Welcome to Avondhu Blackwater Partnership CLG

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership delivers the following programmes; Rural Development Programme (RDP), Local Community Development Programme (LCDP formerly known as LDSIP), Community Services Programme (Community Connect), Rural Social Scheme and TÚS.


Contact Cork County Council dedicated FREE contact number for vulnerable citizens across County Cork.

1800 805 819

Lines open from 8.00am to 8.00PM seven days a week.

Coronavirus COVID 19 Updates

Cork County Council

Cork County Council COVID-19 Community Support Programme has been established to enable the coordination of a multi-agency response in the delivery of much needed services to vulnerable citizens across County Cork. Click below to read more.

Avondhu Blackwater

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19, Avondhu Blackwater Partnership has closed our office in Castletownroche. We are continuing to operate remotely and you can find our contact details here. We will also update this page with helpful information.

Congratulations to Fermoy, crowned cleanest town in Ireland

Avondhu  Blackwater Partnership CLG would like to congratulate Fermoy on winning the 2018 Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL).

We look forward to being part of your ongoing success for the coming years.

Avondhu Blackwater Partnership is a collective of amazing people delivering community development to your area.

The objectives of the organisation include community animation, project facilitation, project administration, training and community integration within the remit of various funding programmes implemented. A key function of Avondhu Blackwater Partnership is to establish or to support initiatives directed towards sustainable community development. The organisation has been responsible for drawing more than €45 million of programme aid into the Avondhu Blackwater area of operation.

Our Services

Avondhu Blackawter Partnership CLG provides a wide range of supports to individuals, communities and  business through out our area. These supports are delivered through various programmes such as our Social Inclusion Activation Programme, LEADER Rural Development Programme, TÚS, Rural Social Scheme and Community Services Programme.

Community Support

Community and Voluntary groups can access a broad range of services such as LEADER Funding and labour resources through the Rural Social Scheme and TÚS.


We provide access personalised one to one supports which are confidential through SICAP. New and existing businesses can also access funding through LEADER.

Unemployment Supports

Individuals can avail of career advice and access to supports to enhance their skills and abilities in relation to CV preparation, networking and Interview techniques.

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Get in touch


The Mill, Castletownroche,

Co. Cork. P51 F9PX

Contact Us

Phone: +353 (0) 22 46580

Email: info@avondhublackwater.com

Our Hours

09:00 AM – 17.30 PM
Monday – Friday

CHY No. 18253

Charity Reg No. 20069681

Company Reg. No 458500