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Concern raised over Community Welfare services across Monaghan

Jan 11, 2022 07:01 By News Northern Sound
Concern raised over Community Welfare services across Monaghan Concern raised over Community Welfare services across Monaghan
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Colm Carthy told a recent MD meeting that recent changes have made "a lot of people very concerned for the services provided".

A Carrickmacross councillor is seeking an "urgent meeting" with Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys over the provision of Community Welfare Officers.

Colm Carthy told a recent MD meeting that recent changes have made "a lot of people very concerned for the services provided".

He added that people have been expressing concern about the possible closure of Community Welfare Offices in Co Monaghan.

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Councillor Carthy says "other towns have lost their Community Welfare Officers" and is seeking assurances that these services will be provided into the future.

Speaking to Northern Sound, the Sinn Féin councillor says some vulnerable people are dependent on face-to-face meetings and can't rely on online resources:

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