Cold Weather Update: The Homeless Unit continues to be available to take referrals from rough sleepers. This contact needs to be made as early as possible in the day in order to locate, assess and place persons in emergency accommodation. Please make direct contact with the unit on 05391 96000, between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday. Outside of these hours during cold weather the emergency line is available on 1890 666 777.
If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, please present to The Homeless Services and Support Unit (HSSU) at Wexford County Council, County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford for a homeless assessment. Please see contact details and hours of operation below.
Wexford County Council Homeless Services and Support Unit (HSSU), Carricklawn, Wexford. Y35 WY93
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10.00am – 12:00pm & 14:00pm – 16:00pm.
Contact details: Tel: 053-9196000
Address: Wexford County Council, County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford. Y35 WY93
What we do at Wexford County Council Homeless Services and Support Unit (HSSU):
The Homeless Services and Support Unit (HSSU) was set up in 2019 to proactively work in partnership with clients who are homeless or facing homelessness. The unit offers homeless supports and advice in one location, with an emphasis placed on homeless prevention and supports. Some of the main services being provided at the HSSU are:
Wexford County Council -
- Homeless services and support
- Homeless Place Finder service
- Advice & information
- Early intervention & prevention of homelessness
- Links to external agencies where appropriate
Focus Ireland Services -
- Tenancy Sustainment services
- Housing First
Homeless Place Finder Service
If you are in homeless services or at risk of becoming homeless and eligible for social housing supports with Wexford County Council, the Place Finder Service will carry out an assessment and may support you in sourcing a tenancy under the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) Scheme.