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Covid-19

Emergency Management

26 Mar 2020

Fingal County Council and COVID-19: Help us to help you.

Fingal County Council's public offices are now closed to the general public.

A number of our services can be completed over the phone, by mail or online.

You can contact Customer Care Unit at 01 8905000 . Paperwork can be sent by e-mail. E-mail addresses may be found on our website at www.fingal.ie

Full details can be found here.

 

Fingal Community Response Forum

A dedicated community support helpline and email address has been launched to assist at-risk members of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice. Find out more here.

Fingal Community Response to COVID-19 Funding scheme

Fingal County Councils’ Community Development Office is administering a Fingal Community Response to COVID-19 Funding scheme to support voluntary and community groups to provide a local community response to COVID-19 in Fingal. Priority will be given to initiatives that strive to contain and limit the reach of the virus, safeguard volunteers and support vulnerable members in our community.

Funding

Fingal County Councils’ Community Development Office is administering a Fingal Community Response to COVID-19 Funding scheme to support voluntary and community groups to provide a local community response to COVID-19 in Fingal. Priority will be given to initiatives that strive to contain and limit the reach of the virus, safeguard volunteers and support vulnerable members in our community.

Groups will be funded under 2 categories

(i) Community Response Team Initial Set Up Contribution: (up to a max €200). A once-off award of €200 to cover initial costs incurred by establishing a local community response team

(ii) COVID-19 Community Action Fund: (up to a max of €1000) a grant for local groups that demonstrates a strong partnership/ collaboration of local community groups and key services to safely respond to COVID-19 under the following themes of  

  • Supporting Community Safety initiatives
  • Community wellbeing programme
  • Virtual Community Gatherings
  • Support target for older and vulnerable people 

Eligible costs include leaflets/ flyers, social media, mobile phone (purchase), personal protection equipment (i.e. gloves, masks, sanitizers), insurance, virtual event costs, trainer/ tutor/ instructor fees, design/ print of leaflets,  programme material, publicity etc… (this list is not exhaustive)

For more information and to complete the online application form, click https://form.jotform.com/200864157081352  

 

For assistance or advice with  the application, contact your local Fingal County Council, Community Development Officer

North County: Eugene Moore: [email protected] : 087 2853621

Balbriggan: Mick Dunne: [email protected] : 0876259948

Dublin 15: Rafe Costigan: [email protected] : 087 2203944 / Sinead Wiley: [email protected] : 086 8123070

East Fingal & Swords: Valerie McAllorum Byrne : [email protected] : 087 9051999/ Pat Lane: [email protected] : 087 9876993

 

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