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Preventing Homelessness

If your are at risk of losing your home and becoming homeless, we can help you identify available options that may help you avoid losing your home.

If you are at risk of becoming homeless and live in Galway City or County, you will need to first contact your local authority.

Contact your local authority

Galway City Council

Housing Department
City Hall, College Road Galway

(Monday to Friday, 9am – 4pm)

Galway County Council

Housing Department
Áras an Chontae, Prospect Hill, Galway

(Monday to Friday, 9am – 1pm)

Additional Supporting

After contacting your local authority, contact the following services to access free and confidential housing advice, information and support.

Threshold’s Tenancy Protection and Advice Services

If your tenancy is at risk due to rent increase, receiving a notice to quit, a dispute with your landlord or other housing challenges.

The Private Residential Tenancies Board (PRTB)

If you are facing a dispute with your landlord.

MABS (Money Advise and Budgeting Service)

If you are in mortgage arrears.

How COPE Galway can help you

Our Homeless Prevention Services may be able to help you if you are at risk of homelessness. Our team will work with you, and based on your specific situation, help you identify and explore all options available that can prevent you from losing your home and becoming homeless.

Contact our services for more information on how we can help.

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