Galway City Partnership

Established in 1996, Galway City Partnership is a local and community development company working in Galway City. The mission of GCP is to tackle disadvantage and social exclusion, with particular emphasis on those currently, or in danger of becoming long term unemployed, to enhance their capacity to contribute fully to social and economic development

GCP works strategically with local agencies and groups to ensure the mainstreaming of successful projects while enabling the lessons learned to positively influence policy at all levels.

GCP Target Groups

GCP Target Groups include:

  • Long Term Unemployed
  • Young people back to Education/Training
  • People with Disabilities
  • Lone Parents
  • Ex Offenders
  • Substance Misusers
  • The Homeless
  • Youth at Risk
  • Disadvantaged Women
  • Travellers
  • Older People
  • Underemployed
  • Ethnic minorites including Refugees and Asylum Seekers

The Partnership has a board of directors made up of people from the community and statutory sectors, social partners and elected representatives. Community and Voluntary representatives to the GCP Board are nominated by the Galway City Community Forum.

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