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.
AMACH! LGBT Galway
AMACH! LGBT Galway aims to reflect equally the diversity within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community by encouraging positive participation from the community. We actively advocate to achieve a solid and safe support structure for the LGBT+ community in Galway.
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. The Galway regional office is based in Westside Resource Centre
Contact Kirsten on 087-7996268
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 on 091-395605 or 087-6249344 http://www.epiconline.ie
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 on 091-587640 www.epilepsy.ie
Galway City Community Network
Galway City Community Network (GCCN) is a network of community, voluntary and environmental organisations active in Galway City. The GCCN is the main link through which the local authority connects with the community, voluntary and environmental sectors.
Contact Ann on 087-9326467 www.galwaycitycommunitynetwork.ie
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
MEAS Garda Youth Diversion Project
Garda Youth Diversion Projects are community based and supported youth development project which seeks 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 on 086 0479707 or 091-554421 www.foroige.ie/our-work/projects-services-and-programmes/garda-youth-diversion-projects
National Advocacy Service
The National Advocacy Service aims to provide independent advocates to people with disabilities who find it difficult to speak for themselves.
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 Marguerite or Padraig 091-581955 gcp.ie/programmes-supports/support-for-the-unemployed/obair-local-employment-service-network/
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 community in ways that match their choices, aspirations and needs.
Contact Kim on 087-3811796 or email@example.com http://www.rehabcare.ie/
Self Help Africa
Self Help Africa works with rural communities to help them improve their farms and their livelihoods.
Contact Ronan on 087-6189094 www.selfhelpafrica.org/ie
Westside Creche & Preschool
Westside 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 on 091-581707
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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.westsideresourcecentre.ie/
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.