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Jigsaw is a network of programmes across Ireland designed to make sure every young person has somewhere to turn to and someone to talk to. They provide support to people with mental health issues like drugs and alcohol, body image, bullying, feeling anxious, feeling low, loss and grief, self-harm and more. There are 10 different Jigsaw locations (Clondalkin, Donegal, Dublin 15, Galway, Kerry, Meath, North Fingal, Offaly, Roscommon, & Tallaght)
Pieta House offers specialised treatment to clients who self-harm, suffer from suicidal ideation or have made multiple suicide attempts. Clients receive an intensive programme of one-to-one counselling lasting about four to six weeks. Pieta House is a non-profit organisation and thier service is FREE of CHARGE. They now have branches at Ballyfermot, Finglas, Lucan, Limerick, Tallaght, Kerry, Tipperary and Galway.
Sherrard Youthreach Centre provides education, individualised support and the tools for independent living for young adults who are experiencing difficulties with addiction or who are at risk of addiction, in a safe and positive environment. This includes providing QQI accredited General Education Courses as well as access to Reducation Support and Counselling.
Youthreach is an education, training and work experience programme for early school leavers aged 15 – 20. It offers young people the opportunity to identify options within adult life, and provides them with opportunities to acquire certification. Courses at Youthreach North Great Georges Street include General Learning, Information & Communication Technologies, and Beauty courses.
The Transition Centre offers education, support and progression opportunities to young people within a positive learning environment. Courses include LCA, Sports and Recreation Award, Multi Media Course, Fast Track to Information Technology, and College Access Programme Level 5.
Stoneybatter Community Training Centre (CTC) provides training, educational and employment related services for young people in a friendly and informal manner.
Stoneybatter CTC have been set up with the needs of the early school leaver and the young unemployed especially in mind. The CTC provides a fresh opportunity for young persons to get national certificates at their own pace and with the assistance of friendly and supportive staff.
A Community Training Centre (CTC) provides a range of training and other supports that help young people find the job of their choice.
The primary target group is early school leavers aged 16 to 21 years who have no or incomplete secondary-level qualifications.
North Wall Community Training Centre provides a range of full-time training courses at QQI Levels 3 and 4. Training allowances apply for those aged between 16 and 21. Courses include Paintins and Decorating / Tiling, Motorcycle Maintenance, Information and Communications Technology Skills, Sports and Recreation, Engineering skills, and a Beauty Specialist VTCT Diploma.
North Centre City Community Action Project (NCCCAP) is a Community Training Centre which provides nationally accredited educational / training programmes and support services. These will help you to secure suitable employment or to progress to further education and training. If you are an early school leaver (aged 16 – 21 years) and eager to return to education / training to complete a Major QQI Award at levels 3 and / or 4, NCCCAP be able to help.
The Lourdes Youth Community Services offer 40 Early School Leavers the opportunity to gain certified training in FETAC Levels 3 & 4 in a range of modules and subjects.
Available courses include Woodwork and construction, Sport & Recreation, Early Childhood Education & Care Support, Pathway to Employment and Job and College Preparation Course.
St. Vincent's Community Training Centre is part of Daughters of Charity Community Services. Their services range from courses property maintenance, healthcare, woodwork, catering, hairdressing & beauty, as well as education in English and maths, computers, and support services.
The Local Enterprise Office is for people interested in starting up a new business or already in business including entrepreneurs, early stage promoters, start-ups and small business looking to expand. There are 31 teams across the country. You can find a full list of services and supports here. Visit the website to find your local office.
Hello Sunday Morning is a movement towards a better drinking culture.
Their vision is a world where drinking is an individual choice, not a cultural expectation. A world where confidence and identity aren’t measured in standard servings. A world of better choices, fewer hangovers and unforgettable Sunday mornings.