Youthreach is a full-time training and education programme for early school leavers aged between 15 and 20 years. It offers a flexible and dynamic programme of integrated general education, vocational training and work experience.
The main objectives of Youthreach are:
- Personal, social and educational development.
- Promoting independence, personal autonomy and a pattern of lifelong learning.
- Integration into further education and training opportunities.
- Promoting active citizenship and social inclusion.
There are currently three Youthreach centres in County Cavan, located in Cavan Town, Cootehill and Kingscourt and three Youthreach centres in County Monaghan, located in Monaghan Town, Castleblayney and Carrickmacross.