Community Development-Renewal

Sligo Traditional Singers Circle

Sligo Traditional Singing Circle  was set up to nurture and promote the art of traditional singing and storytelling in Sligo and surrounding areas. The Singing Circle welcomes all singers, storytellers and supporters to come enjoy, and join in the activities.

Sligo Traditional Singing Circle is a registered charity CHY17753

Sligo Volunteer Centre

The Sligo Volunteer Centre provides information and advice to people interested in volunteering and to organisations looking for volunteers.

We advertise vacancies, advise people on their options and help organisations support their volunteers.

At Sligo Volunteer Centre
People interested in volunteering can........

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland supports the development of new solutions to Ireland's social problems. We believe that these solutions will be most effective when driven by individuals who adopt an entrepreneurial approach to their activities, by applying their energy, drive, ambition and innovation to tackle some of Ireland’s most entrenched social problems. These people are social entrepreneurs.

Sophia Housing Association

Sophia Housing is a weaving of holistic support for  marginalised people to enable them to become aware of their own inner strengths and potential, so that they may participate fully in society.

The aim of our association is to provide low-cost affordable housing enabling all persons to live independent lives with varying degrees of support. We aim to provide an integrated service for women and men who would otherwise be unable to set up home on their own and to help them develop their fullest potential, and to become responsible citizens.

South Kilkenny Community Development

Funded under Cohesion Programme the South Kilkenny Community Development aim is to bring funding, resources and training into South Kilkenny.

Activities Carried Out:
- Community Planning
- Adult Education Initiatives
- Enterprise Development
- Local Area Data
- Heritage
- Information on Alternative Energy, Farm Schemes, Entitlements.

Southside Partnership DLR

Southside Partnership DLR is a local development company working in the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown area.

Our Vision
An inclusive and just society where each person is encouraged and enabled to reach their full potential and live with dignity in active, healthy and safe communities

Our Mission
To improve the life chances and opportunities of people who experience the effects of poverty and social exclusion through promoting equality and inclusion for all.

We do this by:

St Vincent's Trust

St Vincent's Trust is a community organisation of the Daughters of Charity providing education, training, childcare and personal support services for adults, youth and children from the local communities in the north inner city area of Dublin.  The mission of St Vincent's Trust is to strengthen our community and to encourage individuals and families to achieve their full potential.

The services of St Vincent's Trust comprise:


St. Andrews Resource Centre

Provide services to local community including:
Day Centre, Employment Services (LES), Childcare Centre, Youth Services, Adult Education, Computer Training, Heritage, Cyber Cafe, Room Hire, Welfare Rights.

The Centre now employs over 220 people on a full-time and part-time basis and plays a major role in the life of the community it continues to serve.

Sunflower Recycling

To develop a recycling facility in Dublin north inner city and in so doing, to develop a strategy for creating sustainable jobs.

Sunflower aims to offer opportunities for training and capacity building of long-term unemployed in general terms.

Sunflower's mission is to improve the local physical environment and help combat social exclusion in the community.

Terenure Enterprise Centre

The primary objective of Terenure Enterprise Centre is to foster entrepreneurship and employment in the local community. This is achieved through the provision of affordable workspace for start-up enterprises together with all necessary ancillary supports including enterprise development and mentoring services, conference room hire and state of the art computer training facilities.

The Forge Family Resource Centre Pettigo Ltd

Mission Statement:
"To act as a catalyst and focus for the development of the Community of Pettigo & Tullyhommon and hinterland with a view to supporting social inclusion and promoting the educational, cultural & economic welfare of all citizens and encourage participation, personal development and inclusiveness throughout our programmes and activities."

The Men's Development Network

Our Mission Statement "Better Lives for Men, Better lives for all" informs the progressive, changing effect of our work on men, their families, communities & society.

The Men's Development Network is a developmental and consultative organization that works on four levels; locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.

Currently the work is centered on five main areas:
- Men's Development
- Domestic Violence
- Health
- Education
- Dissemination