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Adventure Sports Project (ASP)

  • Service: We provide informal educational youth work programmes and activities designed to meet the needs of young people at risk in our target area.
  • Specific Services Include: Educational programmes, Adventure sports, Advocacy, Information, Interest Based Activities, Training, Drop Ins, Recreational Activities, Exchanges, Residentials.
  • Referrals: Young people can be referred by local agencies, groups and families. Young people can also self-refer. Referral forms can be got at our premises in the school on stilts.
  • Age Group: 10 to 21 years
  • Geographic Location: North East Inner City – Lourdes Parish
  • Address: ASP, School on Stilts, Rutland Street, Dublin 1
  • Email:
  • Contact Name: James O’Callaghan
  • Telephone: 01 8363965

After School Education And Support Programme

  • Service: Education Support and intervention, including the following groups:• • Lil’ Larriers 1-3years ‘Smallies’ 3-4 years• Junior Programme 4-6 years• After School Programme 6-8 years• Teen peer groups 8-10 years• Teen peer groups 10-18 years
  • Referrals: Self referral, schools, groups/agencies and ‘word of mouth’
  • Age Group: Children 3 – 18 years
  • Geographic Location: Inner City Dublin
  • Address: 1 & 4 Crinan Strand, North Wall Dublin 1
  • Email:
  • Contact Name: Celine Howard or Geraldine Brennan
  • Telephone: 018554043

An Garda Siochana, Divisional Community Policing Office

  • Service: An Garda Siochana, Divisional Community Policing Office
  • Referrals: Self referral, schools, groups/agencies and ‘word of mouth’
  • Age Group: 12-18yrs
  • Geographic Location: Sean Mc Dermot St, Ballybough, Nth Strand, Dorset St, Drumcondra, Nth Circ Rd, Summerhill, Gardiner St and surrounding areas.
  • Contact Name: Yvonne Crowley
  • Telephone: 01 666 8107

An Siol CDP

  • Service: Child and Youth Education Service
  • Specific Services Include: We provide family learning clubs, homework clubs, one-to-one tuition for secondary school students, social skills groups for young people on the autism spectrum, individual support.
  • Referrals: Outreach, Drop Ins, referrals from schools and other agencies
  • Age Group: 4 years to 18 years
  • Geographic Location: Dublin 7
  • Address: 19 Manor Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin 7
  • Email:
  • Contact Name: Bobbi Costello
  • Telephone: 01 6775741


  • Service: Aosóg
  • Specific Services Include: Aosóg is a community based child and family project based in the North West Inner City, Dublin 7. Children aged 7-15 years are referred by parents, teachers, social workers, Gardaí etc. in partnership with parents/guardians. Children are referred for social, educational, behavioural reasons, or if the family need additional support. Aosóg works closely with local schools, youth services, voluntary/statutory agencies to try to provide comprehensive service to the children and families referred to the Project.
  • Referrals: Children aged 7-12 years are referred by parents, teachers, social workers, Gardaí etc. in partnership with parents/guardians.
  • Age Group: 7 years – 12 years
  • Geographic Location: North West Inner City
  • Address: Units 1 – 3, Stanley Court, 62-63 Prussia Street, Dublin 7
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  • Contact Name: Project Leader, Geraldine Nugent
  • Telephone: 01 8102122 / 01 810 2123


  • Service: We provide information, advice and therapeutic support for bereaved children, young people and families. Most of the referrals are for bereavement support following a sudden, unexpected or violent death. The work is done in a child-centered, systemic way.
  • Specific Services Include: Specific services include:Helpline: 01 473 2100, Mon-Thurs 10am-12pmTherapeutic support: Mon – Thurs 9am-5pmResearch, Training & Consultancy as requested.
  • Referrals: Self-referral by parent/guardian or co-referrals via professionals with signature of parent/guardian. Referral pathway is over the phone via the Helpline (01 473 2100) or via posted BCBS referral form.
  • Age Group: 0-18 years and families
  • Geographic Location: National
  • Address: 23/24 Buckingham Street Lower, Dublin 1
  • Contact Name: Mary Lynch
  • Telephone: 01 813 4100

Belong To Youth Services

  • Service: We provide a safe, welcoming, fun space in which LGBTI+ young people can meet other like-minded young people, and engage in informal educational programmes based upon issues that are affecting their lives. These programmes are decided by the young people themselves, and youth leaders are trained to deliver the programmes through peer education. We also have a specific Drugs Education and Outreach Worker who works with young people in the service, and delivers outreach and training programmes to local agencies and nationally through the LGBTI+ network.
  • Specific Services Include: We facilitate five groups every second week as listed below:The BeLonG To Sunday Group: This is open to all LGBTI+ young people between the ages of 14 and 23. We meet in Outhouse on every other Sunday between 3pm and 6pm. The Ladybirds: A group for Lesbian, Bi-Sexual and Transgender young women between the ages of 14 and 23. We meet every second Thursday night between 6pm and 8pm in our offices on Parliament Street. The Over 18's Group: This group is open to all LGBTI+ young people between the ages of 18 to 23 and meets every other Wednesday in our offices on Parliament Street between 7.30pm and 9.30pm. IndividualiTy:This is a space open to Transgender and Non-Binary young people between the ages of 14 to 23. We meet every second Wednesday between 5.30pm and 7.30pm at the Ombudsman for Children’s Office at 52 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1.LGBTI+ Youth Counselling: This is a counselling service for LGBTI+ young people experiencing thoughts of suicide or engaging in self-harm. It is run in conjunction with Pieta House and takes place every Tuesday and Thursday at our offices on Parliament St. from 2-6pm. Please call us on 01 670 6223 to make an appointment for this service.
  • Referrals: Young people can simply turn up at one of the groups as listed above or make an appointment to visit the LGBTI+ Youth Counselling service. Alternatively, a young person or a parent of a young person can contact the office and meet with a youth worker if they have an issue they would like to discuss prior to attending the service.
  • Age Group: We work with young Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual and Transgender (LGBT) people between the ages of 13 to 24.
  • Geographic Location: Dublin and Nationally
  • Address: Parliament House, 13 Parliament Street, Dublin 2.
  • Website:
  • Email:
  • Contact Name: Gillian O'Brien - Youth Work Manager
  • Telephone: 01-6706223

Belvedere Youth Club

  • Service: Belvedere Youth Club
  • Specific Services Include: The club provides a wide range of activities through the provision of an after schools programme and a night-time drop-in programme these include; sporting activities,computer classes, arts and ceramics classes, drama and music related theatre groups, summer programmes, summer camps and residential holiday's. The programme of activities varies during the year to account for school activity.
  • Referrals: The club takes referrals from all relevant agencies. Young people and families can also self refer by calling into the office.
  • Age Group: : The club works with two main age groups. 7 to 11 year olds and 12 to 18/20 year olds. Both boys and girls
  • Geographic Location: The main area covered is the North Inner City Inner city but there is no restriction on coming from outside this catchment area.
  • Address: 41 Lower Buckingham Street, Dublin 1
  • Email:
  • Contact Name: Paula Phelan-Director/ Gillian Collins CE Supervisor
  • Telephone: 01-8550282

Blackhall Parade Children's Project

  • Service: We provide childcare, preschool, physical therapy, child development support and parenting support
  • Specific Services Include: We provide creche and after-school services
  • Referrals: Through Childcare training programme.
  • Age Group: 6 months to 6 years
  • Geographic Location: Dublin 7
  • Address: 1/6 North Kings Street, Dublin 7
  • Email:
  • Contact Name: Denise Cunningham
  • Telephone: 01 6796299

BRADOG Youth Service

  • Service: BRADOG Youth Service
  • Specific Services Include: We work with young people who are at risk of/who are socially excluded.We would seek to engage young people by offering them meaningful experiences through PTP Paths to Progression education programme, Youth arts, Outdoor pursuits, Accredited training, Mental and sexual health promotion, Sports and Digital media. YOUTH WORKER TEAM CONTACT NO 01-8788375
  • Referrals: Young people would access the service through street work, information verbally in the Bradog youth cafe drop-in centre, posters, leaflets, monthly newsletter. Through social media, schools and some referrals
  • Age Group: 10-26 years
  • Geographic Location: North and North West Inner CitySmithfield Square to Hardwicke/Hill Street. Broadstone/ Phibsboro Boarder, to Northside of the quays.
  • Website:
  • Email:
  • Contact Name: Pauline Brennan - Project Leader
  • Telephone: 01-8748758
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Local Service Publications

Daughters of Charity Community Services Guide 2013