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€642,476 for Disabled Persons Grant Scheme in Wicklow

Funding of €642,476 has been made available to County Wicklow for the Disabled Persons Grant Scheme, which provides funding for extensions and adaptations to existing social housing stock - such as grab rails, disabled access ramps, wet rooms, etc. There is also funding for Improvement Works in Lieu to improve or extend privately owned accommodation where the occupant is already approved for social housing.

Contact Wicklow County Council Housing Department on 0404 20120 to find out more.

 

 
Seminar on Personal Budgets

The Centre for Disability Law and Policy (CDLP), Inclusion Ireland and LEAP will host a seminar 'Personal Budgets – Towards a Good Life' in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8 on Wednesday, April 19th 2017 (10.00am to 4.00pm).

This seminar will bring together experts to discuss how personal budgets can be used as an enabler of good lives.

This event is suitable for persons with a disability, family members, policy makers and professionals.

The event will cost €20 for people with a disability and family members, €50 for professionals.

A limited number of free places are available to people with a disability and family members.

Full details of speakers for the day will be available shortly.

Please book your place via Eventbrite

If you are having any issues with Eventbrite, please contact Karen at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or by phone (01) 8559891.

 
Wicklow Community Directory

Wicklow Community Directory is an online website listing community groups and agencies across Co. Wicklow and the activities, services and supports they provide.  Check out what's listed in the directory under Disability Groups & Services here https://www.wicklowcommunitydirectory.ie/taxonomy/term/11

 
World Bipolar Day

30th March is World Bipolar Day.

You can participate on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter by using #mybipolarfuelsmypassionfor and #worldbipolarday all day.

 
Call to ratify UN CRPD

A protest will take place on Thursday, 30th March, from 11am-1pm, outside Leinster House, to call on the Government to ratify the UN Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.

Ireland is the last EU state to ratify the convention.

 


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€642,476 for Disabled Persons Grant Scheme in Wicklow

Funding of €642,476 has been made available to County Wicklow...

Seminar on Personal Budgets

The Centre for Disability Law and Policy (CDLP), Inclusion Ireland...

Wicklow Community Directory

Wicklow Community Directory is an online website listing community groups...

World Bipolar Day

30th March is World Bipolar Day. You can participate on Instagram,...

Call to ratify UN CRPD

A protest will take place on Thursday, 30th March, from...