Asylum Seekers Pilot Work Experience & Training Programme 2023

Northside Parternship and Speedpak Group have successfully completed a pilot to support new communities of job seekers.

When 250 male Asylum Seekers moved into adapted accommodation in Airways Industrial Estate, it presented as an opportunity to support the integration of International Protection Participants/Asylum Seekers in the locality via Speedpak workforce. As Asylum Seekers receive a weekly payment of €37.50 from the State, they are not allowed to receive additional funding. Therefore, any work undertaken by them would be done on a voluntary unpaid basis.

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