20
OCT
2021

Rainbows Separation Programme in Trim FRC

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Trim Family Resource Centre is registered as a Rainbows Public Centre delivering  Rainbows Programmes for children experiencing loss in their families through separation or bereavement. The programmes are run for specific age groups: Level 1 – 7/8 years old ,  Level 2- 9/10 years old and  Level 3 – 11/12 years old. Levels 2 and 3 for the Separation Programmes are due to start in November this year. Level 1 Separation Programme is currently open for referrals and self -referrals. If you have a query relating to the Bereavement Programme (Levels 1, 2 or 3), please get in touch with Trim FRC. Contact Catherine or Justyna on rainbows@trimfrc.ie or 046 9438850 for more information.  
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20
OCT
2021

Community Integration Workshops: November 2021

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            Counties Louth and Meath have adopted a joint Migrant Integration Strategy with a shared vision to co-ordinate the delivery and ongoing monitoring of the strategy ensuring the active engagement of all stakeholders in its delivery. We are rolling out 4 virtual workshops to community groups to encourage the integration of migrants into the community through the involvement of their local community groups. The workshops will cover a wide range of areas and topics connected to integration and migrant inclusion A representative from your group can attend one, several, or all the following workshops by registering their details. If oversubscribed, extra workshops will be scheduled in 2022.   Workshop 1: Thursday 4th November 2021 7-9pm Theme: ...
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20
OCT
2021

Hi Digital: national digital skills training programme for older people

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                  Active Retirement Ireland has partnered with Vodafone Ireland Foundation and ALONE to deliver a free, nationwide digital skills training programme over five years to more than 230,000 older people, with a total investment of €2 million. The partnership initiative is aimed at bridging the worsening digital divide experienced by older people in Ireland — an issue that has been further exacerbated by the pandemic. Research shows that one in four people in Ireland aged 60–74 and more than half of people aged 75 and older are not online. When looked at alongside the numbers of those older people who are online but lack basic digital skills, a staggering 65% of older people in Ireland face significant exclusion as more and more...
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20
OCT
2021

ILMI Working Group on Deinstitutionalisation: 29th October 2021 @ 2pm

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Independent Living Movement Ireland – Working Group on Deinstitutionalisation: Discussion space to inform ILMI representation on key spaces including HSE Advisory Group in relation to under 65’s in Nursing Homes Zoom, Thursday 29th October 2-3pm    Deinstitutionalisation and the right to live in the community is a core objective of ILMI to realise the rights of disabled people to choose where and who they live with and to have the appropriate supports to be in control of their lives. ILMI is calling disabled people to join a working group to develop our thinking on how best to inform practice and policy to ensure the State moves to compliance under Article 19 of the UNCRPD. ILMI has a representative on the HSE Expert Advisory Group being established to support the HSE Under...
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