Step Up Project

Service Details

Target Age

  • 19 - 24 years


  • Youth Work
  • Mental Health
  • Employment & Welfare
  • Training

Support Type

  • In-person - Group
  • In-person - One-to-one


  • Offaly

Contact Details

Contact Person(s)

Hazel Daly


Millenium House, Tullamore, Co. Offaly R35Y7P2


087 7002521

Contact Hours

9am to 5pm
Mon to Fri


Emergency Assistance

Open Up is not a crisis service. If you or someone you know needs immediate help please contact one of the services below immediately.

If someone is hurt or in danger call the emergency services straight away. Emergency services can be contacted at any time by dialling 999 or 112 in Republic of Ireland or 112 in Europe.

Additional Service Information

Referral Process

  • Self-referral
  • GP referral
  • Other healthcare/socialcare provider
  • Referral with parental consent for under 18's

Service Description

The project is for young people aged 16-29 years old with a Mild Disability or Mild Mental Health concern wishing to go back to education or find employment. On completion of the Programme we help Participants secure a work placement to gain work experience, paid work or secure a place on a training programme to up skill.

List of Services Available

Group work which includes but is not limited to Computer Literacy Classes, Personal Development and Communications, Career Exploration and Manual Handling.

One-to-one meetings where you work on a personal progression plan which helps you to figure out what your goals are and how best to achieve them.

Wheelchair Access


Before this website came along, we weren’t sure what services were available locally and how to access them. It’s great to now see them all listed in one place with lots of useful information and contact details.