Poverty in Ireland

The reason we exist is to fight poverty across Ireland in all its forms.

Our social justice work is about tackling the structures; the root causes of social exclusion. Debt and household budgeting continue to be major issues for many people we help. More appropriate and responsible financial services is part of the solution.

Child poverty remains a scourge that we work with other NGOs to eradicate, and addressing family poverty is key.

To better understand poverty we commission research and we also comment on and feed into research into all aspects of poverty.

Publications & Submissions

SVP Submission on Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020
Published 08 Dec 2020 | PDF | 984.8 KB
SVP Submission on Government White Paper on the International Protection ProcessĀ 
Published 08 Dec 2020 | PDF | 213.96 KB
SVP Submission on Capping Moneylending Interest Rates
Published 08 Dec 2020 | PDF | 221.98 KB
National Economic Plan Consultation 2020
Published 08 Dec 2020 | PDF | 258.46 KB
Statement of Strategy 2020-2023 SVP Submission to the DEASP 10.2020
Published 17 Nov 2020 | PDF | 256.78 KB

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