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Food Banks

​The Growth of Food Banks in Northern Ireland

In 2013, advisers from the independent advice network reported seeing increasing numbers of people seeking advice who were in a critical financial situation, where there was no immediate support available from the social security or tax credit systems.

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Upcoming Training

  • Nutshell: Universal Credit Calculations (NEW)

    19 October 2018 - 13:30

    We have a selection of Welfare Reform sessions suitable for those who have already benefited from our Welfare Reform training and wish to update their knowledge in a timely and cost effective manner or for those who just need information on a specific aspect of Welfare Reform. This session will...
  • Level 3 Certificate in Independent Advocacy - Managing Advocacy Services

    25 October 2018 - 10:00

    The Certificate in Independent Advocacy allows Independent Advocates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment in their Independent Advocacy role. The course includes knowledge and skills based assessments and involves learners demonstrating competency in work related tasks...
  • Level 3 Certificate in Independent Advocacy - Providing Independent Advocacy to Adults

    25 October 2018 - 10:00

    The Certificate in Independent Advocacy allows Independent Advocates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment in their Independent Advocacy role. The course includes knowledge and skills based assessments and involves learners demonstrating competency in work related tasks...
  • Level 3 Certificate in Independent Advocacy - Providing Independent Advocacy to Children and Young People

    25 October 2018 - 10:00

    The Certificate in Independent Advocacy allows Independent Advocates to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment in their Independent Advocacy role. The course includes knowledge and skills based assessments and involves learners demonstrating competency in work related tasks...
  • Deaf Equality Training (Members Only) (FREE)

    26 October 2018 - 10:00

    British Deaf Association (NI) will be delivering this training event, and there will be a range of topics included in this 3 hour training session which has been tailored to specifically match the needs of advice workers who may come into contact with Deaf people during their sessions dealing with...
  • Nutshell: Using ESA Assessment Guidance and Case Law (NEW)

    29 October 2018 - 10:00

    We have a selection of Welfare Reform sessions suitable for those who have already benefited from our Welfare Reform training and wish to update their knowledge in a timely and cost effective manner or for those who just need information on a specific aspect of Welfare Reform. This session will...

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