Youth Work Ireland Galway - supporting young people during COVID-19

Youth Work Ireland Galway are continuing to support young people across the City and County at this challenging time.

Their youth counselling service is now operating online. Parents/ Guardians can refer to the service, as can organisations working with young people. Young people can also self refer but a parental/guardian consent is required for under 18's. Young people can have up to six sessions with the counsellors. All counsellors are fully qualified and accredited, the service is open to all young people living in Galway City and County from 12-21 years of age.

To enquire about an appointment, contact Aisling on 086 0247763 or email aisling.dermody@youthworkgalway.ie. 

Youth Counselling Service


Youth Work Ireland Galway are also providing support to young people who are doing the Leaving Cert, as this is a very difficult and stressful time for them. Young people can participate in a peer group with Youth Workers to talk about the Leaving Cert. This is a weekly space where young people can discuss their concerns about the Leaving Cert and what lays ahead for them post Leaving Cert or just to talk to other students and have a social space to connect. Let's Chat Leaving Cert also uploads #TuesdayTips on Youth Information Co. Galway  Facebook and Instagram pages, based on #WednesdayAsks.


Let's Chat Leaving Cert


All  Youth Projects in Galway City are continuing to provide services, including Westside Youth Project, shOUT! LGBT+ project, SAUTI Youth Project (Climate Action) and Galway City Comhairle na nÓg.  Check out their Facebook or Instagram  pages for more information.


Youth Work Ireland Galway Response to COVID-19


For more information visit www.youthworkgalway.ie or follow Youth Work Galway on Facebook or Instagram.

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