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Youth Information Services

Get answers to your questions through our Youth Information Centres. The YIC puts you in contact with Youth Information Officers who can give you the answers you need and point you in the right direction.

YIChat Service
Monday-Friday 16:00 – 20:00 (except for public holidays)
or you can leave a message outside of those hours and receive a reply by email

West Cork Helpline 023 884 4009
Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays 14:00 – 16:00

Carbery Helpline 086 103 6467
Mondays 18:30 – 20:30 / Saturdays 12:00 – 14:00

Cork City Helpline 085 130 6207
Wednesdays & Thursdays 09:00 – 17:00

Youth Information Hub
Carbery Youth Service, Larkin St. (Deasy’s Carpark), Clonakilty
Monday 18:30 – 20:30

Find out about the latest online/offline opportunities, Youth Advocacy programmes and future Youth Information activities at Youth Innovation Space, YMCA, 111/12 Marlboro Street, Cork

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