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The North Runway Employment Initiative ‘Meet the Contractor Event’ took place on Tuesday, 27th November. The event took place as part of our ‘One Step Closer’ employment programme, training long-term job seekers in the Fingal area in in the areas of construction, security, catering and cleaning. The goal of this programme is to position our…

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The EURES (The European Job Mobility Portal) Jobs Fair was a huge success. The fair took place in the Fingal County Council Offices on 18th October.   Empower were invited by the Department of Employment and Social Protection (DEASP) to provide a CV clinic for attendees from 2pm to 7pm. A number of Empower staff provided…

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The We Can Quit programme is a 12-week, women centred and peer led course. The programme is designed to support women to quit smoking and remain an ex-smoker in the long term. One to one support is provided by our trained community facilitators and the programme incorporates free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT), funded through the…

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Our Failte Isteach classes will resume after the Christmas break on the week beginning the 14th of January. These are drop in classes which focus on teaching spoken English and are open to all. Classes are attended once per week for two hours and are taught by volunteer tutors. There is a €2 fee to…

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  Empower will be at the EURES (The European Job Mobility Portal) Jobs Fair in Fingal County Council offices on Thursday, 25th October, from 12pm to 7pm.   The upcoming EURES Jobs Fair is perfect for unemployed people and those looking for a new challenge. These Europe-wide recruitment fairs match job seekers with employers in…

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  There will be Weaning Workshops taking place in Corduff on 24th October and Mulhuddart on 20th November. Both workshops will be free of charge and open to all Dublin 15 parents of babies aged three to nine months. These will be one-off 90-minute weaning workshops, run by a peer leader and a dietitian.  …

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  The Local Employment Service (LES) will run a workshop for clients who are thinking of submitting a CAO application in 2019.  The workshop will take place in Dillon House on Thursday, 18th October, at 10am. This workshop is designed for clients who are on job-seeking payments and would qualify for relevant grants and Back…

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  Empower will be running a free Health Fair on Wednesday, 17th October, from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The fair will provide information on accessing free medical checks and will take place in Mulhuddart Community Centre. There will be free tea, coffee and a light lunch provided to all attendees.   For more information, contact Susan…

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  The Early Years Parents Plus Course is a free six-week course, taking place on Thursday mornings in Blakestown Resource Centre from 9.30am until 12.15pm. The course begins on 8th November and is an evidence-based practical and positive parenting course, promoting confidence, learning and good behaviour in young children aged one to six years.  …

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  Transition is a new project that aims to support young people with a mild or moderate intellectual disability to take a step closer to employment.   The Empower Transition project will assist and support 16 young people on their journey towards employment.  The project will recruit young people from local disability services as they…

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