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Doras Luimni
Migrant support
Failte isteach
Migrant support
Migrants

The organisation aims to both welcome migrants and give them the skills they need to successfully integrate. This is done through conversational English classes, especially with older volunteer tutors around Ireland. Fáilte Isteach has now grown to 127 groups with over 1,200 volunteer tutors who support the integration of 3,200 migrant students by delivering over 72,000 hours of free tuition annually. Fáilte Isteach holds conversational English classes, often with older volunteer tutors around Ireland. Primarily works with All migrants within range of a Fáilte Isteach Group. Each group has a different contact number, see the website for the phone number of each specific group. For groups in Cork City Only: info@nanonagleplace.ie For Cork groups outside Cork City: donna@wcdp.ie. Each group has a separate address, see website for each. Only Cork locations are mentioned here, but Fáilte Isteach has groups all over Ireland. Fáilte Isteach is a community project by Third Age, an organisation which allows older people to contribute to society after employment. http://www.thirdageireland.ie/failte-isteach/locations

Failte Refugees UCC
Migrant support
Migrants

We’re a UCC society dedicated to welcoming refugees and asylum seekers to UCC, Cork and Ireland, working on ensuring understanding, solidarity and basic human rights in our communities. We work with local initiatives like the Cork Migrant Centre, BetterTogether, The Glucksman Art Gallery as well as many clubs and societies in UCC to fulfil these aims.”Fundraise, raise awareness, participate and organise an annual conference with organisations from all over Ireland and work closely with those organising Direct Provision parties (Better Together Cork, Himalaya Yoga Centre, and the Migrant Centre, among others) as well as other organisations. The society also manages student volunteers. Primarily Work With Fáilte Refugees works mainly with the Cork City area, however members do go to all of the Cork centres for the annual Direct Provision Parties and for occasional events in conjunction with other groups. https://www.facebook.com/failterefugeesucc/

Glucksman Gallery
Migrant support
Children, Migrants, Young people

A gallery on the University College Cork Campus that holds countless free workshops for families and children and a programme especially set up to allow children and adolescents from Direct Provision and migrants to create their own artwork: The Creative Agency Project. The following information relates specifically to that programme but other event details can be found online. The programme enables young asylum seekers to work with artists and curators over an extended series of workshops, continues to offer a positive and creative experience to a marginalized community and provides the resources and expertise that will allow the group to develop artworks for public display. Children and adolescents in Direct Provision in Cork County. Entry to the Glucksman and the majority of events are completely free.

Himalaya Yoga Valley Centre Cork
Migrant support
Migrants

All our team get great satisfaction from helping others through yoga and making a difference in the local community. Part of the tradition of yoga in India is to give back which is called Seva so giving back to the community here in Cork is in line with our lineage and company values. The Centre holds donation-based outdoor yoga classes for fundraising and a separate yoga, knitting and Social & Support Group for women in Direct Provision (see BetterTogether Cork) as well as the collection of Christmas gifts for children in Direct Provision. Primarily works with The Social Group is for women in Direct Provision and their children, all are welcome to the fundraising classes. https://yogacorkireland.com/our-community-work/

KASI CLG (Killarney Immigrant Support Centre)
Migrant support
NASC
Migrant support
Migrants

Nasc, the Irish word for ‘link’, empowers migrants to realise and fulfil their rights. Nasc works with migrants and refugees to advocate and lead for change within Ireland’s immigration and protection systems, to ensure fairness, access to justice and the protection of human rights. Our goal is to realise the rights of all migrants and refugees within Irish society. NASC is non-governmental organization that provides advice on immigration issues, directs migrants to other resources and runs several projects such as the Gateway to Employment Refugee Women’s Project, Cork Migrant Youth Project (for education and healthcare for 14-23s) and a racism reporting mechanism (victims or witnesses). The centre and its services are available to all migrants and refugees regardless of status, the service is free. https://nascireland.org/

NASC The Irish Immigrant Support Centre
Migrant support
New Communities Partnership
Migrant support
Migrants

New Communities Partnership (NCP) is a national network of more than 150 migrant- and ethnic minority-led organisations. The mission of NCP is to be an effective network, representing and empowering ethnic minority-led groups, at all levels, in order to influence positive change in policies that impact on their lives.The NCP acts as a network, members can easily find like-minded organisations all over Ireland, stay up to date about relevant news, and the NCP itself campaigns in support of those who make up its ranks. The NCP also provides guidance to asylum seekers and migrants around citizenship and naturalisation applications (see dedicated phone line) as well as training its members, public sector staff such as doctors, nurses, social workers, and teachers who work with families from different cultural backgrounds and community leaders in the area of diverse families and child protection awareness. The NCP also has a free Migrant Access Programme which offers free training and employment advice. Primarily with Migrant or minority-led organisations around Ireland General inquiries: (01) 872 7842 To ask about citizenship and naturalisation applications: (01) 535 7238 // https://www.newcommunities.ie/

The Lantern Project Cork
Migrant support
Migrants, Asylum seekers/IPA

A place of welcome where people, no matter what their background, race, age, gender can feel at home and voice their hopes in working for a better world.”A community organisation run by the Presentation Sisters that aims to support and educate the community and promote inclusion “people, no matter what their background, race, age, gender can feel at home” https://m.facebook.com/thelanternprojectcork/

Tralee International Resource Centre
Migrant support
General Public

Integration and support service

Wallaroo Playschool Child and Family Project
Migrant support
Families, Children, Migrants

Wallaroo Playschool and after-school service is in St Luke’s, on the north side of Cork City. Established in 1985, it is a non-profit making and community-oriented organisation delivering the full-range of childcare services. We support children in families in 2 Direct Provision Centres for Asylum Seeker through preschool, afterschool and holiday programmes. We work with Humanistic Education and Anti-Bias Approaches which aims to empower people. We support parents in day to day issues with children and links to services. We collaborate with other support groups/organisations to improve and enhance the situation for residents in Direct Provision. Wallaroo run the crèches in both Kinsale Road, Glounthaune and Ashbourne House Direct Provision Centres, they also run the summer programs in those centres. Work with Children and their families in both Kinsale Road, Ashbourne House and Glounthaune Direct Provision Centres. https://wallarooplayschoolcork.com/