Project To Help People On Disability Allowance

Written 2 months ago by Ben Finnegan


A life skills training project in Offaly is urging young people availing of disability allowance to get in touch and make use of the service.

‘Step Up’ is for those between 15 and 29 who experience ongoing mental health issues or mild learning difficulties.

Each participant will have an individual plan designed for them – to help with problems such as confidence building, household budgeting, and overcoming barriers.

Coordinator Martina McGloughlan from Offaly Local Development Company says the mock kitchen set up is particularly helpful;