The Athy District Resource Centre as part of the Congress Centre Network was founded in 1980 due to high unemployment in Athy and surrounding areas.
- Regions: Mayo
- Subjects: Becoming involved – union activists, Communications, Effective Meetings, Information Technology, Interview skills, Introductory course for women members, Introductory Shop Stewards, Personal development, Teamworking, Train the Trainer
The Centre runs 1:1 computer training that is open to all members of the community. From September 2011 we will be offering an expanded range of courses and are taking input from the community on courses they would like to attend.
The Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre (BURC) was set up in September 1984 and the premises were opened in 1985. It started as an advice centre and have evolved over the years.
The Cahirciveen Centre was established in 1992, it provides an information/representation service for workers and their dependants, for unemployed, disabled, lone parents, elderly, employers and others requiring services.
- Regions: Mayo
- Subjects: Information Technology, Interview skills, Role of activist, Staying involved – union membership
The Centre runs 1:1 computer training that is open to all members of the community. We offer help in Job Seeking Skills such as CV & Interview preparation. We also offer a confidential rights advice service and Jobs Notice Board
The Clare Council of Trade Unions has overseen the operation of the Centre since 1991, with a particular focus on the provision of services for the Unemployed and the provision of training.
The Congress Cenre, Letterkenny, was opened im Movember 1995 and is part of the Congress Centres Network and is the only one in Donegal.
We wish to demonstrate to unemployed people, to employees and the public at large, our belief that the vast majority of unemployed people have the capacity and desire to take part in economic activity and so enjoy all the benefits that other people in society take for granted.
- Regions: Meath, Westmeath
- Subjects: English Language training, Information Technology, Interview skills
The Dr. Stevens Resource Centre was established in 1992 by the Athlone Council of Trade Unions in co-operation with FÁS and the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.
The Drogheda Resource Centre Ltd was founded in 1988 by the Drogheda Trades Council, and funded by FAS, due to high unemployment in Drogheda and the surrounding Areas.
- Regions: Dublin
- Subjects: Communications, Information Technology, Interview skills, Train the Trainer
The Dublin Centre for the unemployed is a non-profit organisation .The centre was set up in 1999 by former trade unionist Mr Hugh Geraghty who sadly passed away in Feb 2007.
We are a FETAC Accredited training organisation, offering a range of courses in computers and IT. We are also ICS accredited offering ECDL courses on an ongoing basis. We als offer FETAC accredited ChildCare Courses.
Longford Employment Development & Information Centre is a Resource & Training Centre for the Unemployed. It is one of 24 Congress Centres for the Unemployed affiliated to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions
The Galway Peoples’ Resource Centre is an information and training centre that is part of the Congress Centres Network.
Leixlip Resource Centre as a Centre of learning, advocacy and advice is committed to providing programmes and services of the highest quality.