Youth Work Ireland Laois

About Us

Youth Work Ireland Laois work in a way which is open and honest, we come from a position that is trusting others and encourages others to trust us. We believe that young people have the right to participate in decisions that impact on their lives and we work in a way that empowers them to do so. We believe Young People deserve the best possible service andw will strive to achieve the highest quality standards in the work that we do. We work to support young people to develop as active citizens contributing positively to their community. We will work to ensure that we provide a safe space for Young People.

We actively promote equality for all and challenge inequalities experienced by young people and their communities. We are committed to learning from our experiences and our interaction with others and through reflective practice we integrate this learning in our actions. 

Our Mission

Youth Work Ireland Laois in partnership with young people, volunteers and agencies will promote, develop and deliver quality responsive youth services in County Laois.

Our Services

Youth Clubs:

  • Crossroad
  • Emo Youth Club
  • Portarlington Youth Club
  • Portlaoise Youth Club
  • Stradbally
  • Vicarstown Youth Club

Youth Programmes and Groups:

  • After School Programme (Primary schools)
  • Comhairle Na nOg (Youth Council)
  • Luck Out (LGBT Group)
  • SING (Youth Choral Group)
  • Splatter (Issue based art Group)
  • Teenage Drop In (Secondary school)
  • Volunteer Club Network
  • Junior Club Network
  • Youth Arts Platform (Arts & Music performance)
  • Irish Youth Music Awards


Youth Work Ireland Laois
Unit D James Fintan Lalor House
JFL Avenue
Co. Laois
(t) 057-8665010