Waterford CYPSC - Children & Young People's Services Committee

Waterford CYPSC

Children & Young People's Services Committee

Roma Helpline and Migrant Health Information

Roma Helpline: A new National Roma helpline has been set up by Pavee Point to provide Roma community members in Ireland with general information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) as well as advice on accessing medical care if a person is unwell. This information is provided in Romanes and Romanian.  The helpline number is  087 126 4606 and is currently being staffed from Monday to Friday, 9am until 9pm and involves a GP.

Roma specific Information on Covid-19:  Roma COVID 19 sharing resources

Long links:  https://www.hse.ie/eng/about/who/primarycare/socialinclusion/travellers-and-roma/roma/roma-covid-19-sharing-resources.html

Easy Read: The HSE and Department of Health have produced an Easy Read version of the Public Information Guide on Covid 19 (Coronavirus).

The Easy Read is  available to download here along with the original information guide which has been translated into many languages and is available as an audio guide.

There is also information in a range of other langueas;

Information on Covid-19 in other languages including Arabic: Please see the following link which will take you directly to translated resources on the National Social Inclusion website to help share the messaging about Covid-19 in various languages


Please see the following links to Migrant Health and Covid-19

Short link: Migrant Health COVID 19 sharing resources

Long link: https://www.hse.ie/eng/about/who/primarycare/socialinclusion/intercultural-health/covid-19-sharing-resources-migrant-health.html

see this link for Traveller specific rescources; Traveller COVID 19 sharing resources