TRANSPORT SUPPORT FOR OLDER GROUPS

Round 2 of ICONNECT final call – open for applications from Craigavon and Banbridge based groups working with older persons.

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 ICONNECT project – now open for Round 2 applications from groups working with older people in the Craigavon & Banbridge council areas.

The ICONNECT voucher scheme is a transport voucher scheme which is funded by the Big Lottery Fund (BLF)

The project aims to increase access to transport support for over 60s’ groups who work with older people at risk of exclusion and isolation.

In addition the ICONNECT project aims to enhance older people’s quality of life through the provision of training and volunteering opportunities for older people.

Eligible groups will receive subsidised transport support for their regular travel needs throughout the year as well as access to FREE and fully accredited volunteer training programs.

If you work with older people at risk and are finding accessible transport availability or cost an issue for your group or project – please apply now as demand is expected to be high.

For application packs for Round 2 please contact Ian or Alan, at Down Armagh Rural Transport Partnership, 38317810 or email ian@dartpartnership.org.uk.

Please note project terms and conditions apply. Closing date for applications is 29/01/2014.

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