We’re working to empower young people.

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Youth Clubs Supported by CDYS Last Year

3856

Young People Supported by CDYS in 2023

317

Volunteers Supported CDYS During 2023

ABOUT US

Here’s What We Do

CDYS is a leading provider of youth work, family support, education, employability and volunteering opportunities for young people.  CDYS supports a number of diverse youth work projects including; Youth Diversion Programmes, Youth and Family Support, UBU Your Space Your Place projects, Learning & Training Initiatives, Detached Youth Work, Therapeutic Services, international youth work, Ministry and volunteer led youth clubs across the Cloyne and North Cork City area.

ABOUT US

Meet The Team

Meet the CDYS teams from around the country!

Dr Lorraine O’ Donnovan

CEO

Aoife O’Keefe

Creative Community Alternative Support Worker

Clareanna Parkin

Family Support Worker

Miriam Nyhan

UBU Manager

Ross Bonner

UBU Project Coordinator Midleton

Tracy Coughlan

UBU Youth Worker Midleton

Christy O’Niell

UBU Coordinator Mitchelstown

Joe Curtin

Coordinator & Youth Work Gurranabraher UBU The Hut

Jennifer Macer

Meitheal PPFS Family Support Worker

Anna Kroczynska

Centre Manager Mallow

Emma Sheedy

Youth Justice Worker Mallow

John Dunlea

YPD Coordinator Mallow

Marion Brady

Administration Assistant Mallow

Franchesca Castlellano

Creative Arts Coordinator Cork

Denise Cronin

CCA Support Worker North Cork

CDYS OPERATIONS

Governance


CDYS is governed by a Board of Directors, and is structured as a company limited by guarantee and registered with the Charity Regulator. We also comply with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland

Board of Directors


CDYS is governed by a Board of Directors, and is structured as a company limited by guarantee and registered with the Charity Regulator. We also comply with The Governance Code for the Community, Voluntary and Charitable Sector in Ireland. 

Our current Board members are:

  • Cindy O’ Shea
  • Sean Ryan
  • Richard Dempsey
  • Tim O’ Callaghan
  • Barry Lenihan
  • Liam Ruane
  • Emma Brennan

Funding


CDYS is grateful to all our funders for their ongoing support of CDYS and the work it does within communities. Without our funders, CDYS would cease to exist. CDYS is funded by:

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We have a variety of methods that you can get involved and support us from recruitment, placements and volunteering!

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