Social Inclusion Cross-Sector Approach

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Social inclusion and poverty among young people has increased during the economic crisis.The Westpoint-Sustainable Community Development Youth Strategy aims to:

  • Realise the full potential of youth work and youth centres as a means of inclusion
  • Encourage a cross-sector approach to address exclusion in areas such as education, employment and social inclusion
  • Support the development of intercultural awareness and combat prejudice
  • Support information and education for young people about their rights
  • Address the issues of homelessness, housing, and poverty
  • Promote access to quality services – e.g. transport, inclusion, health, and social services
  • Promote specific support for young families