The New Frontiers project commenced in 1998. It is a developmental project for young people aged 16+ years. The project is geared towards providing young people who have disabilities / special needs with facilities and programmes, which will support and equip them with necessary life skills. The group attend special programmes in addition to our regular activities, all of which are based at our premises.
Young People aged 16+ years with physical, sensory and learning disabilities. They are referred to us from:
- Children's Group Link Board of Directors.
- Area Youth Organisations.
- Learning Networks.
- Families of members and non-members.
- Build self-esteem and encourage self-development through the exploration and cultivation of individual talents and interests.
- Discuss some social issues relevant to them and to help them assess and address these issues.
- Involve them in the wider community to facilitate their transition from adolescence to adulthood.
- Develop their social skills
- Increase awareness of their community and environment.
- Support them in areas such as good hygiene, physical fitness and good personal habits.
- Drama & Creativity,
- Arts & Crafts,
- Life Skill Acquisition
- Educational Supports
- Physical Fitness
- Sport & Recreation
- Outdoor Pursuits
- Community Awareness.
These programmes are also linked to other programmes offered to our general membership.
Family / Community Involvement
Family members are encouraged to visit periodically in order to speak informally with the group leaders / facilitators.
Ms.Mary Halligan Phone: 051-855036 M.087-2510333 or click here to contact Mary by email.