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Gort Family Resource Centre

A community project that aims to meet local needs and improve our quality of life.

We have a number of different projects going on at the moment. We are working with the Elderly in running a monthly get-together for older people. We also run Parenting Classes, and hope to be able to offer Computer Classes soon. We are establishing a Youth Club in Gort and we hope to be able to offer a Making Choices Programme for disabled people in the near future.

Helplines Partnership

Helplines Partnership is the membership body for organisations that provide helpline services in the UK and internationally.

We facilitate high quality service delivery to callers by providing services, including training, a Helplines Quality Standard, and tailored support. We raise the profile of the sector by representing our members’ interests and influencing the social policy agenda. We give providers of helpline services a voice to help them build sustainability and promote excellence, choice and accessibility for everyone.

Hillcrest Family Centre

Hillcrest Family Centre delivers family support; health; education; and information services and programmes, to families in the local community.

The family is the core unit of any community. We believe that community based support resources that encourage the well being and development of the family ensures the well being and development of the whole community.

Hillview Community Resource Centre

Hillview Community Resource Centre aims to respond to community needs through a range of initiatives and support services, with local participation and in partnership with others.

Working from community development principles, the Centre recognises People's right to personal dignity. In respecting difference and promoting equality, we strive to address social isolation to create a great place to live.

ICON (Inner City Organisations Network)

ICON is a Network of Organisations in the North East Inner City of Dublin. It is a Community Development Organisation open to membership to anyone living or working in the North East Inner City - individuals, representatives of tenants Groups and workers in local services and Projects.

ICON is:

Innovate Dublin

The Ballymun Partnership strives to listen, trust and support local people to create positive change in the community.

We aim to promote a community that includes all people equally.

We work in partnership with local people, the business sector, trade unions, state agencies and community& voluntary sector.

We are primarily concerned with Employment/Enterprise, Education, Community Development and Childcare.

Kilkenny Community Forum

Kilkenny Community Forum represents a wide range of local community and voluntary organisations throughout Kilkenny city and county.

Membership of the Forum gives you an opportunity to interact, share ideas, co-operate in areas of common interest and get in touch with other groups on the register.

The Forum is also a platform for progressing issues of common interest at local government level and beyond.

Membership of the Forum is open to all voluntary and community groups in the City and County of Kilkenny.

Laois Partnership Company

LAOIS Partnership Company is the local development company for Co. Laois. A State and EU funded organisation, it delivers a range of programmes and supports to people, communities and businesses in the county. These programmes aim to make Laois a better place to live in by enhancing community life, combating disadvantage and social exclusion and supporting enterprise development.

Lourdes Youth and Community Services (LYCS)

Lourdes Youth and Community Services (LYCS) is an integrated community development project based in Dublin's North East inner city.

Through it's four programmes, LYCS works with approximately 250 children, young people and adults every week, in the areas of education and training, social, cultural and recreational activity.

The four programmes of work are:

MACRO Community Resource Centre

The Macro Community Resource Centre is a non-profit making facility which provides office accommodation and activity space to community and voluntary organisation which serve the people of the Markets Area of Dublin's North Inner City.

The Macro Community Resource Centre built in 2001 in Dublin's North Inner City offers an excellent environment form which a number of service providers in the areas of Youth, Disability, Childcare, Community ICT, Drug Recovery, Education Community Development, Senior Citizens, Community upskilling and information provision work.

Mayfield Community Arts Centre

Mayfield Community Arts Centre exists to provide the community with access to arts activities and processes that enable engagement, exploration and expression of opinion.

We work with children, adults and youth projects and train in community arts practice.

We promote arts and collaboration locally, nationally and internationally.