Central Rent Units

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If you are applying for Rent Supplement and your area is not covered by one of the central Rent Units listed below you should contact the Department of Social Protection's representative (formerly known as the Community Welfare Officer) at your local office.

If you live in one of the areas listed below you can get a rent pack from your local office. This pack contains detailed information (including a list of documentation you will need) and all the relevant application forms. You should read the information in the pack carefully. If you are satisfied that you have all the necessary documents ready you can forward your application to the relevant Rent Unit. The processing of your application may be delayed if you do not supply all the information requested in the pack. The Unit will contact you if they need any further information. If they do not need any more information they will tell you when your application will be processed.


Clinic Address Phone & Fax Public email address Areas Covered Opening times


Dublin Central Rents Unit


Department of Social Protection,
Community Welfare Service, Rent and Mortgage Section, PO Box 12188, Dublin 2

(01) 6732024

Fax: (01) 4546457

No Public clinic (This unit covers Dublin 1,2,3, 4,6,6W,7,8, 12,14 and 16, parts of D 9 includes Terenure, Bride Street, Rathfarnham, Inchicore, Parnell Road and Irishtown Health Centres)

Monday to Friday 9:30 - 12:30 Monday to Thursday 14.00 - 16.00

Mid Leinster

Rents Unit

PO Box 11758, Dublin 24

(1890) 800 698

Fax: (01) 4131018

midleinsterrentsunit@welfare.ie All addresses in Carlow, Wicklow and Kildare are covered.

Monday to Friday 9:30-13:00 14:15-16:30

Dublin 15 Rents Unit Rents Unit, PO Box 11941, Dublin 15

Customer Line:

(01) 8581380


rents.d15@welfare.ie List of areas covered (PDF; 129KB)

No Public Clinics

Coolock/Darndale Rents Unit​

Department of Social Protection, Coolock Intreo Centre, Northside Civic Centre, Bunratty Road,

(01) 6125400

Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 9.30-16.45
No Clinics- appointments at reception where required

Tallaght Rents Unit Tallaght Rent Unit, PO Box 12122, Dublin 24 (1890) 252109 tallaghtrents@welfare.ie
Dublin 24, Citywest, Saggart, Rathcoole, Rathcoole, Boornabreena and Blessington Co. Wicklow

Monday to Friday 10:00-13:00 No Public Clinic


Clondalkin/Lucan Rents Unit 


Intreo Centre, Ninth Lock Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22

(01) 4667200 Option 4


Monday to Friday 10:00 - 17:00


Rents Unit, 

Community Welfare Service Ballymun Civic Centre, Dublin 9. 


Fax: 01-8467528


Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00

Finglas/Glasnevin Rents Unit, includes Ashbourne, Ratoath, Co Meath 

Intreo Office, Mellows Road Finglas, Dublin 11


Fax: 01-8362905

None  Finglas, Glasnevin, Ashbourne, and Ratoath, Co Meath

Applications accepted Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 9.15am - 5pm Fri 10.15am to 4.30pm


Rents Unit

Department of Social Protection,Community Welfare Service Rent & Mortgage Section Greendale Shopping Centre, Foxfield Killbarrack, Dublin 5




Fax:  01-8391943


KilbarrackRentUnit@welfare.ie   Available Monday–Thurs 9.15am–5.00pm Fri 10.30am–4.30pm
Swords Rents Unit Swords Intreo Office, Mainscourt, 23 Main St, Swords, Co. Dublin

01-8061040. rent only

FAX: 01-8455848 


Monday 2pm-3.30pm Wednesday 9:30-11:00

Balbriggan Rents Unit

For Balbriggan: Department of Social Protection Linn Comm Hse, Stephenson Ind Estate, Balbriggan

01-8061040. rent only

FAX: 01-8455848 


Monday to Friday 9:30- 4:00

Meath Westmeath Rent Review Unit Department of Social Protection, Bellview, Dublin Road, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath 

Ph 076 6285100


Monday to Friday 9:30- 5:30

Fermoy Mitchelstown Rents Unit, 
Postal Service Only to: 12 Lower Fair Street, Mallow




Mallow Rents Unit
Postal Service Only to: 12 Lower Fair Street, Mallow
(022) 44900 


Galway Rents Unit Rent/Mortgage/ENP  Geata na Cathrach, Fairgreen, Galway


FAX: 091-548392


Monday to Friday 9:30-5:00

Rents Unit Cavan Ashe Street 0494379646
049 4379629 
049 4379647
  County Cavan excluding Cootehill (Customers in Cootehill should contact the local Community Welfare Service)

Monday to Friday

Phone Service  10:00 - 11:00

Tralee Rents Unit Community Welfare Services, Dept of Social Protection, 14 Edward Street, Tralee, Co Kerry

(091) 536720

FAX: 066-7184856


Monday to Friday 9:30 - 1:30
2:30 - 5:00

Waterford City  Rent Unit  Department of Social Protection, Freepost, Cork Road, Waterford.


FAX: 066-7184856


Monday to Friday 9:00 - 1:00 
2:00 - 5:00

West Waterford Rents & Mortgages Health Centre, 1A Mithcell Street , Dungarvan, Co Waterford

Kilmacthomas 051- 294550


058- 48928 

West Waterford 


Tuesday Kilmacthomas  10:00 - 11:30

Dungarvan 10.00 -11.30

Wednesday Dungarvan 10:00 -11:30 

 West Waterford

2:00 - 4:00

Thursday Dungarvan 10:00 -11:30

Friday West Waterford 10:00 - 12:00

​Wexford ​Rent/Mortgage Unit, Dept. of Social Protection, PO Box 91, Wexford ​053 9170150 ​All addresses in Co. Wexford ​Not open to public
Clonmel Rents Unit Centralised Rent & MIS Unit, DSP,
Harbour House,
New Quay, 
Co Tipperary.
052- 6191854
052- 6191882  052- 6191835
052- 6191870
052- 6191860

Monday to Friday 9:30-5:00

Offaly  Rents Unit

Dept. Of Social Protection, Castle Buildings, Tara Street, Tullamore,Co. Offaly

087-2779236 message minder public number.

Monday to -Friday by appointment

Last modified:26/05/2016