A new, first report on the experiences of people coping with mortgage distress, launched today, reveals a picture of shame, silence, stress, lack of legal representation, rejection in court and a failure by state support systems like MABS and Abhaile to support them adequately.
House Hold is a preliminary look at the experiences of people in mortgage distress and at risk of losing their homes. ... Read more
Power in Participation – Leadership Development with Galway Traveller Movement
This leadership programme has got off to a great start with twenty five men and women from all over Galway taking part. Starting in September the programme takes place in Ballinfoyle Community Centre and in NUI Galway. It will run until June 2019 and comprises seven modules on topics related to Community Development ... Read more
CAN is currently leading a Restorative Practice Programme in Dublin 8 and 12. The aim is to bed down Restorative Practices across these neighbourhoods.The first 3 courses Getting Started with Restorative Practice delivered by CDI Tallaght are now completed. 53 participants from schools, community centres, youth and drugs projects, homelessness services as well as Gardaí, Dublin City Council a ... Read more
CAN has developed this new website in order to stay up to date with modern standards, which allow the site to work seamlessly on PCs, tablets and smartphones. It includes much new exciting content, including videos, downloads and links to our Twitter Feed and other social media presence. We aim to promote our Social Justice agenda and allow CAN to communicate more effectively with communities, org ... Read more
Six information and support sessions have been held in Tullamore, Mullingar, Ardee, Portlaoise, Galway and Dublin. A further three are planned for the autumn. A questionnaire designed to illicit the lived experience of people in mortgage distress aims to gather data that can be used to collectivise the issues and help change the dominant narrative. Early statistics indicate the high percentages of ... Read more