Address: St Helena’s Road, Finglas, Dublin 11
Contact Name: Audrey Cruise, Manager
Web site: None
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 9.00 – 5pm -All year (Not open Bank Holidays)
Who can use the service?: Local community and in particular community of Finglas South
Informal referrals accepted: Yes
Formal referrals accepted: Yes
Referrals accepted from: Local community individuals, schools, local organisations, social workers, public health nurses
How to make a referral: Contact the Centre – Manager or other staff
St Helena’s vision is to promote the, physical and psychological potential of the local community through the provision of a range of adult education activities, group activities for children, programmes for the older population, specialised programmes and meeting space for the local community groups of Finglas and in particular of South Finglas.
Key Aims & Objectives of Service
1. Children's Programmes
To provide a range of child centred programmes to the local community that will be supportive of children, their parents, grandparents and of local schools
2. Adult Education Programme
To provide adults from the Finglas area and its environs the opportunity to participate in a broad range of adult education initiatives.
3. Older people’s programmes
To provide, through the Tír Na nÓg programme, a positive peer experience to older people in the Finglas community two afternoons per week and provide a Bingo session one afternoon per week
4. Annual Summer Programmes
To provide a range of summer programmes for both children and adults
5. Meeting space for local Community groups
To provide a meeting space at night for local community groups.