Youthreach is a full-time Training and Education Programme for early school leavers aged between 16 and 20 years. It offers a flexible and dynamic programme of integrated General Education, Vocational Training, and Work Experience. Youthreach is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF programme for Employability Incusion and Learning 2014 - 2020.

The Main Objectives of Youthreach are:

  • Social, Personal, and Health Educational development.
  • Promoting independence, personal autonomy and a pattern of lifelong learning.
  • Integration into further education and training opportunities.
  • Promoting active citizenship and social inclusion.
  • Provide opportunities for National Certification. ( FETAC, Junior Cert. & LCA. )

We hope that you will find our website informative and that it will give you a good idea about the opportunities Youthreach provides young people. This site will be updated regularly with all the latest news and information so please keep checking back.

What we do

Youthreach programme is directed at unemployed young early school leavers aged 15-20.  It offers participants the opportunity to identify and pursue viable options within adult life, and provides them with opportunities to acquire certification. 

Meet the team

Meet the team who have helped and encouraged many young people to achieve certification and develop confidence over the last 21 years.