What is Intreo?
Find out more about how this service can help you on your job seeking journey
Intreo is a service provided by the Department of Social Protection. It is responsible for managing a range of resources around employment and income support. It provides services to both jobseekers and employers.
What services does it provide?
- Connects Jobseekers with jobs
- Provides job listings online and in person
Connects service users with employment schemes including:
- Community Employment Programme
- Community Services Programme
- Rural Social Scheme
- Voluntary Work Option
- Skills to Work
Provides guidance and advice
- Advice on CVs
- Helps identify skills and experience
- Helps match relevant skills with jobs
- Information and advice on courses and training options
- Information on job opportunities throughout Europe through Eures
Learning and upskilling services
Connects service users with education programmes including:
- ETB training courses
- Administers Back to Education supports
- Administers Training Support Grant
Administers income supports include:
In-work income support
Administers in-work income supports including:
- Back to Work Family Dividend
- Family Income Supplement
- Partial Capacity Benefit
- Part-time Job Incentive
- Short Term Enterprise Allowance
- Work Supports for People with a Disability
Who should use Intreo?
Intreo is for all jobseekers from the European Economic Area (EEA).
Where is Intreo based?
There are a list of Intreo offices here.
What should you bring to an Intreo centre?
You should bring your PPS number and proof of your address, such as a utility bill in your name.
When does it open?
Opening hours can vary depending on the centre.