Community Call

Call Freephone 1800 300 404, from 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday

The Community Call is a major initiative that links local and national government with the community and voluntary sectors

An unprecedented mobilisation of both state and voluntary resources to combat the effects of COVID-19, the purpose of the Community Call is to coordinate community activity, direct community assistance to where it is needed, and marshal the volunteering energy of the country.

The immediate focus is on the elderly and the most vulnerable, and mobilising rapid response in every country to make sure everyone is looked after. In the coming weeks the focus will expand to broader the wellbeing of our society and how communities can work together to help the country through the COVID-19 crisis. 

The Community Call is overseen and managed locally by our Local Authorities, led by the county Chief Executives. The CEs, the most senior public official in every county, are leading a dedicated community Forum in each county to coordinate and connect the wide range of services and supports that area available.  The forum involves an extensive list of state and voluntary organisations. 

How to get assistance

The local helpline for Cavan is 1800 300 404. A dedicated covidsupport@cavancoco.ie email is also in operation. Lines are open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Chief Executive of Cavan County Council Mr Tommy Ryan said, “Through the Community Call, we are supporting and helping to coordinate these efforts to ensure everyone in Cavan has the help they need during this unprecedented crisis".

"I would encourage anyone who is in need of essential supports such as food or medicine deliveries to call freephone 1800 300 404 or email covidsupport@cavancoco.ie today. Lines are open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.”

 

'The Community Call - Advice and contact information for your county' booklet

Download the Community Call leaflet (English)

Download the Community Call leaflet (Gaeilge)

Download the Community Call leaflet (Polish)

Download the Community Call leaflet (Lithuanian)

Download the Community Call leaflet (Latvian)

Download the Community Call leaflet (Russian)

Download the Community Call leaflet (Chinese)

Download the Community Call leaflet (German)

Download the Community Call leaflet (Romanian)

Download the Community Call leaflet (Spanish)

Download the Community Call leaflet (Portuguese)