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Get Set Programme – Youth Action (Newry)

Contact Information

Address
81a Hill Street, Newry,
Postcode
BT34 1DG View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Sheila Morris
Telephone Number
028 3025 6040
Email Address
placement@youthaction.org
Web Address
http://www.youthaction.org/Opens in a new window

Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

Skills for living-this involves mentoring on a 1 to 1 basis as well as support and guidance for whatever the needs are of the young person. Skills for living also entails what skills young people would like to develop personally e.g. interaction/confidence etc and identifying what personal goals they would like to achieve.

Skills for work-involves group and individual work in relation to work placements/CV advice and interview skills, taster days and site visits to local employers. We also interlink with outside agencies e.g. Surestart/Nexus and colleges for info that might be relevant to the young people.

Skills for learning- Involves identifying what course and qualifications they would like to achieve to help enhance opportunities for employment.

Our targeted age group is :-
between 16-24 years old
and
unemployed and not in education or training.

The young people will also have opportunities to work with outside agencies e.g. Makaton, Paediatrics first aid etc.

Youth Action will cover cost of childcare (providing young people source it themselves) and travel and food will be provided at every session.

Young People can contact this service directly themselves

Organisation Type
  • Community
  • Voluntary
Main Age Groups
  • 16-24 years
Method of Access (Referral)
  • School
  • Self
  • Social Worker
Family Support Services Categories
  • Young Parents
  • Skills for living
  • Skills for work
  • Skills for learning
Main Category of Services
  • Employment/Training
  • Young Parents

Areas covered

  • Armagh
  • Banbridge
  • Craigavon
  • Down
  • Newry&Mourne

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Get Set Programme – Youth Action (Newry)

  • Get Set Programme – Youth Action (Newry)