Youthreach is a programme of education, training and work experience for unqualified early school leavers aged 15-21, provided in a Youthreach centre. It provides second-chance education in a safe, structured and supportive environment and aims to help students' to access second chance further education and employment.
Programmes offered include:
  • Junior Certificate
  • Leaving Certificate
  • FIT
Youthreach also provides a SEN (Special Education Needs) Programme which caters for young people who have been assessed as having multiple learning difficulties.
To join a Youthreach programme you must be unemployed, out of school and aged between 15 and 21 years. If you are 16 years or over, you will be paid an aged related training allowance.
Youthreach offers:
  • The opportunity to gain national certification
  • Increased chances of gaining employment
  • Personal and Social development
There are no fees for Youthreach.

Contact Details:   

Principal/Manager/Regional Youthreach Coordinator:    
Mr. Ken Smartt, Regional Youthreach Coordinator
Email Address:                 
Telephone Number:  (01) 452 9600
Regional Youthreach Coordinator, Dublin and Dun Laoghaire ETB, 1 Tuansgate, Belgard Square East, Tallaght, Dublin 24.