Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Questions (616)

Dara Calleary

Question:

616. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Health the funding options available to a voluntary housing association (details supplied) in County Mayo to assist in covering the costs incurred in providing a meals on wheels service in the community; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4874/14]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

My Department administers a National Lottery Discretionary Fund from which once-off grants are paid to community and voluntary organisations, providing a range of health related services. If an organisation wishes to make an application for National Lottery Funding they should send in a formal application. Detailed procedures, along with the application form are set out on the Department's website at www.doh.ie.