We are a community-based youth and family service governed by a voluntary board of directors. We provide a range of supports and services to meet the needs of young people and families in the Coolock area.


Our Vision

For all young people to live in an equal, inclusive society where they are listened to, respected, and supported to reach their full potential.

Our Mission

Is to empower people to be the best that they can be by involving them consciously in their development. We believe that young people can achieve amazing things with the correct supports. We strive to provide these in a variety of ways to suit the person’s needs.

Our Values & Principles


We hold voluntary participation at the core of our youth service.


We promote equality of opportunity and respect and value young people uniqueness.

Young Person Centred

Provision is rights based and young person centred.


We are committed to the principles of Youth work.


We empower young people by giving them the silks and opportunities to make decisions about their life.

Safety & Support

We provide a safe and supportive environment.

Our Services

UBU Your Place, Your Space Youth Project

UBU Your Place, Your Space Youth Project is a young person centered, community-based youth project for young people aged 10-24 years. We provide a range of opportunities and supports based on young person’s needs and interests.

KEEP  Youth Diverversion Project

KEEP  Youth Diversion Project seeks to divert young people aged 12-18 years from becoming involved (or further involved) in anti-social or criminal behaviour. Youth Justice Workers develop positive relationships with young people, that supports them to make informed choices for themselves and to move away from offending behaviour



This project is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union.

KEEP Family Support Project

KEEP Family Support Project offers practical and emotional support to families experiencing a variety of issues. This can be provided in their own home or in the community. The interventions are needs led and referral to more specialized services can be made.

Counselling Service

Counselling Service offers a free and confidential counselling service to over 18’s. Counselling provides the opportunity to reflect on a range of challenges and work towards a positive future.


Our Location


Kilmore West Youth Project CLG
Recreation Centre,
Cromcastle Road,
Kilmore West,
Dublin 5

Our People

Our Governance

Kilmore West Youth Project is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee. It was re-established in 2009 to respond to the needs of young people in the Kilmore West area. It is managed by a voluntary board of Director’s.

Policies & Forms

Our Funders

Kilmore West Youth Project has two main sources of funding.

Department of Children Equality Disability Integration and Youth), through the City of Dublin Youth Services Board (CDYSB) and the Department of Justice through the European Social Fund and Dormant Accounts.

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Kilmore West Youth Project recognises the valuable contribution that Volunteers and Students bring to our organisation. We are committed to supporting them so that the experience is mutually rewarding.

Volunteers can expect to:

  • Be informed and given opportunity to play an active part in the youth project.
  • Have your contribution to the service recognised.
  • Be offered appropriate training based on essential knowledge and skills as well as further development.
  • Have safe working conditions.
  • Be made aware of complaint and grievance procedures.
  • Know what is expected and work to be undertaken.

Be treated fairly and equally, free from discrimination on grounds of gender, marital status, race, sexuality, religion and disability.


For more information on volunteering, call Michelle on 01 8474522 or download our application form.

Volunteer Application Form

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