Funding of €152,000 has been awarded to Kerry community service providers.
It’s part of €3.2 million worth of contracts announced to support the operation of community centres and facilities, announced by the Department of Social Protection.
Ballyspillane Community & Family Resouce Centre, Valentia Community Health & Welfare Association and North & East Kerry Leader Partnership are recipients of the funding in Kerry.
The contracts are being offered to 91 not-for-profit companies nationally.
The announcement has been welcomed by Minister Jimmy Deenihan and Deputies Arthur Spring and Brendan Griffin.