UBU-Your Space, Your Place

Located across Limerick City & County our UBU-Your Place Your Space youth work projects engage with young people at a particular time in their lives.

These targeted youth work projects provide social, educational and creative opportunities for young people through a variety of activities and programmes that respond to the needs of young people.

Among the many activities & programmes available with our projects are:

  • Civic & Social Development, Health & Fitness Progs
  • Issue based programmes e.g. sexual wellbeing & drug awareness
  • YouthBank & afterschool clubs
  • Inter-club visits, discos, day trips, holiday provisions & more

Where are they?

Our targeted youth work projects are based at the following locations:

Lava Javas Youth Project

This project includes the following sub projects:

  • Diversity & Migrant Youth Groups (follow on Facebook)
  • Lava Javas Youth Café (follow on Facebook & Instagram)
    • Opening Hours:  Thursdays 4-7pm, Fridays 4-8pm & Saturdays 3-5pm
  • LGBT+ Youth Group (follow on Facebook & Instagram)
    • Opening Hours: Tuesdays 6-8pm for 18-22yrs & Fridays 5-7pm for 14-18yrs)

The team are based Limerick Youth Service, 5 Lr. Glentworth St, Limerick V94 YF95

Garryowen Youth Together Project

Engage with young people in the community of Garryowen through detached and centre based youth work.  The team are based at:

  • Garryowen CDP, 23 John St, Limerick

East Limerick Youth Project

Engages with young people across eastern rural areas of Limerick county with youth hubs at

  • Caherconlish Youth Project, Millennium Centre, Caherconlish
  • Castleconnell Youth Project, Shannon House, Main St, Castleconnell
  • Cappamore Youth Group, Community Centre, Main St, Cappamore

King’s Island & Surrounds Youth Project

Engages with young people in the St. Mary’s Park, Lee Estate, Abbey & Watergate areas with the team located at:

  • Nicholas St Youth Space, 40-41 Nicholas St, Limerick

Limerick City & Suburbs Youth Project

Engages with young people in parts of Limerick City with outreach work in the suburban area including Castletroy, Corbally, Rhebouge etc.  The team are based at:

  • Northside Youth Space, Ballynanty, Limerick.

Rathkeale-Askeaton Youth Project

Supports young people across the western part of the county from their youth hubs at:

  • The Solar Youth Space, Askeaton Community Centre, Co. Limerick
  • Rathkeale Youth Space, Abbey Court, Rathleale, Co. Limerick.

UBU Your Place Your Space scheme is a Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth (DCEDIY) scheme, with funding from the National Lottery.