Below are some of the YAP Events which took place around the country this year

YAP Youth CEO Group launch Group Action Research 'What do you think of Social Work Services?'
30/11/2018

2018 Youth CEO Group Action Research Launch

YAP attends launch of Tusla Mid West Area Commissioning Plan
24/09/2018

We were delighted to be invited to have a stand and to speak at the launch of Tusla Mid West's Area Commissioning Plan 2018-2020 in Limerick on Friday 21st September.

Mind Yourself, Mind Each Other - Young People Speak Out On Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing
02/08/2018

This year's YAP National Event on our theme of Mind Yourself, Mind Each Other - Young People Speak Out on Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing was held in Croke Park on Thursday 26th July 2018.

YAP Ireland delighted to be awarded Investing in Children membership award for 4th year in a row!
01/05/2018

We are delighted to announce that YAP Ireland has been awarded the Investing in Children membership award for 2018 for the 4th year in row! The award recognises imaginative practice and the active inclusion of children and young people in dialogue that leads to change. The assessments, which took place late last year, involve talking to young people directly to hear their thoughts on the services they receive.

YAP Ireland launch Annual Report 2017
05/04/2018

We were delighted to launch our Annual Report for 2017 in the Dublin office on Thursday 5th April. Significant findings in the report include that 83% of young people reported an improvement in their self-esteem and confidence, 89% reported an improvement in self-harm behaviours, 86% reported an improvement in substance abuse, 77% reported an improvement in anger issues and 83% reported an improvement in their emotional wellbeing.

YAP Profiles and Outcome Reports for 2017 now available!
14/03/2018

We've released the National and Area Profiles and Outcomes Reports for 2017 on our website. You can view the full reports on the Research and Publications section of the website.

Celebrate Children's Day on November 20th 2017
20/11/2017

This is a day for children, by children, all over the world to help save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential. It's about lots of events all over Ireland celebrating this.

YAP Ireland CLG Launch Independent Advocacy Service with St. John of Gods
04/10/2017

Youth Advocate Programmes Ireland CLG are delighted to announce that we have now set up an Independent Advocacy Service for the young people in the Ginesa Suite, Saint John of God Hospital, Stillorgan. This follows on from awarding them with the Investing in Children Award. It is the first young person's Independent Advocacy Service within an adolescent inpatient setting in Ireland.