Youthscape in Letterkenny or Ballybofey is looking for new members.

Are you 14-24 years old?

Not in full time education, employment or training?

Unsure of what to do next?

The group believes it can provide new skills and help people make new friends.

A spokeswoman said: "Take the next step in your life with this exciting new cross-border initiative.  The only entry requirement is that you are ready to try something new.

"Why do it?  You will gain OCN Level 1 Qualifications, there will be educational and fun day trips, as well as fun activities and projects in the local community.

"Participants will create a personal development plan unique to them, and their goals.

"They will also receive one-to-one guidance and support for six weeks before it begins, as well as during, and also after the programme ends.

"Finally, there will be refreshments provided each day, as well as support with travel and childcare costs."

The programme will focus on three key areas:

*Personal development, which consists of exploring your well-being, and your mental and physical health;

*Good relations, which works on respect for diversity which will involve crossborder trips;

*The Active Citizenship Project, which puts team work skills into practice.

YOUTHSCAPE 

The Youthscape programme is a cross-border, cross-community interventionist programme developed in association with South West College, as Lead Partner, Donegal Youth Service and TIDES Training.

It will operate in Counties Tyrone, Fermanagh and Donegal covering the five areas of Omagh, Enniskillen, Dungannon, Ballybofey and Letterkenny.

For more information about the Youthscape project contact Ciara or Jackie on 085 2578223 for Letterkenny and Caroline or Breege on 085 2578222 for Ballybofey.

You can also contact the Donegal Youth Service office on (074) 91 29630, or via email [email protected]

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