Youth Prevention

644Central to Northern Ireland Alternatives work has been providing opportunities for young people to participate more fully within their community.  It is essential that young people have an understanding of and an opportunity for playing a more positive and constructive contribution to community cohesion.

To this end Alternatives have provided a range of interventions and activities that are designed to be preventive, diversionary, developmental and educational.  Methodologies and different programmes have included the following:IMG_2448

  • Issue Based Group Work
  • Arts Based Projects
  • Outreach Detached Street Work
  • Residentials & Youth Camps
  • Community Projects & Cleanups
  • Youth Education , Training & Development
  • International Study Visits