Youth Work Ireland (NO) Our Generation

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Youth Work Ireland,
20 Lower Dominick Street, Dublin 1 D01 YP97
Co Ireland
General Details
Contact position: Youth Worker
Service / Organisation: Youth Work Ireland , National Office – Our Generation Project
Description of main activities / services for children and families:

- Be Well (14-25yrs) – Emotional Resilience Programme
- YES (14-25yrs) – Empowering Sexual Health, Sexual Identity & Consent Programme
- Social Action Project (14-25yrs) – Developmental Youth Work & Young People Determining Issues/Actions Locally
- Opportunities are available for staff and volunteers to be trained as facilitators of Be Well, YES, or Social Action Project
- Programmes delivered online or Face to Face


The Our Generation project is supported by the European Union’s Peace IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB). Our Generation is a cross-border, cross-community partnership project which is being delivered through seven regional organisations, namely Action Mental Health, Donegal Youth Service, Co-Operation Ireland, Youth Action NI, Youth Work Ireland, PlayBoard NI and Ulster University, 

Youth Work Ireland OG team will be providing a lot of wonderful opportunities for young people to develop their knowledge around issues such as emotional well-being, sexual health, and leadership through the Be Well Programme, YES Project, and a pilot Social Action Project. We will be delivering across the border counties of Cavan, Monaghan, Sligo, Leitrim, and Donegal.  


Service Areas
Service Areas:
  • Sligo town and environs
  • Sligo - north
  • Sligo - south, east and west
  • Leitrim - Carrick-on-Shannon and environs
  • Leitrim - south
  • Leitrim - north

Throughout all of county Sligo and Leitrim

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

Online and face to face in group settings i.e. schools, youth and community groups, voluntary & statutory organisations

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)
  • Through other community / voluntary service
Notes on referrals to the service:

Email or call Our Generation directly.

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.)
  • Young adults (18-24 years)

Age range 14 - 24 years.


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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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