Blakestown & Mountview Youth Initiatve

About us

Blakestown Mountview Youth Initiative (BMYI) was established in 1998. BMYI is a non-profit registered charity organisation, with the aim to support young people and their families in the Dublin 15 community to reach their full potential. BMYI is funded through the HSE, Blanchardstown Local Drug Alcohol Task Force (BLDATF) and TUSLA Child & Family Agency. 

BMYI provides a 3-strand approach, youth, family and educational support. BMYI deliver a range of evidence based programmes to support the well-being and development of young people and their families. 

BMYI offers a holistic approach to support young people, their families and the wider community, through individualised support programmes, group work, a variety of non-formal educational approaches and interventions. The work of BMYI is underpinned by principles of empowerment, inclusion, equality and voluntary participation. 

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Support Young People & Families

At BMYI, we're committed to providing evidence based programmes to young people, their families and community stake holders in the Blanchardstown area (Dublin 15).

Youth and Family Support Services

Youth Development

Youth Development

Youth Development  focuses on providing opportunities to empower young people to reach their full potential though a variety of initiatives and interventions to promote critical, social, personal and emotional development.

This is done through, 1:1 support, group work and outreach.

Programmes Include;

Drug Prevention Programme
Alcohol Awareness Programmes
Criminal Justice Awareness
Youth Participation
Mental Health & Wellbeing
Physical Education Classes
Relationships & Sexuality Education
Self Esteem & Self Confidence
Anger Management  
Online Safety Awareness
Summer Programme 
Interest Based Activities
Residentials

Family Support

Family Support

BMYI provides a space for families to engage in a range of evidence based programmes and activities that strengthen family cohesion and positive community engagement. BMYI prioritises inclusion to those who are vulnerable, disadvantaged experiencing or, at risk of addiction. This is facilitated through 1:1 Support Group work and evidence based programmes and interventions.

Programmes Include;  

Family Mediation 
Mindfulness / Self Care 
5 Step Method 
Family Communication 
Strengthening Families
Information and Advocacy 
Parent’s Interest Groups
Parent’s Fitness Group 
Signposting and referrals

Lifeskills

Lifeskills

BMYI provides support to empower young people and their families to reach their unique potential and develop thir skills and capacity . This is achieved through 1:1 individual tailored interventions  & group work. The focus of our interventions  are underpinned by education and development of key life skills, to support young people and their families to thrive in all aspects of their lives. 

Programmes Include;

Employability, Training & Preparation  
Problem Solving
Time Management
Adaptability
Social / Emotional Intelligence
Financial Management
Leadership
Critical & Creative Thinking
Decision-Making
Effective Communication
Interpersonal Relationships 

Education

Education

Educational supports targets young people at risk of early school leaving, school refusals or young people who require additional educational support. All programmes can be provided through groupwork or in a 1-1 setting. BMYI provides a collaborative approach with other local educational stakeholders to identify supports that compliment their educational experience. 

Programmes Include; 

Alcohol Awareness   
Drug Prevention 
Mental Health Awareness 
Mindfulness & Wellbeing Awareness 
Life & Employability Skills 
Health Fitness & Nutrition 
State Exam & Study Skills Support  
CBA / LCA Support 
School Retention & Support 
Digital & Online Safety 
3rd Level Educational Support 
Civic & Social Education 

Interagency and Collaboration

Interagency and Collaboration

BMYI collaborates with a range of services  and stakeholders to support the needs and interests of the Dublin 15 community. 

Stakeholders Iclude;

Local Schools 
TUSLA Child and Family Agency  
Pieta House  
CAMHS  
SASSY  
NYP   
Foroige  
BLADTF   
Local Education providers  
Leargas   
Gaisce   
NYCI     

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The fast and furious 😂Enjoying our little bit of sunshine today!This is an amazing group of young adults who have participated in a physical education programme at BMYI. As part of their programme BMYI brought this high energetic group to Jumpzone, as a reward for all their hard gym sessions throughout the year. 
A big thank you to all the group, and their dedicated leaders, Jennifer and Aine. 

BMYI continually strive to be inclusive. Supporting a diverse range of young people, young adults & groups who can benefit from our 3 strand approach to support. Youth development, family support and educational support.The boys braving the canal jump on BMYI’s first day of our summer program.
Thanks to @bys_ballyfermotyouthservice for a great dayWe would like to say a big thank you to the Blanchardstown @community.creditunion who donated €3,000 to BMYI! This money will be used for ongoing support to young people, families and the local community.  BMYI have forms in our office to help you get started on becoming a member of the credit union!Good luck to everyone starting their exams today!Ladies at work ❤️Thanks so much @dublinzoo_official for our very fun 4 week education programme! We all really enjoyed learning about the different species, getting a chance to hold some insects and make some snacks for the howler and squirrel monkeys!