Youth Work Ireland Monaghan

About Us

Youth Work Ireland Monaghan was established as a Youth Service for County Monaghan in 1985 and is affiliated to Youth Work Ireland. We provide a variety of services to young people throughout the county. Our youth information service has two centres in the county, one in Carrickmacross and one in Castleblayney and they provide a broad range of information to young people. Queries comprise of education, college courses-full and part time, grants and other sources of funding for education, minimum wage entitlements, employment rights, social welfare, travel and work abroad etc..  Our Youth Cafe offers a safe, friendly alcohol free environment for young people to meet and mix with their peers. Facilities available to young people are: Pool table, internet, X box, playstation, games, shop, chill out area, tea and coffee, pool competitions, band nights, movie nights, day trips and residential trips.

Our outreach services offers a friendly reliable confidential service to young people in their own environment. We deliver Outreach Youth Information in order to give support to young people, and those who work with them through regional information points, workshops and training.

Our club projects enable young people to engage in activities within their own community and also from other neighbouring communities as well as beyond borders with involvement in the programmes of Youth Work Ireland Monaghan creating an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment.

Our Mission

Through our work and programmes we aim to assist young people to improve their lives by providing access to self development opportunities, information and advice and services for young people aged 8-25 in County Monaghan, thereby promoting and encouraging an acceptance, repect and tolerance for oneself and others without stigma, discrimination, bias or labelling.

Our Services

  • Youth Information Youth Cafe Service
  • Youth Outreach Information and Training Service
  • Peace Café
  • Youth Club Development Project
  • Youth For Peace Moving On Project
  • Early School Leavers Project
  • Student Support Workers in Castleblaney
  • Clones Erne East Shadow Youth Partnership Peace Project

Contact Details

Youth Work Ireland Monaghan
Dublin Road
Castleblaney
Co. Monaghan
(t) 042-975 1979
(w) www.ywimonaghan.ie

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