Thursday, 11 February 2016

Useful Websites for Young People

  • SpunOut.ie
    SpunOut.ie is Ireland's youth information website created by young people, for young people.

  • Aware.ie
    Aware.ie works to create a society where people affected by stress, depression bipolar and mood disorders are understood, supported, free from stigma, and are encouraged to access appropriate therapies.

  • MentalHealthIreland.ie
    Mental Health Ireland's aim is to promote positive mental health and well-being to all individuals and communities in Ireland.

  • Samaritans.org
    Samaritans' mission is to lessen emotional distress and reduce the frequency of suicidal feelings and behaviour.

  • CareersPortal.ie
    CareersPortal.ie is Ireland's career guidance resource, providing up-to-date and relevant information to those needing career guidance.

  • Qualifax.ie
    Qualifax is Ireland's National Learners Database. It is the "one stop shop" for learners.

  • SligoTrainingCentre.ie
    MSLETB Training Centres provide a broad range of training options for learners including people seeking employment, people changing careers, persons with a disability and early school leavers.

  • Intreo.ie
    Intreo is a single point of contact for all employment and income supports.

  • BelongTo.org
    BeLonG To is the national organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) young people, aged between 14 and 23.

  • WebWise.ie
    WebWise.ie promotes and offers resources for the safer use of the Internet by young people.

  • CitizensInformation.ie
    CitizensInformation.ie provides information on public services and your rights as a citizen.

  • Nala.ie
    Nala.ie increase participation in adult literacy services and make it easier for more people to learn through distance education programmes.

  • YourSexualHealth.ie
    YourSexualHealth.ie provides information on sexually transmitted infections and where you can get tested.

  • CrisisPregnancy.ie
    The HSE Sexual Health & Crisis Pregnancy Programme aims to reduce the number of crisis pregnancies in Ireland and supports services that help women experiencing crisis pregnancy.


    (The above list was researched and compiled by Ross Maher during his work experience placement)