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Domestic Violence Services

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 28 July 2020

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Ceisteanna (348)

Catherine Murphy

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348. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the support that has been given to approved housing bodies, AHBs, in relation to providing housing to domestic abuse survivors under the capital assistance scheme by county in the past four years in tabular form. [18576/20]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Housing)

The table below provides details of ongoing and completed projects funded under the Capital Assistance Scheme (CAS) for victims of domestic violence.  As well as CAS-funded schemes, the housing needs of victims of domestic violence can also be addressed by the provision of accommodation by local authorities from their own stock of housing. 

CAS funding remains available to support Approved Housing Bodies (AHBs) providing accommodation for victims of domestic violence. CAS is permanently open for new proposals to be submitted to local authorities by AHBs in respect of any of the eligible categories of housing need, including victims of domestic violence and proposals for the latter are progressed in agreement with Tusla as regards prioritisation and operational arrangements.

 Local Authority

AHB/Service provider 

 Project status

 Date delivered

Galway City

 COPE

Delivered

 Q4 2019

Louth

Drogheda Women's and Children's Refuge Centre

Delivered

 Q3 2018

South Dublin

Saoirse Women's Refuge

Delivered

 Q2 2019

Wexford

Wexford Women's Refuge

Early stage proposal

Questions Nos. 349 and 350 answered with Question No. 344.
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