Practical Help for People Affected by the Mica Crisis
We realise this crisis is not just affecting mental health but there are also many practical concerns and challenges people are facing. We are gathering some of the materials that are available in order to help you thought this time. Let us know if there is anything in particular that you need and we'll try to source that for you.
Help with Mica Redress Scheme Application
For call enquires about the Mica Redress Scheme, contact Donegal County Council Directly on 074 91 53900 and ask for the Mica section. Visit their webpage on: www.donegalcoco.ie/defectiveconcreteblocks/
Or send an email enquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org
It is always useful to have your Eircode handy when contacting the County Council. If you don't know your code visit the Eircode Finder website
Check out these helpful info graphics or download the PDF version complete with hyperlinks to the relevant webpages to takes you through Registration and the Stage One application form step by step - with special thanks to Coreen Robinson who provided this excellent, practical information.
Helpful Numbers and Links
North Donegal MABS - Inishowen Office
Money Advice and Budgeting Service
16 Ardaravan Square
Tel: 0761 07 2470
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
The Samaritans 116 123
24/7 Suicide Helpline Pieta House 1800 247 247
Childline 1800 666 666
When things get tight, sometimes it is helpful to get a little extra help with the basics. Set up in April 2020 as a response to the pandemic, the Food Bank continues to offer confidential support for people across Inishowen. There are five centres: Buncrana, Moville, Carndonagh, Clonmany and Newtowncunningham. Simply fill in the order form. Many centres offer a drop-in service where you can collect what you most need.