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Caranua Application Deadline - August 1 2018

Caranua (the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund) which is an independent State body, established by the Minister for Education and Skills which operates under the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund (RISF) Act 2012. The Fund that Caranua was provided with to manage is a needs led fund for survivors who are eligible to apply for funding for support services. As per the legislation that Caranua was established under, the Residential Institutions Statutory Fund, only survivors who have received awards through the Redress Board, Irish courts or settlements with religious congregations can apply to Caranua. Now, as the limited Fund that was provided to support survivors decreases, the work that Caranua was established to carry out is nearly complete and the Board of Caranua have announced that Caranua requires survivors who want to apply for funding supports from Caranua must complete and return an application form to apply for services by Wednesday 1st August 2018. For your information please find below a link to the announcement by the Board of Caranua http://caranua.ie/note-from-the-board-of-caranua-following-publication-of-review-of-eligibility-to-apply-to-caranua-by-the-department-of-education/

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Application Process Now Open for Dublin City University Undergraduate Certificate Programme in Homeless Prevention and Intervention (Sept 2018 - Dec 2019)

Applications are now being invited for the next Dublin City University (DCU) School of Nursing and Human Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Programme in Homeless Prevention and Intervention for homeless key workers/case managers (and other homeless/housing and related support services staff engaging in assessment and support planning) commencing in DCU in September 2018. The closing date for receipt of applications to DCU is 5pm on Friday 1st June 2018.

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