Feabhas Garda Youth Diversion Cobh
Run in co-ordination with An Garda Siochána and the Irish Youth Justice Service, the Diversion project has been a huge success in the Cobh area.
This project is part supported by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020.
Feabhas GYDP works with young people in Cobh aged 12-18 years of age. The project encourages participation in individual and group work, provides information on and facilitates activities that engage young people’s growth and development. The project works also closely with schools and other agencies in the wider community.
Feabhas run activities such as social skills, homework, art, outdoor education, pool, soccer, fishing, peer education and mentoring. During the summer months, Feabhas GYDP also takes the young people on a number of day trips, incorporating activities such as sailing, fishing, camping and soccer tournaments.
The project aims to:
Diversion Project Coordinator
Name: Jimmy Dunlea
Youth Diversion Worker
Name: Niamh Ryan
“I really like coming to the Parish Centre as the people that work here are very supportive and helpful to us”.
Please see below for a slideshow of Cobh photos...