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Housing Services and Supports

From our three offices in Cork, Dublin and Galway, Threshold operates the following services:

Tenancy Protection Service-National Helpline 1800 454 454

This service is aimed at individuals, couples and families living in private rented accommodation who are experiencing housing problems and are at risk of homelessness. Our Tenancy Protection Service can seek an enhanced rent supplement payment for a household in receipt of rent supplement and facing a rent increase if they are at risk of homelessness It is currently available in a number of locations throughout the country-Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Wicklow, Cork City and its immediate surrounding areas, Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

Access Housing Unit, Cork

The Access Housing Unit provides advice to and proactively works with individuals and families whose tenancies are at risk to maintain these tenancies and prevent people from becoming homeless. We work to empower and assist people 'out of home' to access accommodation in the private rented sector through pre and post tenancy support. The Access Housing Unit also works to facilitate a partnership approach to service delivery to ensure a wraparound service is provided for all service users.