The Gibraltar Youth Service are piloting an initiative to engage young adults with mild learning difficulties, aged 18-30, in social education and activities.
The project is being announced after several months of discussions, training and planning amongst a working group of professionals from the Care Agency, the Department of Education and the Gibraltar Youth Service, all of whom will continue to be actively involved in the planning, delivery and evaluation of the project.
Commencing this week, the group will initially meet once a month during the six month pilot phase; ending September 2019, at which point the working group will evaluate the impact and progress of the project before discussing how, and if to proceed.
For the initial six month pilot the working group have identified young adults they previously or currently work with to form a group.
Organisers say that no more referrals are being accepted for the pilot phase. New referrals will be accepted and kept on record for the next phase of the initiative.
For general information about the Gibraltar Youth Service visit www.youth.gi