West Cork Counselling and Support Services

Our Governing Body

Our organisation complies with the The Charities Regulatory Authority Governance Code. West Cork Counselling & Support Services CLG has a committed and enthusiastic Board of Trustees that continuously endeavors to reflect the broad range of voluntary and statutory organisations operating within the West Cork region.

Representatives are drawn from

  • Skibbereen Community Family Resource Centre
  • Cork Education Training Board
  • HSE Director of Public Health Nursing
  • West Cork Development Partnership (WCDP)
  • West Cork EmployAbility
  • West Cork Women Against Violence Project (WCWAV)
  • Dunmanway Family Resource Centre
  • Citizen Information Service
  • West Cork Traveller Centre

The board of management meets on a regular basis and is supported by sub-committees as necessary. The board oversees service budgetary planning and policy development and implementation. 

Our service has effective and clear strategy, structures and policies in place that are reviewed on a regular basis.

The day to day operations of WCCSS are governed by three policy handbooks:

  • Operational Policy Handbook – policies governing the delivery of services;
  • Employee Handbook – human resources policies and procedures;
  • Organisational Policy Handbook – procedures and policies for running our organisation.

Our Memorandum and Articles of Association are revised and updated in accordance with the Charities Regulatory Authority