The Department of Social Protection’s new Intreo Centre will open to customers in the Thurles area from Monday of next week.
Intreo is a new service from the Department of Social Protection, offering a single point of contact for all employment and income supports. This new service is designed to provide a more streamlined approach, offering practical, tailored employment services and supports for both Jobseekers and Employers alike.
Now based in the Tipperary Technology Park, with an address on the R498 at Racecourse Road in Thurles, this upgraded centre will open next Monday and operate from 9:15am to 5:00pm from Monday to Friday each week.
This Thurles Intreo Centre will replace the Department of Social Welfare’s former local offices based in Stradavoher, Thurles; the Community Welfare Services previously based in St. Mary’s Health Centre and the Employment Services Office, formerly located at Friar Street, in the town.
The Department of Social Protection maintain that this new Intreo service in Thurles will now significantly improve customer service and reduce waiting times for jobseeker payments. Sadly this service also offers customers personalised advice and expertise for those wishing to work in any other EEA countries without a work permit, both as a salaried employee or a self-employed individual.
Note: The contact number in operation for this new Intreo Centre on the Nenagh Road, will be Tel: 0504-67100.