Information and Counseling Center is a part of Youth Center
responsible for gathering, processing and distributing of youth-related
information. The Center also coordinates informing, councelling and research
and acts on the basis of youth work principles (Youth Policy and Youth Work
Strategy for 2006-2013)
Information Center is in charge of organization of
mass events, most popular of which is the traditional information fair
Orientiir, as well as seminars, and thematic trainings on such topics as
volunteering, youth participation, further education, study and work abroad).
also produces printed materials both for the youths and those who work with
youths: NiVOO magazine, information leaflets, journals, guidelines, CDs with
information on topical issues.
Our Information Center
cooperates with Töötukassa
(Unemployment Fund), Estonian Rescue Service, County Authorities,
local educational organizations (schools and higher educational
establishments), and NGOs (AMOR, ESTYES, Living for Tomorrow, etc.)
The Center has a
considerable amount of resources among which we can list an information hall,
where a visitor might use the Internet for information search and pick up a
brochure or information leaflet on relevant issue, two rooms for seminars and
trainings, library with methodological literature for those involved in and
with youth work, and an information portal catering for the needs of youths not
just in Narva but in the entire county.
In its activities
the Center uses innovative methods of youth work. A lot of attention is given
to youth participation in informing young people (young people for young
people). The specialists are constantly keeping abreast with the latest
developments in the field through active participation in trainings both in Estonia
and beyond, participating in international projects and cooperating with
national and international organizations dealing with information services for
and Counseling Center is always open for cooperation at
the local, European and world-wide levels.