Tuesday, 5 February 2013

Ceisteanna (617)

John Deasy

Ceist:

617. Deputy John Deasy asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will provide details of County Waterford-based projects that have received moneys from the dormant accounts fund, through which Pobal, under the auspices of his Department, has dispensed more than €148 million to date. [5980/13]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Environment)

Allocations from the Dormant Accounts are focussed on programmes or projects to assist: the personal and social development of persons who are economically or socially disadvantaged; the educational development of persons who are educationally disadvantaged; or persons with a disability.

Details of Dormant Accounts funded projects in County Waterford are summarised in the following table.

Appendix 1

Projects funded under the Dormant Accounts Fund (DAF)

Name of Group

Group County

Project County

Project Summary

DAF / Amount Approved

Waterford Local Economic Development Company Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To provide a multi-purpose sports facility within Ballybeg to promote healthy lifestyles in the community.

€816,000.00

Scouting Ireland

Dublin 16

Co. Waterford

St Paul's Scout Unit: To upgrade and repair the building for easier, safer accessibility.

€95,000.00

Waterford City Council

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To improve and enhance open spaces in the area and enhance the layout of residence areas to combat anti-social behaviour.

€200,000.00

Waterford Regional Youth Service

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Building of a multiplex centre - a purpose-built facility to work with disadvantaged youth in the area.

€400,000.00

The Nagle Centre

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For the provision of IT training for parents, primary and secondary school levels.

€89,578.00

The Intercom Initiative

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To secure and rebuild e-inclusion training, to expand and develop outreach and after-school programmes.

€68,025.00

St Saviour's National School

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To furnish a room in the school for various uses.

€35,636.00

Blackwater Community School

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Lismore GAA: To provide an enclosed floodlit all weather pitch.

€123,684.00

Waterford Befriending Project

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For the provision of training for Befrienders.

€60,000.00

People with Disabilities in Ireland Limited

Dublin 1

Co. Waterford

Waterford Disability Network: Information office for people with disabilities.

€32,000.00

Waterford Regional Youth Service

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Waterford Pathways: To fund an already existing programme dealing with early school leavers.

€30,500.00

Name of Group

Group County

Project County

Project Summary

DAF / Amount Approved

Ballyduff National School

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To install a secure play/games area for special classe for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

€21,000.00

Waterford Early School Leaving Integrated Network

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To carry out direct interventions aimed at reducing the incidence of early school leaving.

€90,579.00

Foroige

Dublin 12

Co. Waterford

Tramore Youth Development Project: To increase targeted young people's participation in school through individual, group and family support.

€161,625.00

Carriglea Cairde Services

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Sisters of Bon Sauveur Services: To allocate further internal space to toilets, increase the number of toilets, change the layout of this area and add a shower and a disabled toilet.

€87,000.00

Bunscoil Bhothar na Naomh

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To provide a range of additional educational activities aimed at boosting the self-esteem, academic progress and social development of pupils identified as being "at risk".

€53,000.00

The Men's Development Network

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To recruit a National Coordinator.

€120,000.00

Waterford Regional Youth Service

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Youth Work.

€68,000.00

Waterford City Council

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

St Pauls Boxing Club: Facility Upgrade.

€135,000.00

Waterford City Council

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

St Pauls Combined Projects Initiative: For funding for the completion stage of refurbishment of community buildings as well funding for the fit out of the community buildings.

€150,000.00

Waterford Regional Youth Service

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Waterford Pathways: Educational Development (Youth).

€15,000.00

Name of Group

Group County

Project County

Project Summary

DAF / Amount Approved

Waterford Area Partnership Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To implement a pre-employment strategy via the delivery of a mentoring and progression service for members of the target group.

€127,666.00

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Home Support Limited

Co. Dublin

Co. Waterford

Alzheimer Society of Ireland (West Waterford Home Care).

€19,840.00

Respond!

Co. Waterford

Co. Cork

Respond Day Care Centre: To maintain independent living, alleviate lonliness, help full-time carers, build a sense of community, and increase health awareness in the 65 age group.

€23,400.00

Tramore Community Development Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Tramore Community Care: To add a second story to the building.

€50,000.00

Friends of Assisi House

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For structural refurbishment (flooring, emergency switches, hard surface area outside emergency exit) and the purchase of home entertainment equipment which will enable residents to enjoy films etc as they cannot access cinemas.

€26,350.00

Foroige

Dublin 12

Co. Waterford

Tramore Youth and Family Project: To recruit a part-time Youth Worker for The Youth Booth Café.

€48,000.00

Waterford Regional Youth Service

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To increase the involvement of disadvantaged young people in using new technology (including computers and the Internet) and make Information Technology attractive to and responsive to the needs of these young people.

€45,028.00

I.W.A. Limited

Dublin 3

Co. Waterford

For the purchase of a replacement adapted bus for people with disabilities.

€40,000.00

Name of Group

Group County

Project County

Project Summary

DAF / Amount Approved

Brothers of Charity Services South East

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To build an extension to the sitting room area, with a conservatory/sun lounge for recreational purposes and physiotherapy.

€39,950.00

Carriglea Cairde Services

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To close an outdated 3-storey residential building on campus and relocate 6 residents to a bungalow-type house within the community.

€520,000.00

Waterford Centre for Independent Living Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For an accessible transport service for people with disabilities.

€44,190.00

Carriglea Cairde Services

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For 2 nurses (who are existing employees) to undertake the Positive Behaviour Support.

€16,290.00

Waterford Sports Partnership Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For the employment of a Sports Inclusion Development Officer.

€130,000.00

Waterford Leader Partnership Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For: (1) Personal development programmes for Older Teenagers, (2) School Holiday Programmes, (3) Volunteer Youth Leader Training and (4) Equipment Pool.

€29,717.00

Waterford Area Partnership Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For the provision of receational, sporting and outdoor pursuits activities and opportunities to individuals and organisations who are economically, educationally and socially disadvantaged and isolated.

€30,000.00

Waterford Sports Partnership Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For 35 projects including: canoeing, boxing, kayaking, powerboating, surfing, hurling, soccer, tennis, basketball, adventure sports, golf, swimming, circuit class’s, rugby, pitch and putt, aerobics, camogie and badminton.

€53,000.00

Waterford Befriending Project

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To assist people with a significant mental health disability.

€17,450.00

Name of Group

Group County

Project County

Project Summary

DAF / Amount Approved

Bunscoil Bhother na Naomh

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Continue project.

€18,500.00

The Men's Development Network

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Continue work including: (1) Follow-up work from Athlone Day, (2) Follow-up work from Navan Training/Support and (3) Follow-up work from Wexford Regional Day.

€34,500.00

The Men's Development Network

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Employ a Men's Development worker.

€10,000.00

The Men's Development Network

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For a Mens Development Worker.

€10,000.00

Waterford Sports Partnership Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Employ a Sports Club Development Officer, Training and Support Costs.

€30,000.00

St Brigid's Family and Community Centre

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Enhancements to St Brigid's Family Resource Centre.

€170,000.00

Ballyduff Muintir Na Tire Community Services Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Develop the library building into a social centre.

€14,420.00

Waterford Area Partnership Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Suicide Prevention Task Group - Waterford City.

€50,000.00

Respond!

Co. Waterford

Co. Galway

Lus Leana public walkway project.

€20,000.00

Waterford and South Tipperary Community Youth Service Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Upgrade/Refurbish part of Elm Park Community Centre.

€56,134.00

Respond!

Co. Waterford

Co. Wexford

Setanta Afterschool Project :To repair,plaster and repaint the convent area where after-school activities take place.

€4,995.00

Ballybeg Community Development Project Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To purchase health and education-related equipment to support the Community Education Project.

€13,658.00

Ballybeg Community Development Project Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To fund the small scale refurbishment of the Parish Centre.

€16,342.00

Name of Group

Group County

Project County

Project Summary

DAF / Amount Approved

Waterford Institute of Technology

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To develop a model for service learning/civic engagement in collaboration with community groups in the RAPID area.

€25,000.00

Waterford Institute of Technology

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To develop sustainable master plans to complete works in open public spaces in partnership with Waterford city council and relevant communities.

€35,000.00

St Paul's Boys National School

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Equipment and marking out of recreational area at St Paul's Boys National School.

€10,000.00

St Brigid's Family and Community Centre

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To run an intergenerational community arts project called "The Story Tree".

€10,000.00

Waterford City Childcare Committee

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To run a three part project to add to existing family support services in the area.

€20,000.00

St Brigid's Family and Community Centre

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

To develop a community allotment scheme for residents in RAPID areas.

€50,000.00

Waterford and South Tipperary Community Youth Service Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Family Supports - Substance Misuse Project.

€3,000.00

Waterford and South Tipperary Community Youth Service Limited

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Family Supports - Substance Misuse Project.

€41,748.00

Foroige

Dublin 12

Co. Waterford

For the Tramore Youth and Family Project.

€5,000.00

Foroige

Dublin 12

Co. Waterford

For the Ferrybank Outreach Project: The Youth Café service has been in operation for the last two and half years. It is run by the Ferrybank Outreach Project in conjunction with the Foróige Ferrybank Youth Development Project.

€5,500.00

Health Service Executive

Co. Kildare

Co. Waterford

For renovations to the Squashy Couch Adolescent Health and Information Service: Youth Café.

€4,500.00

Name of Group

Group County

Project County

Project Summary

DAF / Amount Approved

Dungarvan Town Council

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

For the refurbishment and equipping of community house, estate enhancement works, installation of CCTV and road ramps

€59,000.00

Dungarvan Town Council

Co. Waterford

Co. Waterford

Sean Dún Community Facilities and Estate Enhancement Project. For the development of play area and boundary of Community House, improve road signage in the estate and refurbishment and furnishing of communtiy house.

€29,000.00