You can get information on Social Welfare Services on our website at
You can get information booklets and application forms from:
- your local Social Welfare Office (
see list of Local and Branch Offices),
- by telephoning Information Services at LoCall
1890 66 22 44 (from Republic of Ireland only) or +
353 71 91 93313 (from Northern Ireland or overseas).
The rates charged for the use of 1890 (LoCall) numbers may vary among different service providers.
This leaflet is intended as a guide only and does not purport to be a legal interpretation