The Tenant Information and Support Service works to support people to remain in their homes and give people the advice and support that they need in their local community.

241 drop-in advice clinics were provided in 2017.

“I was so panicked about losing my home but the Simon Community were there every step of the way. It made me more confident to always have somebody to turn to.”

– Marie, Simon Client


This service is provided by Dublin Simon Community on behalf of Dublin City Council. This service provides advice and information in the local drop-in clinics and through visiting support on a range of issues including:

  • Risk of loss of home
  • Rent arrears
  • Standard of rented accommodation
  • Unsuitable living arrangements
  • Difficulties managing the home
  • Housing rights

The service works across the five administrative areas of Dublin City Council and have staff based in:

  • Darndale (North Central)
  • Ballyfermot & Crumlin (South Central)
  • Wood Quay (Central)
  • Aungier Street (South East)
  • Finglas (North West)

For further information, please click here to view our service brochure.


Local Drop-In Clinics

Working in your community the Tenant Information and Support Service provide advice at our locally based clinics, see locations below. We can discuss your concerns with you and try help you decide how best to deal with them.

North West Area

  • Housing Department, Finglas Civic Centre, Mellowes Road, Finglas, Dublin 11 – Fridays, 9.30am – 12.30pm

North Central Area

Central Area

  • Dublin City Council, Civic Offices,Wood Quay, Dublin 8 – Tuesdays, 9.30am – 12.30pm
    Fridays, 9.30am – 12.30pm

South Central Area

  • Ballyfermot Community Civic Centre, Ballyfermot Road, Ballyfermot,Dublin 10 – Mondays, 9.30am – 12.30pm
  • Crumlin DCC Area Office, 13 Crumlin Village, Dublin 12 – Thursdays, 9.30am – 12.30pm

South East Area

  • Carmelite Centre, 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2 – Tuesdays, 2.00pm – 4.00pm, Thursdays, 9.30am – 12.30pm

Visiting Tenancy Support

The Tenant Information and Support service provides practical support for all types of tenancies through Visiting Tenancy Support. This can include:

  • Helping people to stay in their homes.
  • Helping people with money management and entitlements.
  • Linking people with appropriate services in their community. These might include educational, health or legal supports.
  • Providing someone to speak or act on your behalf, if needed.

We provide ongoing visiting support in your home to help people to look at any issues with their tenancies and take action to deal with them.

You can be put in touch with us by Dublin City Council, by your key-worker or by a service that is helping you. They will send us a form and arrange a meeting for you.

How You Can Link In With Us

Local Drop-In Clinics

We see callers face to face in our locally based clinics. We can discuss your concerns with you and try help you decide how best to deal with them.

By Telephone or Email

You can contact us using the details below. We will be happy to discuss your issue and give advice or information.

Referral for Visiting Support

You can self refer or be put in touch with us by Dublin City Council, your key-worker or a service that is helping you.

If you have any further questions please contact the team please call 01 635 4888 or email prevention@dubsimon.ie. Our office is open from 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.

The Dublin Simon Community Tenant Information and Support Service is provided and funded by Dublin City Council and the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government.