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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Sligo Leitrim's plan now available

Feb-20-2018
A three-year Children and Young People’s Plan 2017 to 2019 has been developed and is being implemented by the Sligo Leitrim CYPSC.

It’s all about Participation

Jan-22-2018
Learn about the many examples of good participation practice happening in services for children and young people in Ireland.

Children’s Research Digest

Jun-30-2017
The latest edition of the Children’s Research Digest focuses on building resilience and enhancing social support in the lives of children and young people in Ireland.  Published in an accessible format it is of particular relevance to practitioners working in the field of children and young people.