The Magnitude Programme is designed for those who need financial assistance at university and includes:
- a financial scholarship of up to €7,000 per year to undertake an initial undergraduate course of study at a leading university and a leadership development programme
- a personal mentor for each scholar and
- voluntary service by scholars in their chosen fields.
From tomorrow, 2nd July 2015, there are changes being made to the One Parent Family Payment.
Whilst we cannot help with the payment side, we may able to help people look at opportunities to help increase their income through work and other self employment based incentives. For Assistance please contact:-
Patricia McKenna - Ph 044 93 48571 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Seamus Kearns - 090 6494555 or email@example.com
Job Club Manager:
Noel Breslin 090 64 94555 or firstname.lastname@example.org
One Family Parent Payment - Change 2nd July 2015 - Age limit for a relevant child
To get a One-Parent Family Payment you must have at least one relevant child below the relevant age limit. From 2 July 2015 the age limit will be 7 years of age.
Westmeath Community Development Ltd (WCD) invites tenders from suitably qualified organisations and individuals to deliver a Care Skills Course in Ballynacargy, Co Westmeath, from September to November 2015.
The Care Skills Course is part funded by the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme 2015-2017, and the Department of Social Protection.
The course will run from Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm for up to 14 people, over 8. The training will be provided in Ballyncargy, Co Westmeath.
It is required that the successful tender will have extensive experience in delivering training to the target group. A third level qualification in a health care related area is desirable, combined with experience of one-to-one mentoring.
The course must be accredited to QQI level 5. The administration of required documentation, compilation of client portfolio and the grading of same is required from the successful bidder.