ARC Family Resource Centre

ARC Family Resource Centre
Co. Wexford

ARC Family Resource Centre is a place for all to belong, to grow and develop together in order to improve the quality of life for children and families in Adamstown, Clonroche, Raheen and surrounding areas.  The Family Resource Centre offers services such as Adult and Adolescent Counselling and Play Therapy, Community Education and Parenting Programmes, Homework Club, Food Cloud supports etc.

The FRC programme is Irelands largest family support programme delivering universal services to families in disadvantaged areas across the country based on a lifecycle approach.  The aim of the programme is to combat disadvantage and improve the functioning of the family unit.  Each works autonomously - working inclusively with individuals, families, communities and statutory and non-statutory agencies.  The role of the Family Resource Centre is to provide a wide range of community supports and programmes in response to the unique needs of their catchment area.  This may include education, training, group work, provision of support and information.  There are five FRC's in Wexford.

Target Age Groups The centre works with individuals and families offering a range of family supports encompassing the full life-cycle. The FRC supports the Childcare Services and Day centre for older members of the community.

Eligibility Criteria Raheen FRC is inclusive of all families and/or individuals from Raheen, Raheen, Clonroche and surrounding areas.

Referrals Referrals usually come from local schools, home-school liaison workers, public health nurses and to/from other organisations and agencies that support vulnerable families.  Self Referrals are also possible.

Contact Person Debbie O'Rourke (FRC Manager) 051 442888, Michelle Nolan (Child Care Services Manager) 051 428806, Kathy Delaney (Senior Service Co-ordinator) 051 442888

Opening Times

7.45am-6pm Monday to Friday

Coverage Area