New Ability Programme


Ability is a free voluntary programme for young people aged 18 – 29 offering support and guidance to develop positive pathways to work and study.

Ability connects young people experiencing emotional, psychological and mental health challenges with Guidance Workers to assist them engage with work and/or study, learn new skills, find volunteering opportunities and take steps towards finding sustainable employment.

The type of support offered is person centred career planning and pathway support on a one to one and / or group basis. For example, exploring personal interests, building confidence and communication skills, writing CV’s, interview preparation, finding volunteer or work shadowing opportunities and support to access local training and education.

Ability staff will also work with local employers, employment services, education and training providers to support the progression of young people in their work and study.

The new Dublin South City Ability Programme is up and running across Dublin 2,4,6,6W,8,10,12,20.

We have workers based in Crumlin, Ballyfermot and the Inner city.

To find out more or to make a referral, please contact the Ability Programme on (01) 4732196 or email