Stephanie Whiteford is Youth Work Project Coordinator of The Pod, Youth Resilience Project in Togher Family Centre since August 2020. Stephanie holds a B.A. in Early Years and Childhood Studies and a Postgraduate Diploma in Youth Work from UCC. Stephanie is currently finishing a Masters in Youth Arts and Sports Education also in UCC with a focus on the benefits of Mindfulness and Mindful Walking for young people. Stephanie has over 7 years experience working with children and young adults in her community. Stephanie holds up to date certificates in Manual Handling and ‘Introduction to Children First’ E-learning Programme.

The Pod Youth Project is run by Togher Family Centre and located in Tom O’Sullivan House in Togher