Walkways - Pathways to Employment, Supporting People into Part and Full Time Employment

Creating pathways to employment

Walkways - Creating Opportunities for Employment

About Walkways

Walkways Project Steering Committee


Walkways is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Ireland Wales programme 2007-2013 (INTERREG 4A)

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The Walkways programme is a partnership between Agoriad CYF (Wales), WALK (Ireland) and Isle of Anglesey County Council (Wales) and is governed by a board of directors.

Agoriad CYF (Wales)

Agoriad CYF

Agoriad are a specialist provider of employment. Agoriad Cyf strives by example to promote the very real contribution that less advantaged people make in employment to business and their communities. Agoriad helps people with disabilities to achieve greater independence and to realise their potential as valued members of their communities.

WALK (Ireland)

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WALK is an innovative, forward thinking organisation that is renowned for leading change within the community and voluntary sector, offering person centred services to over 200 people with disabilities in Dublin. WALK is internationally accredited for the provision of superior quality services to people with intellectual disabilities.

Isle of Anglesey County Council

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The Economic Development Unit of Anglesey County Council has a mission to "create a prosperous future for Anglesey through sustainable economic regeneration." The unit's primary role is to develop strategic plans, policies, projects and actions to achieve the mission.

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Walkways Project Steering Committee

Members are selected based on their specialist knowledge, ability to represent the interests of the stakeholders and ability to bring the profile of the project into a national and cross sectional arena.

Members of WPSC are:

  • Mr. Arthur Beechey, CEO Agoriad Cyf
  • Mr. Joe Mason, CEO WALK
  • Catherine Kelly, Project Leader Walkways
  • Deirdre Carroll, Former CEO Inclusion Ireland
  • Therese Danaher, Lecturer DCU
  • Sarah Togher, National Co-ordinator IASE
  • Karen Finnerty, College Director, Open Training College
  • Keith Simmonds, Social Change Partnership Coordinator - Social Firm Wales

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Programmes offered by WalkWaysProgrammes

Customised programmes to support people into employment; PEER, REAL & Social Enterprise.

Information for Employers about Walkways ProgrammesEmployers

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Find out More about the Regional Coverage of the Walkways InitiativeLocations

Find your nearest Walkways centre.

Project EvaluationProject Evaluation

Find out about the Walkways project evaluation.

News and Events from WalkwaysNews and Events

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Networking and Links to Programme PartnersLinks

Walkways partners, supporters and funding bodies.

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Employer and Jobseeker enquiries are always welcome