Donegal Youth Service

About Us

Donegal Youth Service is the key youth work agency in Donegal and works to deliver generic and explicit youth work programmes and activities that best meet the needs of young people and the adults who support them. Donegal Youth Service is an energetic and contemporary youth organisation constantly striving to meet the needs of the ever changing youth population. The organisational headquarters are based in Letterkenny and the service extends throughout Donegal with 33 affiliated Youth Clubs countywide and a range of projects that provide programmes and training to over 5000 young people and over 600 adult volunteers.

Within our service we continue to monitor and evaluate our services and programmes and by providing structures for voluntary leaders and young people alike we continue to have a positive impact.The overall purpose of Donegal Youth Service is to ensure the provision of quality youth work and to help young people make the best choices through developing and implementing programs and policies to make sure they have healthier and better lives.

Our Mission

Donegal Youth Service aims to offer young people in Donegal an opportunity to develop holistically through informal education processes in a safe and equitable environment

Our Services

Our core projects include:

  • 'Daybreak' Early School Leavers Project
  • Letterkenny Youth Information Centre
  • Planet Youth Project in Ballybofey
  • Cross Border Connections
  • The LOFT Youth Health Café project. 
  • Youth Outreach Project
  • Youth Service Community Employment Project
  • Teen Between

Contact Details

Donegal Youth Service
16-18 Port Road
Co. Donegal
(t) 074-912 9630