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:

LYS Lava Javas UBU Youth Project

This diverse projects includes the following:

  • Diversity & Youth Group (including migrant support)
  • Lava Javas Youth Café
  • LGBT+ Youth Group

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

LYS Garryowen UBU Youth 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

LYS East Limerick UBU 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 & Watergate 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 UBU 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.

LYS Rathkeale-Askeaton UBU Youth Project

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

  • 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.