Community Work Ireland is the new name for the Community Workers Co-operative.
We continue to work collectively to support and promote community work as a means of addressing poverty, social exclusion and inequality and advancing human rights.
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Community Work Ireland was established in 1981 as the the Community Workers’ Co-operative (CWC) and changed its name in 2015 to more accurately reflect its work and members. Community Work Ireland is a national organization that promotes and supports community work as a means of addressing poverty, social exclusion and inequality and ultimately as a means of achieving social change that will contribute to the creation of a more just, sustainable and equal society.
Our 4 Strategic Priorities
Community Work Ireland work to embed quality community work in practice and policy.
To contribute to the development of structures that support and enable quality community work.
To resource community work through the provision of analysis on existing, new and emerging issues.
To ensure the sustainability and further development of Community Work Ireland.