Westside Youth Project works with young people, in the 10 to 21 age group, from all the estates that comprise the Westside area of Galway City.
We support young people in their social, personal and educational development through a variety of activities and programmes and through positive engagement with the community.
To support the needs of young people through an enjoyable educational experience in a safe, positive, supervised environment.
To promote the educational, personal and social development of young people living in the Westside area.
To work through partnership with community groups, statutory bodies and social partners in the prevention of early school leaving.
To provide an enjoyable range of activities and programmes for young people.
Individual and group work with young people 10-21 years of age
After-school homework supports and grinds
In-school education work focusing on young peoples strengths
In-school programmes supporting transition of young people from primary to secondary school
JIVE drop-in youth space
Westside Arts Festival
Cookery and drama groups
‘Rainbows’ and ‘Spectrum’ bereavement support groups
International youth exchanges
Outdoor fun days
Arts and crafts
Putting the pieces together drug prevention programme
Corrach Bui Community Centre, Bishop O’Donnell Street, Rahoon
Maria: 087 2363021
Isabel: 087 9141522
Kerry E’Lyn: 087 9371619;