Recognised as a leading provider of a variety of quality programmes for the young people of Limerick City and County, the organisation works in partnership with a number of national and regional organisations including Youth Work Ireland, FÁS, the Health Service Executive, the Department of Justice and Equality, Limerick City and County VEC’s and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, along with many voluntary and community groups. Supporting over 40 volunteer-led youth clubs, three Youth Cafes, ten community–based youth projects, a Youth Information Service and providing vocational training and education programmes for early school leavers, Limerick Youth Service works with over 3000 young people at any one time.
Our aim is to advocate on behalf of all young people in Limerick, regardless of background, ethnicity, economic status or locality, whilst empowering and encouraging them to take a lead role in shaping their own futures and that of their communitiies.
Our young people are our most important asset - Limerick Youth Service is dedicated to providing a better future for all of the young people of Limerick, supporting and empowering them, so that they will continue to contribute effectively and confidently to the social and economic fabric of the community - now and in the future.
"To support and encourage young people to be active participants in shaping their futures"