Rape Crisis Mid West

 

TWO RAPE COUNSELLING services in the Midwest are to be temporaily closed because of a funding shortfall the service estimates at €120,000.

Rape Crisis Midwest has centres in Limerick, Clare and Tipperary but is to close the latter two services for a least one month to save costs.

The service provides confidential one to one counselling to survivors of rape and childhood sexual abuse and says that it helps about 80 people a week.

The two centres that are to be closed are based at Tracklands Business Park in Ennis and in Silverview in Nenagh.

The Rape Crisis Midwest head office at at Phoenix House on the Rosbrien Road in Limerick is remain open but a statement from the company this afternoon said that the centre will only be in a position to operate a ‘skeletal and limited service over the coming months’ Read More in The Journal 

 National Volunteer Week  2014

Louth Volunteer Centre are to hold two volunteering fairs during National Volunteering Week. The fairs will take place on Friday 16th & Saturday May 17th.  The first of the two will be held in The Marshes shopping centre in Dundalk and the second will be an outdoor event on West St. in Drogheda. We will be at the Marshes on Fri 16th May from 11am-2 pm, so take some time out , visit the fair and find out if volunteering is for you.

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