Children and Young People's Services Committees

Children and Young People’s Services Committees (CYPSC) are a key structure identified by Government to plan and co-ordinate services for children and young people in every county in Ireland.  The overall purpose is to improve outcomes for children and young people through local and national interagency working. 

CYPSC are county-level committees that bring together the main statutory, community and voluntary providers of services to children and young people.  They provide a forum for joint planning and co-ordination of activity to ensure that children, young people and their families receive improved and accessible services.  Their role is to enhance interagency co-operation and to realise the national outcomes set out in Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: the national policy framework for children and young people 2014 - 2020.

The ultimate goal is to improve outcomes for all children and young people in Ireland.

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Guidelines for Planning Youth Party Nights

Nov-23-2016
Galway CYPSC recently supported the development of a new set of guidelines for the protection and safety of young people at youth discos, party nights and events.

Interactive road show in County Clare

Nov-15-2016
Clare CYPSC launched its Facebook community consultation survey recently as part of an interactive road show to ask what matters to young people.