"Accomplish your goals in life, and you will succeed in everything you believe in. You’ll get all the support you need"

"It’s easier than school.. There’s no pressure"
 "It’s not just about education; they will help you out in your personal life. They help and support you in any way they can"
"Trust for me is a big issue, but you can put your trust in Dóchas don Óige"
"It’s very easy to come to this place, it’s a brilliant place to be"
"The (Burren) was the best craic I ever had in my life"
"I’d rather been in here getting an education than sitting at home doing nothing"
"It makes you feel good and safe coming in here"
"It’s all given to you, pens, books and everything. You just have to show up"

Trainee Application Form

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Otherwise, fill in the fields below and submit the form, using the button at the bottom of the page

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Applicant Name:*
Mobile Number:*
Landline Number:
Medical card:
Medical History: (to include Mental Health and any medications currently prescribed)
Doctor's name:
Doctor's contact details:

Referee Information: 

Referrer : (The person recommending Dóchas don Óige)
Date of referral:
Contact Number:
Last School attended:*
Date finished school: *
Age when finished school?*
In what school year:
Certification achieved:
Subjects and results:
Any learning disabilities or difficulties: :
Any other courses attended:

Offending History

Offences pending:
Cautions received: (to include offence, date and by whom)
Court History:
Next court date: (which court and what offences)
Court conditions/sanctions and expiry dates:
Probation officers name: (if any)
Probation bond /supervision/community service expiry date
Gardaí case manager: (if any)
Other agencies involved: (Social services, Jigsaw, addiction outreach)
Parent/Guardian Name: (if under 18)
Parent/Guardian Contact details:( If under 18 )
Parent/Guardian Address:(if under 18)
Interests and hobbies:
Member of any club:
Any other relevant information:

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Dóchas don Óige, Liosban Industrial Estate, Tuam Road, Galway, H91 V20H
Tel: 091 770887 Fax: 091 770899