impacting young lives together

Youth Work Ireland is a Federation of 20 Member Youth Services and a National Office who work together to support, empower, inspire and educate young people through the delivery of best practice youth work services. 
Our Vision is an Ireland of equality, access and participation for all young people. We are an inclusive and member-centred organisation. Our work is in service to our membership as they in turn work to develop the potential of young people and strengthen communities in Ireland.

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Our Strategic Pillars


We communicate and promote the value, impact and outcomes of quality youth work.


We advocate on matters as identified by our Member Youth Services and young people.


We support our Member Youth Services in achieving positive outcomes for all young people.


Together with our Membership we ensure optimal impact and outcomes for young people.

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