Presentation on theme: "The interface between Housing & Community & Enterprise Working together to support our communities."— Presentation transcript:
The interface between Housing & Community & Enterprise Working together to support our communities
Community & Enterprise Support and co-ordinate implementation of the CDB strategy: To secure an integrated approach to the delivery of services to the county’s communities and citizens Baseline Information To undertake research and provide baseline information on the economic, social and cultural development of the county Community Development To lead, reinforce, promote and guide local authority activity related to community development and social inclusion Enterprise To act as catalyst, link and agent for economic development
Overview of C & E CDB RAPID National Policy Directives Representation on Boards Funding Opportunities Tidy Towns Community Grants Comhairle na nOg Pride of Place Community Development Projects Research Economic development
CDB To bring about an integrated approach to the delivery of both State and local development services at local level. 1.Strategic 10 year strategy, Kildare 2012 Coherence between agency plans and Kildare 2012 2.Co-ordination / Cohesion Endorsement & Cohesion process 3.Giving Effect to national policy RAPID, CLAR, Tri-ministerial Initiative, Interagency Traveller Strategy 4.Political Enhancing the role of the Elected Member in the economic, social and cultural development of the county. 5.Community Enhancing & facilitating community input into the economic, social and cultural development of the county.
CDB Strategy Actions: Community Service Providers Network Local Anti Poverty Strategy County Play Plan County Research & Statistic’s Office Youth Action Interagency Traveller Action KNIT Structures Social Inclusion Measures Working Group Economic Working Group
SIM Working Group Director of C & E / Director of Housing / CSPN / LDSIP/ State Give effect to CDB / National Policy RAPID County Monitoring Group Cohesion Process Task group responsible for implementation of a number of Social Actions.
RAPID Housing Enhancement Scheme Traffic Management & Safety Strong role for TLO’s Important link between Housing & Community & Enterprise
Pride of Place Significant National event for Communities Opportunity to support disadvanataged communities Strong collaboration between C & E and Housing Housing: Assist in identification and on the ground support of projects. C & E: National Liason and Co-ordination locally. Kildare County Council PoP – LA Estate
Grants Community Festival Amenity Opportunity for Local Authority Estates to access grants. Often need support of Community Workers.
Research Socio Economic Profile Housing Data Poverty Profile EWM Lone Parents
Comhairle na nOg Support from Housing staff in facilitation of workshops. Key role for youth workers for development of Local Area For a Link with VEC – Youth Work Act
National Schemes / Directives Community Smoke Alarm Scheme Interagency Traveller Strategy National Recreation Strategy Social & Community Facilities Cohesion
Funding Opportunities Dormant Accounts RAPID Sports Capital Programme National Childcare Investment Programme Interegg Social & Community Facilities Equality for Women Measure
Challanges Staff Resources Time– Cant be everywhere at once! Communication mechanisms Different sections – Different Experience
In conclusion Community & Enterprise & Housing have very important roles as individual sections. Importance of cross section working for enhanced service delivery. Resources Three tier approach – Information, Collaboration and Integration. SIM Working group a primary forum to facilitate this collaboration. Internal Project Teams / Cross section working groups for specific Local Authority work.