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Want To Talk About Your LC Results/CAO??

Congratulations, you or somebody close to you has received their Leaving Certificate Results. What’s next? I am sure there are many questions that need answering, especially in this time of uncertainty and upset. Whether you are happy, unhappy or indifferent about the results you received, there are supports there for you!

Getting information and support online

Youth Information Chat is an online chat service operated by Youth Information Centres across Ireland and It’s as easy as a WhatsApp conversation. The chat service connects young people or parents with a professional Youth Information Officer who can provide them with information and talk through their options. During the Leaving Cert results and CAO offers, the Youth Information Chat will be there to answer your questions. The chat is available from 4pm to 8pm, Monday to Friday all year round. The service will be operating extended hours on the following days:

Monday 7th September: 12pm – 9pm
Tuesday 8th September: 12pm – 9pm
Friday 11th September: 12pm – 9pm

Chat now to a trained Youth Information Officer.

Some of the things you can speak to a Youth Information Officer include:

Appealing a calculated grade
Deciding to sit an exam in November
What to do if you didn’t get the points you were hoping for
How the CAO system works
Your options if you don’t want to go to college
Other questions about the Leaving Cert or your future

Chat now to a trained Youth Information Officer.

Talk to someone about how you’re feeling

If you’re feeling upset or overwhelmed about your results, the CAO, or your plans for the future, 50808 is an anonymous 24/7 text message support service that can connect you with a trained volunteer who will listen to you and help you to move forward feeling better.

Free-text YIC to 50808 to get started.

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