Our Garda Youth Diversion Projects work in partnership with the Irish Youth Justice Service, An Garda Siochana and part supported by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020″.
Our three Garda Youth Diversion Projects are located in Ballynanty, Irishtown and King’s Island with our outreach team engaging with young people in the Limerick City Centre (Henry St) & Castleconnell Garda area.
With the support of Youth Justice Workers, young people can participate in a diverse range of youth work programmes & activities including:
Although the individual outcome for each young person varies regarding to individual needs, the general outcomes for young people involved GYDP are:
Positive outcomes in these areas have proven to lead to a reduction in their likelihood of a young person offending/re-offending.