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Nasc Mission Statement

Enabling migrants to access justice and human rights and to work to ensure a just, inclusive and integrated society.

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Tuesday 9:30am-12:30pm 2pm-4pm
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Thursday CLOSED
Friday 9:30am-12:30pm 2pm-4pm

Person or Number? 2: A Second Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection

2015 Person or Number 2: A Second Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection is a follow on to the 2012 report, Person or Number. Person or Number? 2 was jointly compiled by Nasc, Crosscare Migrant Project, FLAC, Doras... (more...)

What’s Food Got to Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision

2014 ‘What’s Food Got To Do With It? Food Experiences of Asylum Seekers in Direct Provision is based on a qualitative research study that was undertaken with the aim of gaining greater understanding of the lived reality and food... (more...)

In From the Margins – Roma in Ireland

2013 In From the Margins – Roma in Ireland: Addressing the Structural Discrimination of the Roma Community in Ireland is a comprehensive and groundbreaking examination of the discrimination the Roma community experiences living in Ireland.... (more...)

Stop the Silence: A Snapshot of Racism in Cork

2012 Stop the Silence: A Snapshot of Racism in Cork was compiled by our Racist Reporting Office Simon Prim based on Nasc’s racist reporting mechanism, a third party mechanism designed to give victims and witnesses the opportunity to report... (more...)

Latest News

INVITATION TO ‘PERSON OR NUMBER? 2’ LAUNCH

14 January 2015

Nasc, Crosscare, Doras Luimní, FLAC and Dublin City Centre Citizens Information Centre would like to invite you to the launch of Person or Number? 2, An Examination of Issues faced by Immigrants Accessing Social Protection. The report Person or Number? Issues faced by Immigrants accessing Social Protection... more>>

NOTICE: CLOSURE OF LEGAL WALK IN SERVICE ON TUESDAY 20th JANUARY

14 January 2015

Please note that there will be no legal walk in service this Tuesday, 20th January. The service will resume as normal on Friday 23rd at 9.30 am. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.   more>>

Nasc’s 2014 Year in Review

7 January 2015

In December 2014, we issued our annual Year in Review detailing the high points and successes we had achieved over the course of 2014. In case you missed it, you can view it here. Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year from everyone at Nasc.   more>>

Guest Post: Nasc’s impact on our youth

11 December 2014

The following guest post was written by Dollar Salami, a Transition Year Student who did her work experience with us here in Nasc in November 2014.  Huge thanks to Dollar for all of her help and especially for the lovely words! Nasc is a non-governmental organisation which deals with immigrants, asylum... more>>

Nasc’s International Human Rights Day Message – Welcome to Syrians granted admission under SHAP scheme

10 December 2014

Nasc welcomes the announcement yesterday by Minister for Justice Francis Fitzgerald of the grant of admission to Ireland of 111 vulnerable Syrians under the Syrian Humanitarian Admission Programme (SHAP). Nasc submitted 6 applications on behalf of our clients and all were successful or partially successful... more>>

Human Rights Day 2014 #HumanRights365

5 December 2014

10th December marks Human Rights Day – commemorating the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year’s slogan is “Human Rights 365” – encompassing the idea that every day is human rights day – and Nasc has organised two events to celebrate this theme. On Monday 8th December... more>>