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About L.T.Y.C

Long Tower Youth And Community Centre exists for the improvement, well-being and quality of life of the residents in the area by enabling them to fully participate in society by preventing people from being socially excluded. This is done by relieving the needs of those people who are socially excluded and assisting them to integrate in to society.

The wider community benefits from the positive contribution made by children and young people to their communities as a result of their engagement with the Club. This benefit is incidental and necessary for the work of the organisation to take place.

We do this by Providing .....

  1. A Safe Space.
  2. A Listening Ear.
  3. Developmental Opportunities.
  4. One to One Support.
  5. Cross Community Participation.
  6. Global Service Learning.
  7. On Street Engagement.
  8. Meaningful Conversation.
  9. Skills Development.
  10. Volunteer Opportunities.
  11. Diversionary Trips.
  12. Social Interactions.
  13. Education Programmes.
Contact   Twitter Facebook Email Telephone +44 (0)28 7126 6907 Mobile +44 (0)7546 853679

This programme is funded by the Education Authority Youth Services.

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Contact   Email Telephone +44 (0)28 7126 6907 Mobile +44 (0)7546 853679

Opening Times

Long Tower Youth And Community Centre has three youth club programmes that operate age specifc activities.

Senior Youth Club (13 Years +) .....

  1. Monday 18:30 to 22:00.

  2. Tuesday 20:00 to 21:45.

  3. Wednesday 18:30 to 22:00.

  4. Thursday 20:00 to 21:45.

  5. Sunday 20:00 to 21:45.
Intermediate Youth Club (Primay 7 - 1st Year) .....

  1. Tuesday 18:30 to 20:00.

  2. Thursday 18:30 to 20:00.

  3. Friday 18:30 to 20:00.

  4. Sunday 18:30 to 20:00.
Junior Youth Club (Primay 1 - Primary 6) .....

  1. Tuesday 16:00 to 17:30.

  2. Wednesday 16:00 to 17:30.

Contact   Twitter Facebook Email Telephone +44 (0)28 7126 6907 Mobile +44 (0)7546 853679

Our Streets.

Our streets is an outreach Programme which is primarily aimed at engaging with young people who gather in Derry Town Centre, we work collaboratively with key stakeholders to identify hot spots areas within the town centre and surrounding areas. are staff team have a two-prong approach to engagement, there will be a street team who will engage with young within their environment in their effort to build positive relationships with young people at at their pace and in response to their needs, this is supported by having the city centre youth provision, that provides drop-in, one to one and group work as well as the diversionary interventions that are bespoke to each individual.

We do this by Providing .....

  1. A programme delivered on agreed nights (Thursday, Friday and Saturday night from 19:00 to 23.00).

  2. Flexibility to respond to emerging needs that lend support to Extended Provision and START youth provision.

  3. Involvement in key city centre events such as Halloween, St. Patricks Day, Music Festivals, community events.

  4. Respond during times of heightened tension and social unrest e.g. 12th July, 12th August, Lundy’s Day and 15th August.
The programme is delivered using the Outreach and Detached Engagement Framework.

The Team .....

  1. Úna McCartney – Senior Youth Worker.

  2. Paul Downey – Youth Support Worker.

  3. Derbhla Morton – Youth Support Worker.

  4. Ryan Brown – Youth Support Worker.

  5. Shea Cooley – Youth Support Worker.
Contact Úna McCartney:   Twitter Facebook Email Telephone +44 (0) 78854 43493

S.T.A.R.T. Programme.

This is a strength-based approach to building resilience with young people; creating the space to BE YOUTH LEADERS and a YOUTH SERVICE which EMBODIES the VALUES AND SKILLS to positively IMPACT local communities. To have CONFIDENCE in the interventions and ENABLING RELATIONSHIPS which are PERSON CENTRED and MODELLED; resulting in QUALITY OUTCOMES for our children and young people.

  1. S. – Supporting

  2. T. - Teenagers

  3. A. - Away from

  4. R. - Recurrent

  5. T. – Trouble
The objectives of the programme are .....

  1. To develop effective tools for tracking the personal and social development of young people who are involved, at risk or who bear witness to behaviours or actions.
  2. To enhance the personal capabilities of participants.
  3. To improve the health and well-being of participants.
  4. The development of thinking skills, life skills and work skills.
  5. Improved relationships with others & promote active citizenship.
The Team .....

  1. Derryn Melly – Area Worker.

  2. Monica Jarvis – Project Worker.
Contact Derryn Melly:   Twitter Email Telephone +44 (0) 2871 266907

Extended Provision Programme.

Bishop Street Youth & Community Centre is the base for Long Tower youth clubs Extended Provision Programme. This programme aims to provide young people with increased access to youth provision within areas that fall within the top 25% of the MDM and interface areas.

We Provide .....

  1. Skills development.

  2. Safe space.

  3. Volunteer opportunities.

  4. Diversionary trips.

  5. Social interactions.

  6. Education programmes.
The Programme runs on .....

  1. Monday 15:30 to 17:00.

  2. Wednesday 18:30 to 22:00.

  3. Thursday 15:30 to 17:00.

  4. Friday 19:30 to 23:00.

  5. Sunday 18:30 to 22:00.
Contact Isobel Shiels   Twitter Facebook Email Telephone +44 (0) 2871 289189

This programme is funded by the Education Authority Youth Services.

Event Booking

Events are limited to Saturday and Sundays only. We have three packages that are preconfigured.
  1. Package A: 1 large Bouncy Castle, Sports Hall and Sound System £70.

  2. Package B: 2 large Bouncy Castles, Sports Hall and Sound System £90.

  3. Package C: Functions i.e. Music, Sporting Events (POA).
Additional Extras .....
  1. Wrecking Ball - £60.

  2. Obstacle Course - £100.

  3. Gladiator - £60.
Climibing Wall .....
  1. 1 instructor - max 10 Participants £30.

  2. 2 instructors - max 25 Participants £55.

Additional Information .....
  1. The Large hall has a capacity of 600 standing, 300 seated.

  2. The Small hall has a capacity of 150 standing, 100 seated.

  3. Cleaning, Staging, Table and Chair Hire cost to be agreed.
Final Event / Party price to be agreed with the centre manager and confirmed by email. Please give as much information as possible below to get an accurate quote. All fields are required.

Contact   Twitter Facebook Email Telephone +44 (0)28 7126 6907 Mobile +44 (0)7546 853679