SEFF commence new Health and Wellbeing service for victims and survivors of ‘The Troubles.’
Kenny Donaldson, Director of Services at SEFF stated: “SEFF are delighted to have secured in excess of £250,000 of Peace IV funding via The Victims and Survivors Service which will allow us to employ two outreach caseworkers. These individuals will seek to advance and deliver upon the health and wellbeing needs of our members and those of our partner groups across the Western and Southern Health Trust Regions as well as Cookstown District”.
“Martina Virtue will be employed as Caseworker for the Western Region (based in SEFF offices, Lisnaskea) and Doreen Mullan will be based in Mid-Ulster servicing the Southern Region and Cookstown District”.
“The core purpose of the caseworkers will be to advocate for and link victims/survivors in with existing health and wellbeing provision across the NHS but also to other support provision including support schemes available via The Victims and Survivors Service which covers areas such as; chronic pain management, disability aids, resilience initiatives etc”.
“Health and Wellbeing is the single most important issue for all of us as human beings, but for those who have sustained acute trauma need is even more significant and stark. We have confidence that the new investment made in our organisation will see further progress made around these issues,” concluded Mr Donaldson.
Read the Biographies of our new Health and Well-Being Case Workers here: