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North Inner City Drugs Task Force

June News 2011

Annie Kelly Education Bursary 2011

The Annie Kelly Education Bursary administerd by the North Inner City Drugs Task Force, helps people from North Inner City Dublin communities access further education.

We are currently reviewing applications received in June for the first round of awards. You have a second chance to apply: we are now accepting applications for the second round.

The closing date is 12 noon Friday 30th September 2011.

Find application form and more information here.

Homeless Agency/Dublin City University -
New Certificate in Homeless Prevention and Intervention

The three existing key workers/case managers modules, which to date were classified as ‘stand alone’ modules have now been formally approved by Dublin City University as a 'Certificate in Homeless Prevention and Intervention’.  

Closing date for receipt of nominated application: 5pm on Friday 15th July 2011

Find more information here.

ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Workshop

ASIST is a two-day, intensive interactive and practice-based workshop in suicide first-aid in run by The Deora Project on the 9th - 10th August, 2011.
It is suitable for all kinds of caregivers - health workers, key-workers, teachers, community workers, Gardaí, youth workers, volunteers, people responding to family, friends and co-workers. 

To avail of this training, telephone The Deora Project: 01-855 0730 or email and we will forward application form and additional information on the training.

Henrietta Adult Community Education
Daughters of Charity Community Services

Adult Summer School Timetable (4th – 8th JULY 2011)

Find more information here.

The Wheel - Grant to Fund New Project

The Wheel is a support and representative body connecting community and voluntary organisations and charities across Ireland. They have been awarded £20,000 by The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to scope a project to enable social enterprises and voluntary non-profit organisations to deliver positive social impacts and outcomes for the people they serve through adopting an increased focus on evaluation and measurement.

Find more information here.

Community & Voluntary Groups - Why not host a Know You Neighbour Event
on 9-10 July?

This great initiative by Macra Na Feirme is an excellent opportunity to get to know people in your community or other community and voluntary groups in your area.

Find more information, get you free event pack and register at

Dublin Port Company Scholarship Scheme

Since 2001 Dublin Port Company Scholarship Programme has enabled hundreds of local people to progress to third livel education or repeat their Leaving Certificate who otherwise may not have been in a position to do so. The 2011 Application form can be downloaded HERE

Closing date for receipt of applications for scholarships is Wednesday 31th August 2011

Find more information and application forms here.