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Student Supports 

 

Address : Home Youth Liaison Service,  13 Mail Coach Road, Sligo.

www.homeyouthliaison.org        Email joegriffin.hyls@gmail.com

Joe Griffin - Home Youth Liaison Officer Contact number 087 3289231

Service Offered

To provide a sympathetic, confidential, non-judgemental and personal support to young people and their families with the objective of enhancing then young person’s future personal and social development and well-being.

To provide a link between family, school and professional services both government and voluntary sectors.

Working with young people who may experiencing emotional or behavioural difficulties at school on a one to one basis.

Facilitating and delivering programmes within the school structure including:

  • Student Council Training and support.
  • Student Mentoring programmes with senior students and incoming first years.
  • Anti-Bullying information and presentations.
  • Home Tuition application and support.
  • Bereavement and parental separation support.

Referrals

We take referrals from a range of sources including; Parents, Schools, Self-referrals from students, any other bodies who are working with Young people and their families e.g. TUSLA, Social Work, Child and Family Agency,  CAMHS, Alcohol and Substance misuse Counselling Service, NEWB – National Education Welfare Board etc.

In addition, we offer residential weekends and summer programmes in conjunction with the Social Work Department. These activity based programmes provide fun and respite for Young people and their families.

 

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