Community Services:
Crosscare Links and Advice Network
A peer tenancy sustainment service that assists people who have exited Crosscare’s homeless services to live independently and to sustain their accommodation.

Crosscare Community College
Courses are delivered and attended by Crosscare service users, volunteers and staff. Short, non-accredited courses give participants an opportunity to learn or pass on a skill in an informal setting.

Crosscare Community Cafés
Open to the public for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Affordable, healthy meals are served in a friendly
community setting.

The Food Bank
Collects surplus, end of line or donated food and hygiene products from producers, manufacturers, shops and redistributes it to charities and registered not-for-profit organisations. It is open to members only (contact the Food Bank directly for membership enquiries).

Community Food Banks
Support individuals and families who need short term food support. Grocery parcels are distributed to suit families or single households. Signposting to other services also takes place.

Crosscare Community Hubs
In the north, west and south supports for older people, carers, people with disabilities and others are run serving the surrounding regions. One-to-one befriending, support phone calls, support and social groups are among the activities run. Meeting space for community groups is also available.

Crosscare Drug and Alcohol Project
For those affected directly or indirectly by any form of addiction. Counselling and training for schools
and parents are run, among other initiatives.

Crosscare Information & Advocacy Service
At the three information and advocacy services; Housing and Welfare Information, Migrant Project and Refugee Service, information and advocacy on housing, homelessness, social welfare, health, immigration, emigration, return migration and asylum/refugee issues is available. Polish, Roma, Romanian, Chinese and Somali interpreters are available at specific times. A GP service for those
who cannot access other GP services, a legal service (for homeless-specific issues) and support groups on specific issues are among other services available here.

Crosscare Respite Houses
Crosscare has 3 respite houses in Glendalough, Co. Wicklow; and Kilmuckridge, Co. Wexford. These are fully equipped with kitchen and other facilities and are for respite, groups events and recreational use.