Sexual health is the third priority area of work for Healthy Ireland. The Healthy Offaly work plan provides for the delivery of a range of sexual health supports via partner agencies.
Activities delivered across Offaly to date include: -
In 2017, the Department approved €10,000 in funding to support the delivery of a range of sexual health supports specific to young people including: -
- training service providers in “out of school settings” within the youth sector to deliver sexual health education to young people - 12 youth workers availed of this training delivered by HIV Ireland
- promoting awareness around LGBTI, sexual health and mental health - 12 youth workers availed of this training delivered by BeLongTo and Jigsaw Ireland
- establishing a LGBTI support group for young people - the Youth Café at the Acorn Project, Edenderry acted as the lead partner for the establishment of this group. The group can be contacted on 046 97 32854