‘Family, Community & You’
Hillview Community Resource Centre CLG (Hillview Resource Centre) is an independent not for profit (CHY: 14385) organisation delivering a range of supports to the local community since 1997. In 2001 Hillview Resource Centre became an Family Resource Centre under the National Programme of FRC’s which works to specific outcomes. Hillview Resource Centre has been going through a period of change over the last few years and realigning our supports and services. 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; once off workshops & awareness raising campaigns and we host a Local Employment Service (LES on 01 296 5352).
Board of Directors
Hillview Resource Centre is governed by a voluntary Board of Management, with the Project Manager responsible for all day to day executive functions. This includes the implementation of Hillview’s Operational 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 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 counselling space.
Hillview Resource Centre works in partnership with other organisations and is part of the National Forum of FRC’s in Ireland of Resource Centre’s located throughout Ireland. Hillview is part funded through the Child & Family Agency (Tusla) to carry out specific work with the community. 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/Dundrum 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 in 2017 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.