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This website is designed for people who wish to find information on all the various support services that are available to them in the West of Ireland.

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1. Youthreach Portumna Website Email
Address: Contact Details:
Portumna Youthreach,
Abbey Street, Portumna, Co. Galway
Contact: Ms Isabelle Ni Dhuinn
Telephone: 090 9759576
Email: youthreachportumna@gmail.com
Website: galwayroscommon.etb.ie/youth-s...

Overview of Service / Programmes & Certification Offered

Portumna Youthreach is a new centre; we opened our doors to learners in October 2008. The centre is located on Abbey Street in the heart of Portumna Village. Trainees attend the programme 35 hours per week and are paid a training allowance. Portumna Youthreach is an early school leaver’s programme that offers a balanced education between accredited training and life skills. All our learners here are supported and guided towards reaching their full potential in a safe and supportive environment.

Who can apply?

Youthreach caters for young people between the ages of 16-20 who have no qualifications, are not in full time employment and have been out of school for at least 6 months.

Subjects on Offer

At present we offer accreditation in FETAC Level 3 and 4 in the following subjects:

Communications
Maths
Personal & Interpersonal Skills
IT
Catering
Music
Art
Woodwork
Work Experience
Literacy Support

Youthreach Objectives

Personal and social development and increased self-esteem.
Second-chance education and introductory level training.
Promoting independence, personal autonomy and a pattern of lifelong learning.
Integration into further education and training opportunities and the labour market.
Social inclusion.

People to Contact

Ms Isabelle Ni Dhuinn

 

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