Youth Work Ireland Cavan Monaghan

About Us

Youth Work Ireland Cavan 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 Vision

Our vision is ‘that all young people in Co. Monaghan are empowered and supported to build better communities, where they are happy, listened to, respected and valued as individuals, to realise their potential’

Our Mission

Our mission is ‘that as trusted partners of young people and their communities working to empower and support them, realise their potential and ensure their voices are heard by creating opportunities and safe spaces for them throughout our areas of work.’

Our Values

  • Diversity
  • Young People Centred
  • Voluntary Participation and the Youth Work Relationship
  • Quality Services
  • Progressive
  • Equity
  • Volunteerism
  • Fun and Enjoyment
  • Co-operation and Partnership
  • Sustainability

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


Youth Work Ireland Monaghan
Dublin Road
Co. Monaghan
(t) 042-975 1979