01-8486515

The Resource Centre

Clonshaugh Drive, Priorswood, Dublin 17
Travellers and settled people working together in North Dublin

01-8486515

The Resource Centre

Clonshaugh Drive, Priorswood, Dublin 17

TravAct

IMPORTANT ANNONCEMENT

 Oct 2021

In light of prevailing COVID 19 restrictions and in line with advice on social distancing from the Department of Health, all TravAct staff will continue working remotely with restricted access to direct contact and service provision to our community.​ We will gradually revert to hybrid functioning based on HSE guidelines.  we continue to provide emergency telephone support and information to all our clients
and staff in the North Dublin area. ​

You can make contact with our Management Team members on their mobiles/emails below for updates, support and information:​

 

Name/DesignationEmail Address
Manager – Michelle Fleming<michelle@travact.ie>
Primary Health Care- Bridget Nevinbridgetnevintravact12@gmail.com
Drugs/Alcohol Worker – Michael Collins<michael.travact@gmail.com>
CE – Maureen Ward<maureen@travact.ie>
Community Accommodation Worker – Winnie McDonagh<winnie.travact@gmail.com>
Youth Services  –  Bridgy Collins<bridgytravact@gmail.com>
       Education Worker-Eileen Wardeileenward.travact@gmail.com
      Assistant  Administrator- Maria Ward<mairaward@yahoo.ie>

 

​We would ask the local community members and staff to keep up to date with all public health advice and to consult the relevant HSE websites in this regard. Any staff member or any member of the local community who feels any of the symptoms of Covid or feel that they have been exposed to someone else suffering the symptoms of the virus, should immediately inform their GP and their workplace and follow the advice of the GP for self-isolation if required.

For the latest advice and information from the HSE on Coronavirus Covid-19, please visit their Coronavirus Page
For daily updates, please visit GOV.IE

https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/news/newsfeatures/covid19-updates/

We encourage you all to take advice and precautions until we are further notified by the HSE and other Government Departments.​

Main Thrust Areas of TravAct Activity

TravAct is an organisation of Travellers and settled people working together in North Dublin to tackle the root causes of Traveller exclusion and promote their equality and human rights within the Irish Society. Its aims include Promotion of Education Amongst Travellers,   Improve Life and Enterprise Skills, Facilitate Social and Personal Development, Create Awareness of Traveller Culture, Participation in both National and Regional Initiatives for Travellers and Engage in Enterprise Development. TravAct work currently falls into six main areas, which include Community Employment Initiative, Drugs Outreach, Education Support, Housing & Accommodation Services, Primary Health Care Support and Youth Services.

Training & Employment (CE) Project

The CE scheme currently has 27 participants vacancies. This programme has been running since December 1995 with 15 employees a year till 2015…

Accommodation & Housing  Project

15 years ago approximately 75 families in our area did not have the basic facilities of running water and toilets. This has dropped to single figures…

Drugs and Alcohol Project

The TravAct Drugs programme started in 2006. Originally the main issue was alcohol abuse with a limited problem with drugs…

Primary Health Care Project

Due to extensive immunisation drives arranged by TravAct, there has been a dramatic decrease in the number of children getting measles and chicken pox…

Education Outreach

The Education project started in 1994. At that stage most Traveller adults had attended primary school, many in an ad hoc way…

TravAct Youth Project

This is a recent addition to TravAct (Oct 2015) and comprises two youth workers. Affiliation of this Project to TravAct has created a lot…

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