Sligo Comhairle na nÓg

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C/O The CRIB Youth Project & Health Cafe, Rockwood Parade,,
General Details
Contact position: Coordinator
Service / Organisation: Sligo Comhairle na nÓg
086 0497089
Description of main activities / services for children and families:

Universal service with additional support given to seldom heard young people.


Sligo Comhairle na nÓg is a forum for structured input into decision-making by children and young people in the development of local services and policies in the county. Comhairle na nÓg is a way of seeking the views of children and young people to bring about positive change in youth related areas. Young people work on bringing the views of other young people to adult stakeholders and decision makers who can make the changes happen. Its about young people having a voice.  It is a universal service with additional support given to seldom heard young people. Open to 12 - 18 year olds.

Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west

Open to young people in County Sligo with fortnightly meetings taking place in Sligo Town

Where service is provided
Where service is provided:
  • Service provided at above address
Cost of service to user
Cost of service to user:
  • Free
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
  • Through other statutory services
  • Through other community / voluntary service
Notes on referrals to the service:

Young people are selected to become members of Comhairle na nÓg at the AGM each October

Parental permission needed
Do young people need parental permission to use your service?:
  • Under-18s need parental permission
Age-range catered for
Age-range catered for:
  • Post-primary school age (13-18 years approx.)

Want to be listed in our directory?

Services must:

  • Be based in Sligo / Leitrim or provide a service to children, young people or families (0 to 24 years of age, plus pre-birth services) in Sligo / Leitrim
  • Be a state supported or not for profit service or agency
  • Be non-political and non-commercial

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