Foróige, Co. Leitrim

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Address:
Hilldrum House, Leitrim Rd Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim
General Details
Contact position: Foróige Regional Youth Officer
Service / Organisation: Foróige
086 0484482
Description of main activities / services for children and families:

Young people can join the clubs to engage in social development at their own pace and learn many skills, personal and inter-personal.

Description:

Young people can join the clubs to engage in social development at their own pace and learn many skills, personal and inter-personal. Programmes can be run and activities can be chosen by the young people and they are supported by the adult volunteers. Our website offers lots of information on the club setting and what the young people can achieve and what the leaders roles are.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north

Foroige clubs can be set up in any area and are run once a week by volunteers who are recruited, trained and supported by the RYO

Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at various locations throughout the area covered

Clubs can meet in local community halls, schools, etc

Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Charge applies for all services

Affiliation is €20 per young person per year, or €30 per family per year

How to access the service
How to access the service (referral pathways) :
  • People can self-refer / access the service directly (without the need for a referral)
  • Parents / guardians can refer
  • Through schools
Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service? :
  • Under-18s need parental permission
Brief Intervention
Do you specialise in any particular issue(s)?:

Our other service in Leitrim is the South Leitrim NYP, where staff offer programmes, outreach work and support on a one to one basis

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