Waterford Directory of Services - Children & Young People's Services Committee

Waterford Directory of Services

Children & Young People's Services Committee

Educational Supports Services

Offers full and part time courses:
Start Your Own Business
BTEI
Horticulture

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MAD Club – is a community based, young person and family centred Education Support Service, which works with second level school students living in the community of Ballybeg and surrounding areas, on the outskirts of Waterford City.

 

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NEPS provides psychological services in public and private primary and post-primary schools and in related educational centres. NEPS is a service of the Department of Education and Skills and aims to support the personal, social and educational development of all children through the application of psychological theory and practice in education.

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NLN provides supported training and education for those with disabilities or those in need of additional supports.

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P.A.C.T provide suitable activities to facilitate personal development, promote civic responsibility, and improve long-term employability prospects. The projects may also work with young people who are significantly at risk of becoming involved in anti-social and/or criminal behaviour.
Programmes can include:
“A Life of Choices” Programme
“Big Brother Big Sister” Mentoring Programme
“CHART” (Changing Habits and Reaching Targets) Programme
“Fred Goes Net” Early Intervention Programme
Crime Awareness
Drugs and Alcohol Awareness
Education and Training
Employment Preparation
Personal Development

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SUSI offers funding to eligible students in approved full-time third-level education in Ireland and also, in some cases, funding for students studying outside the State. Susi offers support to all types of students, from school leavers to mature students returning to education.

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Offers full and part time courses:
Skills and Education Refresher Programme (BTEI)
Information and Communication Technology Skills (BTEI)
Retails Skills (BTEI)
Applied Social Studies (BTEI)
Information Processing (BTEI)
Early Childhood Care and Education (BTEI)
Healthcare Support (BTEI)
Career Preparation (BTEI)
Adult Learning/Adult Literacy Programme
Languages: German and Chinese for beginners
Night Classes: Contact us for updated information

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Treo work with people aged 16 to 23 years of age. The main aim is to support each person to reduce their criminal activity, encourage & support them make more positive choices and move forward with their lives. This in turn makes Waterford a safer and healthier community to live. We also support the families of service users. Treo is a QQI accredited centre. Each Service user can choose from a range of in-house education & training programmes:
Gym Literacy/Numeracy
Swimming
Computers
Boxing Skills
Repairing/Servicing Machines and Tools
Driving Lesson
DJing
Music lessons & Music Production
Communications & Maths Relaxation
Preparing Food
Repairing/Servicing Bicycles
Counselling
Carpentry & Making Furniture
Independent Living Crime Awareness & Management
Sober activities
Scrap Art
Peer Support

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