“To effect change in the county by supporting the social, cultural, economic and environmental well being of individuals, families, groups and communities in County Wicklow”
County Wicklow Community Partnership CLG., trading as County Wicklow Partnership (CWP) was formed on December 4th, 2007 from the merger of three companies, Arklow Community Enterprise (ACE), Wicklow Working Together (WWT), and Wicklow Rural Partnership (WRP). A transfer of undertakings took place on 1st January 2009. CWP has a board of 15 Directors. The Board is responsible for deciding the strategic approach of the Company, the formulation of policy and for the implementation of its programmes. The key programmes delivered by CWP include the TÚS, Rural Social Scheme (RSS), LEADER and SICAP (Social Inclusion Community Activation) programmes.
CWP has a core staff of 40 (both FT & PT). In addition, a further 220 individuals work on the TÚS scheme and 23 individuals work on the RSS. The individuals on TÚS are placed on the scheme for 12 months. Those on RSS are placed on the scheme for the life of the RSS and as long as they remain eligible within the RSS programme criteria.
All TÚS and RSS participants are legally and technically employees of County Wicklow Partnership CLG.
CWP delivers the following programmes