The aim of the project is to enable the personal, social and educational development of young people in the Cox’s Demesne, believing in the potential within every young person and to encourage them to become actively involved in their own development and the development of their community. ¬†We do this through:

  • An After School Service
  • Special Projects for young people at risk
  • Garda Diversion Project
  • Probation Project
  • Youth Clubs

We have a priority for young people at risk.


The core values underpinning our work with young people include:

  • Respect
  • Genuineness
  • Empowerment
  • Flexibility
  • Encouraging Participation
  • Innovation
  • Being Non-Judgemental
  • Enhancing Self-Esteem
  • Constructive Challenge


The following describe some of our methodologies and ways of working

  • Informal youth work model of working with young people
  • High ratio of adults to young people
  • Involvement of the young people in planning, evaluating and decision making
  • Reward and Incentive Programme
  • Small group work