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
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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 20 participants. 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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