€61,000 is to be provided to local youth projects across Roscommon and Galway, Senator Maura Hopkins has said.

Senator Hopkins stated, “My colleague, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone T.D. has informed me that the following groups locally are to receive funding:  CAPE Project (YWIG) €5,000,  East Galway Youth Service (YWIG) €5,000, Forum Adolescent Support Prog €10,000, Involve Youth Service Ballinasloe             €15,000, Involve Youth Service Loughrea €8,000, Western Traveller             €5,000, No. 4 Youth Service          €5,000, Westside Youth Project (YWIG)  €8,000.”

This funding is incredibly important in supporting the work of these organisations who support young people in our communities to grow and develop through a range of experiences and activities.”

“These grants will allow each of these services to continue to grow and support more young people across our communities.”

Senator Hopkins concluded, “I continue to work closely with Minister Zappone to develop services for children and young people across Roscommon and Galway.”