Community centres offer courses and support services for people living in the surrounding community.
Droichead Family Resource Centre
Beginner and improver computer classes. Other facilities offered include childcare provision, men’s breakfast morning and Callan Community Garden project.
Location: The Friary Complex, Mill St, Callan, Co. Kilkenny
Telephone: 056 7755519
Father McGrath Centre
Parenting Support and Information services to local men’s and women’s support groups. The Multimedia Centre (see Information Technology in this section) offers low cost, accessible IT and ECDL training. Smoke alarms supplied for older people.
Contact: Stephen Murphy Telephone: 056 7751988
Location: Father McGrath Centre, St Joseph's Rd, Kilkenny
Loughboy Area Resource Centre Community Development Project
Activities on offer include Young Women’s Group, Parent & Toddler Group, Dance Classes, Book Club, Easy Stretch Yoga Class, Budget Meals Evenings, Weaving Group, Crochet Group and Sewing Group.
Contact: Connie Delaney McGee Telephone: 056 7764700
Location: Bishop Birch Training Institute, Nuncio Rd, Kilkenny
Newpark Close Family Resource Centre
The Multimedia/Test Centre offers low cost and accessible I.T. and ECDL training. Confidential Counselling, Accredited Courses for Women’s Education Programme, Community Savings Bank, Social Groups for men and women including a over 50s Ladies club and Parenting courses.
Contact: Sheila Donnelly, Project Manager
Telephone: 056 7723309
Location: Newpark Close Family Resource Centre, Newpark Close, Kilkenny