Hardship Fund Initiative 2016

The Hardship Fund has now closed 

Educational Supports are available to help you participate and progress your education.

Dublin North West Area Partnership (DNWAP) is offering social welfare dependent/low income families from the DNWAP area (Finglas, Cabra, Ballymun, Santry, Whitehall, Drumcondra, Phibsboro, Ashtown/Navan Road, Phoenix Park) supports to participate in full time further education including books, printing costs and travel costs.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Mature students 21 and over participating at QQI Level 5-8 in recognised state colleges
  • Direct progress for students from Leaving Certificate to QQI Level 5-8 course

Application Process

  • Stage 1 – Register with Dublin North West Area Partnership
  • Stage 2 – Complete an application form

For further information please contact Tracey/Therese on 01 8361666 to book an appointment to register and receive an application form.

Information on eligibility criteria is available here: Eligibility Criteria

Application forms are available to download here: Hardship Fund 2016 Application Form

The closing date  is the 26th August 2016.

The hardship initiative is supported by The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2015-2017, funded by the Irish Government and co-funded by the European Social Fund and includes a special allocation under the Youth Employment Initiative.

Education Hardship Support Poster 2016