Migrant & Asylum Seekers
LYS promotes diversity and understanding of different cultures among young people, families and communities.
Through its Lava Javas Youth Project and ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), LYS supports young people from different ethnic background who are living in Limerick.
The youth groups give young people an opportunity to spend time with their peers from their respective community, ethnic group or country where they can share their experiences of living in Ireland.
As part of the ESOL course, the young people study English while they have the opportunity to take part in other projects and programmes at the Community Training Centre.
The young people can also access support and information that can assist them as they settle in Ireland.
The young people are from a variety of countries including coming Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Syria, Sudan and Ukraine.
Shay Moloney, Migrant Youth Worker, LYS Lava Javas Youth Project
Tel: 086-8907671 email@example.com
Ann-Maire Garahee, Teacher, LYS Community Training Centre
Tel: 061-412444 firstname.lastname@example.org
The LGBTQIA+ Youth Group is an inclusive space for people who identify ofor young people who are looking for a safe space to express themselves and meet like-minded peers.
The LGBTQIA+ Youth Group is a partnership with GOSSH.
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Limerick Youth Service has a number of groups that work primarily with members of the Travelling Community.
These groups meet weekly at youth spaces across Limerick City & County and work on topics such as mental wellbeing and healthy eating in addition to social and personal development programmes.