€350,000 funding announced for Community Law and Mediation
Issued : Monday 11 April, 2016
Local Councillor, Alison Gilliland (LAB), welcomed the announcement of vital funding to the service. Cllr Gilliland said, "This funding will support Northside’s Community Law and Mediation Centre’s important local work in the development and promotion of information and welfare rights".
Community Law and Mediation plays a huge role in reducing and removing barriers to the law and in helping people access basic legal information and advice, regardless of their income and background.
Cllr. Gilliland continued “I regularly refer constituents to the Centre on a wide range of issues including family, employment, and debt difficulties. Community Law and Mediation provide a vital role removing financial and geographical barriers to accessing professional information, advice and support”.
Notes to Editor
Community Law and Mediation, is a non-profit, independent, community-based organisation that has served Northside Dubliners for over 40 years. It provides free legal advice clinics every week, mediation services, conflict coaching and information sessions on a wide variety of rights based issues including employment rights and housing rights. It recently partnered with Coolock Library and Near FM to provide a very enjoyable and informative series of free public lectures on the Women of 1916.
Community Law and Mediation is located in the Northside Civic Centre on Bunratty Rd., Coolock, Tel 01/ 848 2988