Author archive: Layla

BreakOut is Expanding its Supports

Donegal Youth Service’s LGBT project is extending its age range to support young people from age 12 – 30.  Demand for the service has been growing consistently year on year, since its inception not even a decade ago.  What started as a small group with only 4 young people, has since grown into a countywide…

Make a Difference!  New Peer Mentors Group (15-18 year olds)

The LOFT (Learning Opportunities for Teens) are launching a new peer mentoring group. What are we looking for in a potential mentor? Young people who want to make a difference to their community, who are interested in helping others and would like to express their thoughts and opinions. The first meet up will be on…

Afternoon Tea Fundraiser Tickets Sold Like Hot Cakes

And they’re gone! The Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show in aid of Donegal Youth Service is officially sold out!  The big day takes place on 14th of October in the stunning Castle Grove Country House Hotel.  Local ladies are getting ready for a very glamorous afternoon, and taking home lots of goodies. Donegal Youth Service…

Charity Auction | Ends 3pm Today! | 4 Tickets Ireland vs Moldova

The current bid is only €60 with just over 2 hours to go! If you want to take part you can make a bid on our Facebook post, or PM the page.  The Charity Auction is taking place on this post.  The tickets are worth over €160, and all proceeds are going towards a great cause…

We are delighted to announce… We have not one, but two incredible things happening for this year’s Culture Night!  Make Donegal Youth Service/The Loft, 16 – 18 Port Rd part of your Culture Night trail around the town.  Check out the details below, and see you all next Friday!  

An afternoon not to be missed on October 14th! Local ladies and fashionistas are invited to Castle Grove Country House Hotel for a fabulously fashionable Afternoon Tea on Saturday, the 14th of October at 2pm.  The elegant event is in aid of Donegal Youth Service, who provide supports and services to young people all over…

Looking for something to do? Not sure what to do next?  Didn’t enjoy school? We are recruiting for our Re-Activ8 programme! It’s absolutely FREE! Lots of training, but there will also be lots of fun and friends to be made as well. So if you’re looking for something, then this could be it! Give it…

We are looking for volunteers for our Daybreak Programme to help young people (up to Junior Cert) with their academic subjects, especially Maths. Can you help? Daybreak is a project for early, or potential school leavers which supports them to remain in education. Find out more about Daybreak here: http://donegalyouthservice.ie/dys-proje…/daybreak-programme/ Thank you         …

SITA Tablequiz in aid of Teen Talk – Friday 29th September

Mark your calendars for a great night on Friday the 29th of September! SITA Letterkenny have organised an evening of trivia, food and fun, and a disco in aid of our Teen Talk (free one-to-one support for young people aged 12-25 in Donegal) project.  The big night takes place in the Orchard Inn, on the High…

Party in The Park a Sunny Spectacular Success in its 13th Year

We’re looking forward to next year already! Thirteen is an unlucky number for some, but not for Donegal Youth Service.  With expectations originally low for good weather for the 13th Party in The Park the day turned out to be one of the sunniest in August much to the delight of everyone who braved the…

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