Kildare Town Youth Project

Who we are

Kildare Town Youth Project is a community-based project that provides a range of development and learning opportunities and services for young people in Kildare Town. They are provided for and with young people, their families and communities to be responsive to their changing needs.

We use a Youth Work approach working with Young People aged 11 – 25 years in recreational and educational programmes in a group setting.

What we do

We run programmes such as:

  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Sexual health
  • Mental health
  • Suicide
  • Relationships
  • Cookery programmes
  • Teambuilding
  • Art
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Junior and Adult leadership programme
  • Stepping stones programme to support young people in 6th class making the transition from 6th class in primary school to Secondary school.
  • We also provide one to one support for various issues coming up for young people involved in the project.

What we offer

Each of these groups plan their own activities and issues they want to work on and how they want their group to run.

  • The 1st Year Group
  • Junior Drop- in
  • Stepping Stones Group
  • Senior Drop- In
  • Mixed Group 13-15yrs
  • Kildare Town Comahirle na nOg

We also provide one to one support to young people with various issues coming up for them such as listening, information, seeking help, advocating and referrals.