17 November 2015, Letterkenny
Training for 23 advisors took place in Letterkenny on Tuesday 17th November 2015.
The training focused on Cross-border Family Benefits and was attended by 23 advisors and information providers. The training programme was specifically designed by Border People to meet the needs of the advice sectors in both jurisdictions. It was jointly delivered by Border People and the Department of Social Protection (DSP), Child Benefit section. The contribution from DSP was invaluable and feedback from participants was excellent. All participants are keen to attend to future cross-border training programmes.
The majority of participants were from Donegal Citizens Information Centres. Advisors from the HSE, Fermanagh CAB and the Law Centre also attended.