index Development History Clubs Comments Archives Links
silver hill

Blackwater Learning Centre

Community Services Programme Notes:


NEXT WEEKLY SOCIAL DINNER & DANCE:  The next dinner and dance in The Blackwater Learning Centre will take place on Monday 16th April 2018 at 1pm. Freshly prepared three-course meal served, which includes a choice of main course and dessert, followed by live music by Seamus McGirr.  Bus transport is available on request in the Truagh and Donagh areas for an extra €5.00 return.  

HOME MEAL DELIVERY SERVICE: We can arrange for a freshly cooked meal to be delivered to your door in the Truagh Donagh area. This service is available on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at €5.00 per meal, including delivery. For further information please phone 047 87055 / 047 87049.

COURSES - APRIL: The gardening course will be commencing on Wednesday, 18th April 7.30 - 9.30pm in the Blackwater Valley Learning Centre for €20 for 4 weeks. For further details contact Claire on 047 87049 or  Please be advised that these courses are run by Cavan Monaghan ETB in conjunction with the BVLC therefore we will be passing on contact details to Cavan Monaghan ETB as part of registration. Please note, CMETB requires 15 people to run a course (Introduction to Beauty requires 10 people).

SUPPORT SERVICE FOR CARERS IN NORTH MONAGHAN: The Community Services Programme provides a support service for carers in the North Monaghan area.  This is a flexible support service for full-time carers looking after a loved one and who need time to do personal errands. This confidential service is provided by Bronagh McConnell.  This support service is provided at €15 per hour, including travel to your home. For further details contact Bronagh on (089) 4927056

ARTISAN BAKERY: freshly baked artisan breads, scones and tarts available from the Blackwater Valley Learning Centre from 1pm to 4pm every Monday (except bank holidays).

OUTSIDE-CATERING SERVICES:  Truagh Development Association’s Community Services Programme offers an outside-catering service for all occasions where freshly prepared food is delivered directly to your event.  Communions, Confirmations, birthday parties or celebrations, big or small, the Community Services Programme can look after all your catering needs. We supply the food, glasses, crockery and cutlery and can also serve it too if you wish, so you can relax and enjoy your special occasion and leave the rest to us.  Contact Mary/Fiona t: 047 87049 / 87055 for further information.

BLACKWATER VALLEY SUPPORT & ADVICE CENTRE provides support to the over 55s in your area.  The services provided includes home visitation/befriending service, good morning call service, community library service, message in a bottle, support and advice on form filling, e.g. medical card and advice on crime prevention, keeping you safe in your home.  This service enables the over 55s to live independently in their community.  Please note our Community Support Workers will never visit your house unannounced, this service is by appointment only. Contact Bronagh or Angela on 047 87049 / 87055 for further information and advice on the range of services provided.