Featured Member - Armagh Travellers Support Group (ATSG)

7 Sep 2014 Shauna O'Neill    Last updated: 4 Jul 2019

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Armagh Travellers Support Group (ATSG) aims to improve the quality of life for Travellers living in or visiting the Armagh area. 

This includes health and social well-being, accommodation, education, welfare rights, capacity building, training and employment. ATSG ensures that in accordance with Traveller needs they enjoy equality of opportunity and equality of treatment in accessing and benefiting from public services that the wider community takes for granted.

ATSG gives information support, advice to and campaigns for the Traveller community living in or visiting the Armagh area. Today there are approximately 65+ families (274 people) living in Armagh City and District Council.

Programmes and Services provided by ATSG include:

  • Adult Education
  • Advocacy
  • After School Supported Places
  • Community Safety Events
  • Cook-It Programme
  • Driving Test Theory Classes
  • Family Support Outreach Service
  • Family Support Service
  • Health Promotion Events
  • Men’s Group (16+ years)
  • Mentoring
  • Parent & Toddler Group:
  • Summer Scheme Armagh and Keady
  • Traveller Lead Cultural Awareness Training Women’s Group
  • Young Women’s Group (13+ years)
  • Youth Group (under 12 years)

Contact

For more information contact Fidelma McCoy, Project Manager on 028 3741 2755 or email [email protected].

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by Shauna O'Neill

Information Officer

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