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Session 3: Supporting people returning to Ireland in crisis

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This online webinar aims to equip front line workers to support Irish emigrants in the USA and Canada who are returning to Ireland in crisis. It will focus on access to emergency homeless, social welfare and healthcare support in Ireland.

Delivered by Sarah Owen of Crosscare Migrant Project on December 11th at 12EDT, the session will last between 60 to 75 minutes and will be delivered by online webinar.

The third in a series of 'Returning to Ireland' themed webinars provided by Crosscare Migrant Project and the Coalition of Irish Immigration Centers, this event is available to Coalition members, Irish Missions and Emigrant Support Programme funded groups in North America.

Please note that this event is exclusively for front line workers providing information and support to Irish emigrants in the USA and Canada. Participants will need access to an internet enabled computer and a telephone to partake in this session. Dial in details to follow once registered.

For more information, please email sarahowen@crosscare.ie or aileen.dibra@ciic-usa.org.


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Crosscare Migrant Project is a Dublin based non-profit organisation providing information and advocacy support to intending, current and returning Irish emigrants. See www.migrantproject.ie for further information.

The Coalition of Irish Immigration Centers serves as a national umbrella organization representing Irish immigration and community centers throughout the United States. See http://ciic-usa.org/ for more information.

Both organisations are funding reciepients of the Irish government's Emigrant Support Programme. See https://www.dfa.ie/global-irish/support-overseas/emigrant-support-programme/ for details.


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