Congratulations to the Youth category finalists:

Foróige - Limerick

The Croom UBU project managed by Foróige in Limerick works with over 100 young people every week. They offer a suite of complementary programmes to suit young people and the diverse needs they present. The majority of young people accessing the project come from disadvantaged backgrounds and are seeking a better life for themselves.

Killinarden Family Resource Centre - Dublin

Killinarden Family Resource Centre is dedicated to offering the people of Killinarden real opportunity and support. Thanks to National Lottery Good Causes funding, they were able to open up a brand new counselling Centre in a portakabin on the grounds where they are located. In this new space, they can run one to one therapeutic intervention for children/young people and family therapy where the need arises as well as one to one adult counselling.

Roscommon Young Carers Project (Vita House) - Roscommon

This project does amazing work to support those who fulfill a primary or secondary carer role in the home, to a family member with an illness, injury, disability, mental health issue or addiction. This can include a sibling to a child with Down Syndrome or Autism, a child to a parent with cancer or depression, a grandchild to a person with dementia.

Sligo/Leitrim Home Youth Liaison Service – Leitrim

Sligo/Leitrim Home Youth Liaison Service is a dynamic youth organisation established to support young people experiencing difficulties at home or in their communities. They provide support to young people and their families with the objective of enhancing the young person's future personal, social, education and financial development and wellbeing. 

Youth Work Ireland Meath - Meath

Youth Work Ireland Meath is a county-wide youth service working with young people who are LGBTI+, living in Direct Provision or are at risk of substance misuse. Thanks to National Lottery Good Causes, funding has enabled them to work with over 1400 young people through their two youth services, Meath Youth Together and their newly established Navan West Youth Service.