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LGBT+ in Tipperary

Age Friendly Ireland

Age Friendly Tipperary

Programme: Tipperary

WHO Theme: Respect And Social Inclusion

Health & Wellbeing Theme: Staying Connected

Funding Stream: Community Resilience Fund CovidLocal AF Programme Funding

Resources Required: Financial, Paid Staff, Volunteer Staff

Cost: 1000-5000


LGBT+ in Tipperary The Department of Rural & Community Development published the Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2020 providing funding to address disadvantage across the country. This included support for LGBT Community organisations and following an application funding was secured for LGBT+ organisations in Tipperary. To utilise this funding requiring Community organisations ‘Take measures to ensure that existing community infrastructure is inclusive and welcoming to LGBTI+ people and consider

Aim of Initiative

Who is it aimed at

those living within Tipperary

Steps critical to success

  1. participation from partners in the recordings
  2. participation from partners in the guide
  3. circulation of the guide through Libraries and resilience packs

Challenges in Planning / Delivery

  1. getting content /timeline together
  2. no issues in planning all partners on board gave their time
  3. editing of final recordings

Outcomes / Benefits

  1. All county guide on information
  2. awareness of supports available
  3. showcase of video with positive ageing content