Covid-19 Community Emergency Fund – (14th April, 2020)

By April 15, 2020Notices

Covid 19 Emergency Fund

The Department of Rural & Community Development has launched an emergency fund for groups providing Covid 19 Supports in their local areas. Wicklow has received €78,414 which will be administered by Wicklow County Council.

Applications must be Emailed to CovidSupport@wicklowcoco.ie by Wednesday next 22nd April.

Click here for Guidelines – Allocations-under-COVID-19-Emergency-Fund-WCC.docx (46 downloads)

Click here for Application Form – Application-under-COVID-19-Emergency-Fund-WCC.docx (26 downloads)


Mental Wellbeing Support

The Government in collaboration with the HSE has developed resource guides to support people to look after their mental wellbeing and cope in the current restrictions. You can find the supports HERE


Utility Bill Support

The Commission for the Regulation of Utilities has issues information and advice for people concerned about paying for their utility bills during the current crisis. Access these supports HERE


Age Friendly Ireland Useful Information

Age Friendly Ireland is producing a daily useful information update. You can find the daily update HERE


Support for Direct Provision Centers

A new website has been set up to support people living in Direct Provision Centers and the groups that are working with them. Find the website HERE


Street Feast/Neighbourhood Networks

Due to Street Feast having been postponed this year, the national team have changed their focus to encourage the development of neighbourhood networks. Find out more, and get some support to set them HERE


Check Out the New Information Hub on the Wicklow County Council Website to Find out About:

  • The Community Call Helpline
  • The Interactive Map of Community Call Services
  • WCC Updates
  • Latest Statistics & Updates
  • Health Advice
  • Public Health Measures
  • Ireland’s Response to Covid 19
  • Social Welfare Advice
  • Information from Across Government

Click here: Wicklow County Council Covid Support Page


If you have any questions or would like more information please contact the

County Wicklow Public Participation Network

C/O CEART, Crinion Park, Wicklow Town, Co. Wicklow