Co. Wicklow Community Centres & Halls

Through our Community Centres and Halls Network Co Wicklow PPN brings together groups with responsibility for managing community centres/hall or resource centres to; discuss developments, share experience and views, and input to relevant policy within the County through; the PPN Representatives on County policy and decision making committees and submissions.

Are you responsible for managing a community hall? Are you ready and able to re-open post COVID-19?

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Co Wicklow PPN hosted a Peer Support session for Community Centres & Halls on Tuesday 28 July in The Brockagh Centre.  This meeting was for groups that manage community halls and centres.  It focused on sharing experiences and providing peer support for groups in relation to the operation of their facilities within COVID-19 restrictions.  

Pauline Fahy, Brockagh Resource Centre and Niamh Wogan, Bray Family Resource & Development Centre shared details of their experience of reopening their Centres.  Deirdre Whitfield from the community section of Wicklow County Council will also provide information on funding streams available to support these groups in the current climate.

Community Hall Peer Support Session CWPPN July 2020

Access presentations and resources made available at the following online training sessions:

Ready to Reopen 2021

Ready & Able Post COVID-19

These sessions included information on identifying risks and highlighting prevention and control measures, including physical measures and human resource management.  Participants were also guided through a workbook which provides the key steps and templates they need to re-open.  

Please note: Government COVID-19 Guidelines have changed since both these sessions were delivered.