The Southern Health and Social Care Trust recently launched a new workshop in Newry for young people with disabilities in conjunction with the social enterprise community group SPACE.

"The Good Space - Creating Connections” workshops are designed to prepare 16-17 year olds for adulthood by developing employment skills, creating connections and networking opportunities.

The Good Space premises in Marcus Street.
The Good Space premises in Marcus Street, Newry.

Mark Irwin, Operational Manager for Short Breaks said “The Good Space is a place for young people to participate in free training, socialise, learn new skills and prepare for the next chapter in their lives.”

“Young people will have the opportunity to sample a range of activities such as upcycling, designing furniture, product promotion, retail experience and digital marketing while customising their days at The Good Space.

“After a successful open day on April 20th we are extremely excited to start working with the young people that are participating in the programme.”

For more information on the service or how to get involved please contact Ruth Purdy on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel: 077 7542 0471

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