Westside Resource Centre - Projects & Groups

Westside Resource Centre is home to a number of organisations. Click on a button below to view more information and links to the organisations' websites.

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    Big Brother Big Sister

    Big Brother Big Sister is an internationally renowned youth mentoring programme that forms friendships between a young person and an adult volunteer. This programme is operated in Ireland by Foroige, the national youth development organisation.
    Contact: 091-554420 www.foroige.ie/our-work/big-brother-big-sister

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    Community Work Ireland

    We are the leading national membership organisation that promotes and supports community work to address poverty, social exclusion and inequality. Our work includes developing and influencing policy as it affects communities living in poverty,research, campaigning on issues that affect communities experiencing poverty and inequality and supporting our members in their work for social justice at grassroots and national level.
    Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 091-528325 / 087-2998619 / 087-9326467 http://communityworkireland.ie

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    EPIC - Empowering Young People in Care in Ireland

    EPIC is an independent association for young people in care and with care experience. We provide information, advice and support as well as an independent advocacy service for young people in care, aftercare or with care experience.
    Contact: Brenda 091-395605 or 087-6249344 http://www.epiconline.ie

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    Epilepsy Ireland

    Epilepsy Ireland provides a professional information service to support and empower people with epilepsy and their families, who have problems coming to terms with the condition and its implications.
    Contact: Edel 091-587640 www.epilepsy.ie

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    Galway City Community Network

    Galway City Community Network (GCCN) is a network of community, voluntary and environmental organisations active in Galway City. GCCN is the main link through which the local authority connects with the community, voluntary and environmental sectors.
    Contact: Ann 087-9326467 www.galwaycitycommunitynetwork.ie

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    Galway City Partnership - Westside Project

    Galway City Partnership - Westside Project coordinates and supports community work and participation in Westside. The project is actively engaged with numerous individuals, agencies and service providers in the area to ensure the needs of the community are being met and to empower local people for positive change.
    Contact: Suzanne 087-9303468 or 091-528325 gcp.ie/programmes-supports/support-for-communities/communities-by-area/westside

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    MEAS Garda Youth Diversion Project

    Garda Youth Diversion Projects are community based and supported youth development projects which seek to divert young people from becoming involved (or further involved) in anti-social or criminal behaviour. These projects facilitate personal development and promote civic responsibility.
    Contact: Anthony 086 0479707 or 091-554421 www.foroige.ie/our-work/projects-services-and-programmes/garda-youth-diversion-projects

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    National Advocacy Service

    The National Advocacy Service aims to provide independent advocates to people with disabilities who find it difficult to speak for themselves.
    Contact: Elaine or Andrea 091-528325 www.citizensinformationboard.ie/services/advocacy_services

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    Obair - Local Employment Services Network

    The Local Employment Services Network (LESN) provides a free voluntary information, guidance and support service to people who are unemployed in Galway City.
    Contact: Rob or Padraig 091-581955 gcp.ie/programmes-supports/support-for-the-unemployed/obair-local-employment-service-network/

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    RISE Service

    RISE Service is the provider of choice of person-centred, health and social care services that facilitate people who are disadvantaged to participate in the life of their local commuinty in ways that match their choices, aspirations and needs.
    Contact: Louise on 086-8371638 http://www.rehabcare.ie/

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    Self Help Africa

    Self Help Africa works with rural communities to help them improve their farms and their livelyhoods.
    Contact: Ronan 091-528325 www.selfhelpafrica.org/ie

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    Sunflower Creche & Preschool

    Sunflower Crèche & Pre School is a community based childcare service which aims to support and assist families and children in the Westside area through the provision of accessible, affordable, high quality childcare.
    Contact: Pauline 091-581707

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    Westside Resource Centre

    Westside Resource Centre CLG is a community-based organisation with charitable status. We provide fully serviced offices to a variety of services and local branches of national organisations.
    Contact: 091-528325 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.westsideresourcecentre.ie/

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    Worldwise Global Schools

    Worldwise Global Schools is Ireland’s national Global Citizenship Education (GCE) programme for post-primary schools. The aim of the programme is to increase the number of post-primary schools engaging in quality global citizenship education by providing a comprehensive range of supports and training.


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