Hillview Community Resource Centre Limited (Hillview Resource Centre) is an independent not for profit (CHY: 14385) organisation delivering a range of supports to the local community. The organisations work is underpinned by community development principles of empowerment and self-determination through a variety of services including: Early Years (childcare); Family Support; Information & Advice; Education & Training; Programmed Activities and a Local Employment Service (LES on 01 296 5352).
Board of Directors
Hillview Reesource Centre is overseen by a voluntary Board of Management, with the Project Manager responsible for all day to day executive operations and supports. This includes the implementation of Hillview’s Operational Plan, as part of an over reaching three year Strategic Plan, in line with national & local models for working with children, young people and their families Hillview is supporting the roll out of Meitheal in partnership with Tusla (click here for information) and partner organisations.
Through the expansion of community development & outreach activities Hillview Resource Centre will engage with children, young people, families, individuals and groups in greater numbers on a variety of needs led supports. This will include greater resource centre presence in a number of local venues.
The centre at Hillview Grove includes a small training room, consulting room, fully refurbished kitchen/drop in, two preschool settings and office space (photos available shortly).
Hillview Resource Centre works in partnership with other organisations and is part of the National FRC Network of Resource Centre’s located throughout Ireland. We participate at local, regional and national levels on various working groups and committees and nurture collaborative approaches to our work resulting in greater integrated supports for children, young people, families and the wider community in the Ballinteer area. We are affiliated to a variety of organisations including: European Network Against Racism (ENAR) Ireland; Befriending Network Ireland; Community Work Ireland; Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed (INOU) and the Wheel to name a few.
The Board of Directors have undergone Governance training and are working in partnership with the Project Manager on charity compliance with the Governance Code. Hillview is registered as having ‘adopted the journey’ to develop best practice in the management of Hillview Resource Centre and is a member of the Public Participation Network.