Empower teams up with Dress for Success on new financial education programme for women in Fingal

We need to cultivate better financial understanding in girls from a younger age. That’s according to Sonya Lennon, designer, entrepreneur and founder of charity Dress for Success Dublin. She was speaking as Empower, was announced as the first partners providing a new financial education programme, ‘Sense about Cents’. The ‘Sense about Cents’ programme was developed…

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Empower’s success highlighted in Department of Employment and Social Protection report

We are delighted to announce that an independent report by Indecon, an independent economic research organisation, has revealed high levels of placement rates through our employment programmes. The report was commissioned by the Department of Employment and Social Protection and found that the community based Local Employment Services Network (LESN) in Blanchardstown, delivered by Empower,…

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Empower celebrates International Roma Day

Empower Roma Day

On 8th March we celebrated International Roma Day at the Bracken Court Hotel, Ballbriggan. The event was a celebration of culture and friendship. The day was a joint initiative between Empower and Musicantia, a Roma community led group of professional musicians who work with Irish and other migrant communities. The event was well attended and…

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Buchi – The new Roma Community Employment Project

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new Community Employment Project for people in the Roma community! The project will see us working hand in hand with Musicantia Irish Roma Centre supported by the Department of Employment and Social Protection. This is the first new Community Employment project in over a decade and…

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Empower launch innovative toolkit supporting a smoke free Fingal!

Empower Tobacco Free

Our toolkit ‘Tobacco Free Fingal: A toolkit for a Tobacco-Free Community’ was officially launched by Minister for State at the Department of Health, Catherine Byrne, at our Dublin 15 office on 6th March 2019. This is an initiative that aims to support the people of Fingal to become smoke free in their community facilities, homes,…

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