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Westport FRC

The Fairgreen, Westport, Co Mayo F28 H971
(Western Region)

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Core Staff

Role: Project Coordinator

Name: Leanne Barrett

Role: Community Development Worker

Name: John Doherty

Role: Project Administrator

Name: Linda Mc Nulty

Core Activities

  • Advice Centre
  • Adult & Adolescent Counselling
  • Play Therapy
  • Quay Community Garden
  • Quay Youth Programme
  • After School Club
  • Befriending Telephone Service
  • Care & Repair Service for Older People
  • One to One IT classes for over 55's
  • Supporting Outreach Groups
  • English Classes for migrants
  • Active member of Western Region LGBT network

About Us

Westport Family & Community Resource Centre
Westport FCRC strives to help build a stronger, healthier community within Westport that is all embracing, enriching, safe and sustainable. We work under a combined model of community development and family support and our actions are guided by the 5 National Outcomes for children and young people.
  • Drop-in service, offering information, advice & support
  • Family support- working with young people, parents, families
  • Quay Community Garden
  • Quay Youth Programme/ Summer Programme
  • After School Club for children
  • Facilitation of an At-Risk Teens Group
  • Befriending telephone service for older people
  • Cara Visitation Service for older/ vulnerable people
  • Care & Repair Service for older people
  • One-to-one I.T classes for over 55s
  • Low cost Counselling Service
    • Adult counselling
    • Adolescent counselling
  • Mental Health Programmes delivered in schools
  • Awareness raising and highlighting of mental health & wellbeing
  • Delivery of a personal development programme to 1st year students
  • Facilitate community groups/ activities at the Centre
  • Supporting community groups
  • Facilitate outreach services/ clinics at the Centre
  • Facilitate third level student placements
  • Fáilte Isteach conversational English classes for the migrant community
  • Active member of the Western Region LGBT Network- raising awareness of LGBT issues
  • Active member of the Western Region Domestic Violence Network- raising awareness of violence against women
  • Representing body on sub groups of the Children & Young People’s Services Committee and the Child & Family Services Network