PALLS Training Project

PALLS TRAINING PROJECT

PALLS Training and Education Centre offers opportunities and support to male and female clients in Limerick. Predominantly, all our clients are referred through the Probation Service or the Irish Prison Service. The Project is centrally located providing a safe and independent environment for people from all parts of the city and allowing easy access to other agencies and community groups.

PALLS Training and Education centre provides range of supports:

  • Training and education:

Structured training programmes inclusive of QQI and non QQI classes. There is the following range of classes on offer: woodwork, metalwork, art, IT skills, furniture up cycling, cooking programme, basic woodwork, gardening, health and fitness, football, health and safety training and many more. PALLS is equipped with fully functional metal work and woodwork workshops and a horticulture site managed by professionals.

Also PALLS provides a range of personal development courses: Alcohol and Offending Behaviours, Alcohol Awareness, Parenting Programmes. The above opportunities are co-facilitated with other partnership agencies: Probation Service, Barnardos, Paul Partnership, TUSLA.

  • Support Services:

Participants attending PALLS are supported by a highly skilled and professional team to reach their full potential in various aspects of their lives. PALLS provides safe, non-judgemental space for clients to develop abilities and skills in order regain wellbeing and purpose in their lives. Through Training and Education opportunities, PALLS promotes respect, motivation, self control and restorative justice practice.

PALLS clients receive key working support which is based on a needs assessment and individual action plan. Moreover, the Project Work team works in close partnership with other agencies and community groups in Limerick City regarding: general welfare, housing, mental and physical health, addiction and recovery, further education and/or employment to maximise relevant support systems for clients. A wide range of supports are available through strong professional relationships with the following bodies: Limerick Homeless Action Team, NOVAS, Mid West Regional Drugs and Alcohol Forum, The ETB, The Department of Social Protection, Paul Partnership, The HSE and many others.

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