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Relaunch of Inclusion Scheme 2017-18

Relaunch of Inclusion Scheme 2017-18

Relaunch of Inclusion Scheme 2017-18

Closing date for applications: 12th June 2017

The EA Youth Service is inviting further applications to the Inclusion Scheme 2017-18. The scheme is specially designed “to target communities of interest and those who may be at greater risk of social exclusion, marginalisation or isolation, because they experience a combination of barriers to learning.”

The Inclusion Scheme enables EA Youth Service to engage young people who would not regularly participate in Youth Programmes.  Primary focus is given to projects with the following target groups/communities of interest: 

  • Young people with special educational needs or disabilities  
  • Young people who are newcomers or have English as an additional language    
  • Young people in care
  • Young carers and young parents
  • Young people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgende
  • Young people from the Traveller Community

Applications only are invited from EA Registered youth organisations.

How to apply

Further information can be found in the Framework Document and Application Form which can be downloaded by clicking the links below:

Application Form

Framework Document

Hard copies can be requested by telephone on 028 9056 6944 or 028 9056 6940

Information Workshops

A number of Information Workshops have been arranged to provide advice and guidance to organisations who are considering applying for funding under the Inclusion Scheme 2017/18.  Details of the workshops are:

  • Strabane Youth Resource Centre on Tuesday 30th May at 6.30pm
  • Belvoir Youth Resource Centre on Wednesday 31st May 2017 at 6.30pm


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