While there are a number of positive aspects to the recently announced budget, Novas is gravely disappointed in the €2.70 increase in social welfare payments to young adults under 26 years. Novas has been advocating for the full restoration of such payments to this group for a number of years. We regard the reduced paymentRead More
On Tuesday, June 28th, a very special dinner party took place in McGarry House. Clients Jonathan Haran and Alan O’Shea who successfully completed the in-house Come Cook With Me cookery programme cooked a three course meal for 50 guests. They worked extremely hard preparing for the event with catering manager Fionnuala O’Brien who had beenRead More
Evaluation finds Novas’ Mid-West Community Detox is the gold standard in supporting people with addiction in our communities.
Today, Minster of State with responsibility for Communities and National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne, launched Novas’ Community Detox Evaluation in the Absolute Hotel, Limerick. The independent evaluation, conducted by Dr. Ronnie Greenwood, Dept. of Psychology, UL, found the service to be the ‘gold standard’ for delivering community detox with immense benefits to clients throughout theRead More
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