BFRS Community Newsl.. - Baldoyle Family Resource Service Ltd
ldoyle Family Resource Services Ltd.
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BFRS Ltd., Unit 4, Baldoyle Industrial Estate, Grange Road Dublin 13.
Autumn 2012 Edition
Baldoyle Family Resource Services Ltd. is a
family and community support services for the
Classes now running in Baldoyle Community Hall.
New members always welcome.
For more details contact
residents of Baldoyle and
nd surrounding areas.
Information & Referral Services
the BFRS Community Newsletter. In this issue you
Baldoyle Women’s Group
will find information on our services alongside other
Baldoyle Men’s Group
interesting community information.
OUR NEWSLETTERS CIRCULATION HAS NOW BEEN EXPANDED
FROM 2000 TO 3000 IN ORDER TO REACH THE COAST AND
OTHER NEW RESIDENTIAL AREAS IN BALDOYLE. IF YOU
WOULD LIKE TO ADVERTISE YOUR PRODUCT OR SERVICE IN THE
BALDOYLE COMMUNITY, OR IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE
RESIDENTS AWARE OF LOCAL NEWS OR UPCOMING EVENTS,
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Baldoyle Family Resources Services Ltd. does not endorse or recommend any of the external
organisations, services or information listed in this newsletter. We cannot guarantee at any time
that all information presented is accurate and up to date. Baldoyle Family Resource Services Ltd.
cept liability for misleading or inaccurate information or omissions in information given to
us by external information providers.
We warmly welcome you to the eighth edition of
community based centre that provides a range of
Meals on Wheels
For further information on any of our
groups or services please contact our
offices on 01-8326115 or email
If you wish to receive this newsletter
electronically, please email us on [email protected]
with your details.
Alternatively you can call into our
office, Monday to Friday (9.30am to
5.00pm) and speak to a member of the
Funded by the Irish Government under the National Development Plan 2007 to 2013
There have been a number of staff changes over the past few months and
we welcome on board Rachel Howard- Development Worker and Marcia
O’Hagan-Receptionist. We would also like to extend our thanks to those
staff that have left the organisation- Monica McCourt, Rachel Moran,
Niamh Tucker and Tanith Reddin for all their hard work and enthusiasm.
‘Men Alive’ is an informal, fun, interesting and educational group and is
open to men of all ages. The group decides its activities based on the
suggestions of the members. New members are actively sought and are
very welcome. The group meets every Tuesday 7.30-9.30pm.
‘Sister Act’ meets on Wednesdays, 7.00-9.00pm upstairs in the Badminton
Centre. This is an established group but new members are always
welcome. The group’s members choose their own activities e.g. flowerarranging, angel cards, social evenings, etc.
Our coffee morning meets on Tuesdays, 10.30am-12.00pm upstairs in the
Badminton Centre. This is open to all residents of Baldoyle!
Open to parents, grandparents and childminders! So come along and join
us for a play and a chat and some fun activities.
Tuesdays 10.30am – 12.00pm in Baldoyle Library
(Operates Term Time Only)
Are you 65 years of age or over and on a state pension?
If so, you may qualify for a Socially Monitored Alarm* in your home.
For further details please contact Margaret on 01-8326115.
*Socially Monitored Alarms are free of charge but there is an annual maintenance fee of €66.00
We all go through ups and downs now and again. Sometimes it can help to
talk to someone. BFRS are committed to providing a high standard, low
cost, confidential counselling service. For further information, please
contact Lilian/Anne on 01-8326115.
COME ALONG AND JOIN THE FUN
Dancing *Tap *Drama *Singing *Hip-hop*
**New for this year.... Glee choir**
Classes from age 4, All classes graded by age
This project continues to strive and is currently involved in a number of
initiatives in the community. They have also been shortlisted for the
Pride of Place Awards and received an award from Fingal County Council
In celebration of National Volunteering Week, BFRS were awarded the
Fingal Managing Volunteers Awards Level 1. This award is a joint initiative
of Fingal Volunteer Centre and Fingal County Council.
Our classes help improve your child’s self-confidence, co-ordination and
general fitness, all in a safe, friendly and structured environment.
• FAMILY-RUN BUSINESS estd.1996
• EXCELLENT TEACHER/PUPIL RATIO
• EMPHASIS ON LEARNING THROUGH FUN!
• NO AUDITION NECESSARY TO JOIN
Every pupil takes part in our end of year show in the
Helix Theatre in May.
Enquiries & Bookings contact Carol or Jimmy
Ph. 832 5688 / 085 146 5033
E: [email protected] • W: www.songanddanceireland.com
For more information on any of our services, please contact:
Counselling and Rainbows:
Baldoyle Library Events and Activities
Swords/Baldoyle Youth Service
Baldoyle Crafters meet on Wednesday 17th & 24th October, 10.30am
Computer Classes for the over-55s
55s takes place every Wednesday afternoon.
CYC runs a range of groups and activities in Baldoyle:
Contact Klear (8671845) to book a place
14 yrs old
Beading Group meets every Saturday 10.30am
5th and 6th Classes
U3A ‘University of the Third Age’ meets on Wednesday 10th October from
18 yrs old
Crosscare (the carer’s support group) meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month
10.45am - 12.45pm.
The Citizens Information Centre is now operating in Baldoyle Library each Monday
morning from 10.00am-12.00pm.
Drop in and see what’s on offer?
Relaxation Classes takes place every
ery Thursday evening from 7.00
Fingal Volunteer Outreach Programme will be in Baldoyle Library on Thursday 18
Want to socialise and meet new friends?
Playstation and Wii*
nd much more
Wednesday Night- ‘Be
Be your own DJ!
DJ Create your own music!’
or further information on any of the events, please
contact Baldoyle Library on 01-8906793
For more information,, please contact CYC on 01-840 5100