Migrant Health Project (completed Dec. 2023) Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim
Using a Community Development approach the project engaged with agencies, services and directly with members of Migrant communities across Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim to help lay the basis for an stronger partnership approach to improve service awareness, engagement, uptake and health outcomes.
The project also shared better practice and key information a well as produce multilingual printed resources for use by the Migrant participants.
Practice, training and engagement underpinned by a Community Development approach to create the conditions for reduced fears and impediments to engagement with statutory organisations and agencies for members of the Migrant communities and to positively impact on the inclusive responses, policies and practices of these organisations and agencies to engage with and include members of these target communities.
Values and policies:
The project adhered to the community development values of Collectivity; Community Empowerment; Social Justice; Sustainable Development; Equality and Anti-Discrimination practice; inclusion and Human Rights.
This project was funded by Social Inclusion office, HSE CHO Area 1 (Donegal, Sligo & Leitrim).