BRILL Family Resource Centre
BRILL Family Resource Centre serves the communities of Ballybeg/Kilbarry, Larchville, Lisduggan, and Manor St John in Waterford. Community Development is an essential part of our work. BRILL FRC works with local groups to ensure the community gets access to the very best services and groups. The wide range of opportunities, services, and activities we offer to everyone in the community includes:
ATEC (Adult Training and Education Coordination) is an adult community education project that delivers a wide range of classes open to all members of the public.
Family Support Service provides advice, support and training to parents and guardians and helps families access various supports and services.
Waterford Parent Hub is a ‘One Stop’Shop’ for parents in Waterford City and County looking to identify supports and information to support their parenting role.
ParentChild+ is a school readiness programme to nurture pre-school children’s literacy and numeracy skills through educational play.
MAD Club (Make A Difference) is an after School Education Support Service which works with 1st year to 6th-year secondary school students by offering homework assistance, study support, classes with teachers, exam preparation etc.
50 Shade of Exceptional (Social Club) is a social club for parents of children with additional needs that meets weekly to support each other by sharing information and experience.
Ballybeg Greens is a social enterprise project which produces fresh, seasonal vegetables, herbs and flowers and offers horticultural classes/gardening classes.
Allotment spaces are provided for the community for individuals and families to have a space to grow quality produce.
Slaintecare (Healthy Communities) delivers several enhanced well-being programmes the HSE provides.
SHC Healthy Communities
Creative Therapies are free at Brill FRC. These therapies include Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Social & Therapeutic Horticulture etc.
KEY Project is an employment support project providing programmes and services to the local community.
Access to Service
Self-referrals can be made by contacting the service directly. BRILL FRC will also accept referrals from other professionals and agencies.