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Local domestic violence support services welcome increased government funding for 2022

Mar 25, 2022 17:03 By News Northern Sound
Local domestic violence support services welcome increased government funding for 2022 Local domestic violence support services welcome increased government funding for 2022
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The money will go towards providing support, information and advice to victims.

Local domestic violence support services are to benefit from over €75,000 in funding this year.

The €4.6 million pot announced today by Minister for Justice Helen McEntee is a 20 per cent increase on last year's funding.

The money will go towards providing support, information and advice to victims.

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Men's Aid operates in the north-east of the country and has outreach services in Cavan and Monaghan will receive €40,000 from the Goverment, its CEO Kathrina Bentley says the Government is finally taking domestic violence seriously.

Meanwhile Tearmann Housing Association in Monaghan has been allocated €35,000.

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