We publish regular updates on applications to Caranua and this one provides information to 30th September 2020
Caranua proud to be part of the report ‘Facing the future together: Discussing Ireland’s lifelong responsibility to the survivors of institutional abuse’On Friday 9th October 2020 at 3.00pm the ‘Facing the future together: Discussing Ireland’s lifelong responsibility to the survivors of institutional abuse’ report was launched via a virtual event. Fergus Finlay hosted a panel discussion with Carmel McDonnell Byrne,...
Facing the Future Together - Conference Report
The report details the ongoing effects of the childhood trauma endured by survivors of institutional abuse and looks at their ongoing and future needs:
The five ‘asks’ identified in the report are:
Enhanced medical card for survivors and support with housing
Continuation of free easily accessible counselling services for survivors and their families
Provision of advocacy supports for survivors in the long-term, including accessing public services, linkage with support services, homelessness and addiction supports
All medical, and public service staff working in a customer-facing role should receive trauma-informed practice training on how to identify survivors and the different approaches to the support they may require.
Identification of supports needed by survivors based outside of Ireland
Dear Survivors, from Monday 5th October, our phone lines will open from 10 am to midday and 2 pm to 4 pm.
We publish regular updates on applications to Caranua and this one provides information to 31st August 2020