Initiatives Directory

Cherry Orchard Community Garden

Community garden project and allotments aims to increase community involvement, participation and activity in the locality.   We have a number of family groups (parents and children) working together. It is a lot of fun and a great way to meet new people from the area, get out of the house a few hours a week and…

Meals on Wheels

Please contact Crosscare for more information about this service.

Portland Row Community Café

Our Vision is that each individual accessing these service’s be provided with a choice of affordable, nutritious meals in a safe, warm and attractive environment.  We achieve this through the following best practice standards: – Quality service – Maintaining a high quality environment – The highest quality food standard (with choice of meals) Cafes are…

Holles Row Community Café

Our Vision is that each individual accessing these service’s be provided with a choice of affordable, nutritious meals in a safe, warm and attractive environment.  We achieve this through the following best practice standards: – Quality service – Maintaining a high quality environment – The highest quality food standard (with choice of meals) Cafes are…

Centre Food Services

The catering section, at present, offers the following:

Catering to the local school children and the on site John of Gods Day Centre.
Out-sourcing of meals to the local Day Centres of Tallaght, Crumlin, Ballyfermot. Cherry orchard and Clondalkin.
Providing meals to the local residents who live on their own or are unable to cook for themselves .
Providing meals to people just out of hospital who may need a few days/weeks /months recuperation.

Cup ‘n Spoon Cafe

The Cup and Spoon Cafe at Ballyfermot Family Resource Centre offers all aspects of outside catering including; Sandwich deliveries Hot Food deliveries Functions Buffets Celebration Cakes If you have a special occasion coming up and would like to have it catered for in your locality, then the Cup and Spoon is the perfect choice for…

WALK Community Garden

WALK operate a Community Garden in Dublin 12 which promotes the growing of fresh fruit, vegetable, salad leaves and flowers which change seasonally.  The garden helps create a sense of community and advocates the benefits of growing healthy food, environmental awareness and sustainability. It offers an opportunities for people to take part in hand-on, activity…

Daisy Roots Garden Project

In the summer of 2009 a local Men’s group that met in St Helena’s thought that it might be a good idea to sow a wild garden on the site.  Then came the raised beds – 2 were placed in the garden area opposite the front door of the house and as it was winter…

Sophia Housing Gardening Project

Sophia Housing Gardening Project was set up in 2008. The Gardening Project has enhanced the living environment for the tenants and creates a space where people can socialize and interact.

Healthy Food Made Easy

Healthy Food Made Easy is a peer led 6 week cookery and nutrition course. This course is primarily funded by the HSE in response to the growing number of food related illnesses.