Esker House Plan To Develop Gender-Based Violence Interventions

Recently announced funding will allow a midlands women's refuge centre address some of the source problems behind gender-based violence.

Recently announced funding will allow a midlands women's refuge centre address some of the source problems behind gender-based violence.

Esker House Domestic Abuse Service in Athlone will receive just under €100,000 as part of a new government fund for victim's of crime.

Over €200,000 of the national €5.2 million fund has been allocated to groups in the midlands.

Offaly Domestic Violence Support Service has been granted just under €50,000, and Laois Domestic Abuse Service and Westmeath Support Service will get €42,000 each.

Manager of Esker House Deirdre Berry says information and education can solve a lot of society's problems:

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