This Department deals with a range of issues, including various initiatives around Social Inclusion introduced by Government over the last ten years or so, and also traditional Community Development Services which were first introduced by Dublin City Council (then Dublin Corporation) back in 1973.
All these issues and services have now been integrated into a single Department under the title of Community and Social Development and for management purposes is aligned with the Culture, Recreation and Amenity Department.
This new Department is involved, in association with many other stakeholders with the following services and functions.
Children and Youth
Supporting Job Activation
City Development Board