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News Articles on our Family Resource Centre
Funded by SafeFood and facilitated by Healthy Food for All, the community garden project is a community food initiative which addresses food poverty at a local level by improving access to good quality affordable food, addressing gaps in dietary knowledge and skills, supporting local people to become involved in improving their health and empowering local communities to address local food needs.
They learned about everything from painting to photography and sculpture – but most of all, they learned about each other. About a dozen Transition Year students and five older people spent more than six months working together on a variety of colourful projects at a special ‘intergenerational’ art workshop in Dunmanway.
FIRST she snipped the ribbon, then Minister Joan Burton went walkabout, viewing artwork, crafts and DIY projects by members of the Dunmanway Family Resource Centre. The facility was an important hub for the local community, the minister told the large crowd of onlookers, as, during her hour-long visit, she performed the official opening of the new family resource centre on the Kilbarry Road.
Safefood has announced that a local Cork Community Food Initiative is one of nine all island recipients to receive funding for the Community Food Initiatives Programme 2013-15, which aims to positively influence the eating habits of families in low income communities.
Parenting is tough and when your children hit adolescence they can sometimes undermine your confidence, damage your self-esteem and quite literally, convince you that you’re a basket case.
OFFERING everything from rap groups for teens to Zumba dancing for their mothers and DIY groups for dads, the Dunmanway Family Resource Centre has become an integral part of the fabric of West Cork. So it will come as no surprise that the centre, which last year saw 1,000 clients come through its doors to […]