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Funding vital to childcare reforms – SVP

But Iona warns that many of government report's recommendations will be "a blow to stay at home parents".


Calls to halt service cuts and rural isolation

“SVP members visiting homes throughout rural Ireland witness on a daily basis the isolation, loneliness and difficulty caused by the relentless curtailment of services."


New guidelines on rent supplement insufficient: SVP

SVP says Social Welfare representatives dealing with rent increases do not have sufficient authority to increase rent supplement.


SVP receives People of the Year Award

Catholic charity's commitment to helping the most vulnerable people in Irish society for 170 years recognised.


Charities Regulatory Authority established

“This is a watershed moment for transparency for charities in Ireland," Ivan Cooper, Director of Advocacy at The Wheel.


Cuts to charities’ vital services due to income drop

Charities urge Government to develop and implement a plan for sustainable public services.


Bishop seeks further answers over SVP LGBT donation

Galway bishop says he will continue to support the SVP in their work to alleviate poverty.


SVP rejects criticisms over Galway LBGT funding

Amach! group invites Bishop Drennan to meet members and hear about their work and plans.


SVP urges restoration of One Parent Family payment

Families with children, headed by a single parent, have been hardest hit by recessionary measures.


Budget 2015 must tackle poverty and social exclusion

Calls for assistance to the SVP’s regional offices have increased by over 100% since 2009.


Social justice groups meet election candidates

Futures based on the primacy of the market are not likely to be just or fair warns SJI.


SVP questions affordability of water charges

Carbon tax increase "another tax on the hard-working families of Ireland" warns Senator.


Social justice groups call for alternative to austerity

SJI and SVP call for a vision for Ireland which incorporates social equality for all citizens.


Work of SVP project featured in radio documentary

Programme highlights impact of Croí na Gaillimhe centre on more than 400 people.


New regulator for charities to be appointed in 2014

Salary survey of the charity sector shows €59,000 a year the average pay for CEOs.


SVP critical of Central Bank report on moneylending

Report fails to “examine critically" the growth and size of the moneylending industry in Ireland.


Budget has created new poverty traps, SVP warns

Young people and older people targeted by Budget 2014.


Archbishop warns against the sin of disinterest

Tribute to Vincentians' role in creating a community of faith in Dublin's Phibsboro.


Honour 1916 by delivering equality for all SVP urges Govt

Those advocating more austerity are the well off who lack concern for the less well off.


McGinley Foundation to support St Vincent de Paul

Ryder Cup captain pays tribute to SVP volunteers.

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