Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Ceisteanna (191)

Thomas P. Broughan


191. Deputy Thomas P. Broughan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs further to Parliamentary Question Nos. 270 to 272, inclusive, of 31 May 2017, the allocation of expenditure to the various youth work programmes and schemes in 2018 in tabular form. [21551/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Children)

Budget 2018 provided an additional €1.5m in current funding to my Department to support the provision of these youth services. This will bring total current youth funding in 2018 to €58.9m. This additional funding has been used for programmes that target disadvantaged young people. The following table shows the 2018 allocations, broken down by funding line:



Special Projects for Youth


Young People's Facilities and Services Fund (Round 1)


Young People's Facilities and Services Fund (Round 2)


Local Drugs Task Force Projects


Revised Youth Funding Scheme


Targeted funds total


Youth Information Centres


Youth Service Grant Scheme


Local Youth Club Grant Scheme


Youth Officer Allocation and Technical Assistance


LGBTI+ Youth Strategy


Other National Youth Organisations and Youth Initiatives


DCYA Policy and Support Programmes


New Initiatives and other funding streams within Department