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A dedicated community support helpline has been established in Leitrim to assist at risk member of the public in accessing non-emergency and non-medical supports and advice during the current public health emergency. The confidential phone line service is established by the new Leitrim Covid-19 Community Response Forum, Which includes over a dozen agencies and organisations. The Helpline is focused primarily on ensuring that vulnerable members of the community or those living alone can access deliveries of groceries, medicines etc.

From Monday 30th March phone lines are open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. , seven days a week.

Contact Number for Forum : 071 9650473

You can also email

Please call the number if you need help at this time.

We have our annual fun run on this Sunday the 15th September 2019.

It is a 5km Run/ Walk/ Roll event and everyone is welcome to take part. Registration is on from 11.30am starting and 12 noon at LAPWD's Action Ability Centre, Station Rd Mohill.

People running, walking and rolling. Poster for event, all information displayed is also contained in post text.

This event is €10 per person or €20 per family.

Come along, spread the word! Drag your friends and family (please not literally) and help to make this annual event a success.

The Christmas Season is almost with us again. We wanted to draw to your attention the detail of the office closure over Christmas.

The office of LAPWD is closed on Wednesday December 23rd for the holidays and re-opening on Monday January 4th 2016. Services with clients will of course continue as agreed.

On Behalf of LAPWD we wish to thank you for your co-operation in 2015 and every good wish to you and your families for a happy and safe Christmas and New Year.

With a general election in the next few months it is important to remember you can only vote if you are on the official register of electors. The register is being updated and the new one will come into force on February 15th, 2016.

Person casting their vote

How do I know if I am on the register?

The register is available for inspection in all local authority offices, post offices,Garda Stations and puplic libraries. You can check online at

If I am not on the register or am registered at the wrong address what do i do?

The draft register for 2016 was published on November1st and the deadline forgetting on the amended version is this evening (Wednesday,November25th) If you are not on the draft register you have to complete a RFAI form which you can get from your local post office or puplic library and return it to your local authority. The same applies if you want to register at a new address.

It is too late for me to meet the deadline? Does that mean I won't be able to vote in the election?

No need to panic. you can still apply to be included in a suppiementary application form RFA2 has to submitted to your local authority at least 15 days before polling day.

Who is entitled to register to vote?

You must be at least 18 years old on the day the register comes into force on February 15th, and have been ordinarily resident in the state on September 1st of this year.

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