Council
Michelle DonnellyHSE
Siobhan McKennaTearmann
Cllr. Conor KeelanLouth County Council
Mary McDonaldProbation Services
Denis McArdleLouth County Council
Nuala WoodsMonaghan County Council
Sadie Ward McDermottLMETB
Lisa GavilletReg. Drugs Task Force
Catherine McHughDept. Social Protection
Edward Mullins Irish Prision Service
George WallaceCuan Mhuire
Maureen WardDrogheda Homeless Aid
Andy OgleRTDAF
Anne KeeleyHSE
Aoife LawlorLouth County Council
Grainne SullivanTUSLA
Patricia GartlandHSE


Below are the minutes of all meetings to date.

Homeless Forum Minutes