South Kerry Development Partnership Ltd’s services are being brought together in one office in Killarney for the first time following the opening of the Partnerships new premises in High Street. The new offices are located on the second floor of 37 High Street, which is across from the Library at the traffic lights on the Tralee road out of the town.

All of SKDP’s services will now be available through this office including the Jobs Club, the Local Employment Service (LES), LCDP, TUS and agricultural related services. The services from 37 High Street have commenced from Monday last.

SKDP CEO Noel Spillane said that the new office will significantly strengthen the Partnership’s presence in Killarney. “This will provide a one stop shop for people who wish to avail of the SKDP services in the town and will help to ensure that people can avail of all of the Partnerships services that may be of benefit to them under the one roof for the first time” Noel added.

The main activities operating out of the new office will be the Jobs Club and the Local Employment Service which both offer significant help to those seeking to return to work or to acquire new skills in a different sector. Jobs Club facilitator Emmett Spring welcomed the move which will enable him to be able to host Jobs Club events in the new offices in the future. “This move will also assist people in moving more easily between the range of services SKDP can offer” he added. The Jobs Club phone number for the service remains the same 064 6637833 and all are welcome to call in.

LES Manager Bridie Buckley said that they also welcome the opening of the new office on High Street as it will provide a focal point for their services in the town. LES mediator Sean Counihan will now take all appointments in the office and the LES service can be contacted on 064 6636966.

Other SKDP services will operate on a regular basis and for further information people can contact 064 6636572.