Sligo Traveller Support Group (STSG)
Sligo Traveller Support Group Ltd was first established in 2001 as a partnership between Traveller and Settled people in the Sligo area.
Our main aim is to establish a voice for the local Traveller community in Sligo – to address issues of importance such as accommodation, education and employment, Youth, Childcare for Travellers and to counteract the causes and effects of prejudice, discrimination and racism against Travellers.
SERVICES AVAILABLE TO SLIGO TRAVELLERS
Sligo Traveller Support Group provides a number of services to Sligo Travellers including a healthcare team, childcare, domestic violence advocacy service (DVAS) support, mediation, counselling and education support.
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