Assisting Disadvantaged Youth
Ireland Funds work to improve the lives of disadvantaged children and young people by providing funding for individuals and families to access a range of services and educational opportunities; by supporting initiatives that promote positive mental and physical health; and by supporting activities that allow young people to engage in fun, safe and productive out-of-school activities.
An Cosan An Cosan houses the three operations of The Shanty Educational Project Ltd., The Shanty Education and Training Centre, an adult community education centre; Rainbow House, an early childhood education and care facility; and Fledglings, the social enterprise centre. Read more
Guidedogs for Autism Assistance dogs help to control and improve the behaviour of autistic children by promoting calm and acting as a safety aid to the parent. The dog acts as a constant companion and enhances the child's social skills and interaction with family and peers. Read more
LauraLynn House at Children's Sunshine Home There are an estimated 1,500 children living in Ireland with life-limiting conditions. LauraLynn House provides hospice care for sick children as well as a range of supports for their families. It is the only hospice in Ireland dedicated entirely to the care of children. Read more