Limerick City DEPS are funded under the Department of Children and Youth Affairs in the delivery of the National Youth Strategy ‘Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures’ (2014 – 2019).
DEPShas developed its work to be in line with national strategies.
We are linked to Goal 1 of the National Drugs Strategy, ‘ Reducing Harm Supporting Recovery’ (2017-2025).
Goal 1: Promote and protect health and wellbeing
Objective 1.1 Promote healthier lifestyles within society.
Objective 1.2 Prevent use of drugs and alcohol at a young age.
Objective 1.3 Develop harm reduction intervention targeting at risk groups.
Limerick City Drugs Education and Prevention Strategy value having genuine relationships with Young People and Communities built on mutual respect and trust.
Limerick City Drugs Education and Prevention Strategy is about making a positive impact in minimising drug use among young people in the community.
We support young people and their families in the local Communities to make informed choices towards a healthier lifestyle and promote a sense of community.
We support innovative learning experiences that support Young People and Communities to develop confidence, skills and knowledge to make informed choices that help them reah their full potential.
What We Are Good At
We plan, design and deliver tailor made drugs education/prevention programmes for schools, parents, young people, youth groups, youth leaders/workers, adult students and community groups.
Examples of our work include:
- Drug Awareness Sessions
- Drug Prevention Programmes
- Parent Support Groups
- Wellness Programmes
- QQI Accredited Programmes
Get in Touch
Facebook: Limerick City DEPS
DEPS Northside Youth Space, Knockalisheen Road, Ballynanty, Limerick V94TPP3
Noel Phelan. 0872309287 firstname.lastname@example.org
Daniel Butler 0857352015 email@example.com
Sarah Butler 0877438011 firstname.lastname@example.org
Garryglass House, 4 Garryglass Gardens, Garryglass Avenue, Ballinacurra Weston, Limerick V94 H56
Caroline Keane 0868273697 email@example.com
Ca O’Neill 087650664 firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen Ryan 0871952428 email@example.com
Jack Griffin 0868450768 firstname.lastname@example.org