Opportunities for NEETs

Who We Are

The Kerry CYPSC Opportunities for NEETs (Youth Not in Employment, Education, or Training) Working Group includes representatives from Kerry Education & Training Board; Kerry Diocesan Youth Service; Institute of Technology Tralee, North, East & West Kerry Development; South Kerry Development Partnership; Kerry County Childcare Committee; Kerry County Council; the Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection; and Kerry CYPSC.

The Purpose of the Opportunities for NEETs Working Group

The Opportunities for NEETs Working Group was established following the development of the Kerry CYPSC 3rd three-year Workplan 2018-2021. During the development of the workplan, the need for an Opportunities for NEETs working group was identified. The purpose of the group is to identify and develop sustainable work, education, and training opportunities for young people in Kerry who are not in employment, education, or training.

The group will do this by:

  • Mapping current services & supports in Kerry for NEETs young people;
  • Identifying and addressing gaps in services & supports for NEETs young people;
  • Developing creative, innovative employment, education & training opportunities for NEETs young people in Kerry.