DVAS have moved to new centre in sligo town

DVAS have moved to a bigger city centre location.

The ground floor of the new building is fully accessible to people with physical disabilities and will have a multi-purpose room that can be used for* training and group work*.
In addition, there is additional office and consultation space and a new Helpline room. 12 helpline and court accompaniment volunteers are almost finished a 10 week training programme and will commence induction in early April. 10 communication and fundraising volunteers are also nearing the end of a 10 week programme and will shortly be organising fundraising and awareness events for the organisation. All of these developments are progressing DVAS’s 2013-2016 strategic plan.

DVAS have the same phone number in the new building. We will inform people of our new address on a need to know basis and look forward to continuing to provide an expanded service to women from this new building.

Some of you may have experienced difficulties getting onto our Helpline recently and this is due to six successive cuts in funding leading to a reduction in staff hours. With the development of our volunteer helpline programme, we expect to have our helpline fully covered from Monday to Friday 10 – 5 from June 2014 onwards. We appreciate your patience and understanding while these changes and developments are being made.

Niamh Wilson,
Domestic Violence Advocacy Service,
(Sligo, Leitrim and West Cavan)
Phone 071 9141515 or 071 9616844



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