SVP run a number of services that focus on the personal, educational and social development of the individual. Our Resource Centre’s provide a safe, welcoming place for people to learn and grow, to develop new skills, to meet others and make new friends and to have a positive impact in people's lives.

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul operates a number of Resource Centres countrywide - in Dublin, Wicklow, Galway, Kerry and Mayo.


Key services provided by Resource Centres include:
  • Education courses and training opportunities.
  • Childcare facilities.
  • After-school clubs and homework clubs
  • Youth programmes
  • Family Support services
  • Adult Education Classes
  • Clubs and groups for older men, women, and parents.
  • Intergenerational Programmes of Learning
  • Intercultural Outreach
  • The provision of information and advice at local level to all age groups and nationalities.
  • Practical assistance to community groups (use of facilities and meeting space)

Through our Resource Centres we reach out to thousands of people throughout the country, helping to build self-esteem and confidence, to re-skill or simply instil a sense of belonging in the community.

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