All the following publications are available to download in PDF Format. A viewer program called Acrobat Reader Version is required to view and print PDF files. A free copy can be downloaded from the Adobe web site: Acrobat Reader
I've had Enough, I'm outta Here! - Thinking of Leaving School Early?
A guide for young people in the Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown area.
This booklet is aimed at young people who may be having difficulties at school and are thinking of leaving school early or may have already left. The booklet brings together a list of support services that are there to help, providing information on alternative education, training and employment options.
Little Book of Support
There's no need to feel isolated or alone; whatever your situation you'll find someone in this guide you can relate, who can understand and provide support.
Going To College 2013
This guide provides practical information to students and their parents on the full range of education and training options available, together with details of application procedures, and the important question of education finance.
Part Time Workers rights
This booklet gives young people a useful guide on their rights and entitlements as part time workers, including minimum wage, rest breaks, holidays, notice to leave etc.
If you are thinking of taking time out.
Get Involved: 15 - 18s
Are you interested in volunteering. This handy guide details where to start, opprtunities out there, and who to contact for further details
DLYS Volunteer Induction Pack
This induction pack provides volunteers with key information about the role of the volunteer in DLYS by providing an outline of the aims and objectives, structure, policies and procedures and the range of services provided by the organisation. It explores the principles, practices and outcomes of youth work. It explores working with young people, building relationships, leadership, teamwork and introduces volunteers to programme planning. There is also a specific section on student placements, voluntary affiliated clubs/summer projects, volunteering on committees, and useful resources, materials and programme ideas.
Rough Guide to College Grants
An introduction to college grants for students who are under 23 yrs
Student Financial Support
Outlining what financial support is available when going to college
Leaving Cert Results - What's Next? 2012
A useful guide to the Leaving Certificate Results and what happens next