ATTENTION all Donegal CYPSC Members Exciting Events in April 2017


Special CYPSC Seminar - 12th April 2017

Outcomes Based Planning  & Measuring Outcomes

Trainer Peter Walker HSE, featuring a Guest Speaker from NUIG

Donegal Children & Young People’s Services Committee (CYPSC) and Subcommittees are currently engaging in a planning process for the new Children & Young People’s Plan (CYPP) 2017 – 2020.

This Seminar will support our valued CYPSC Members with the planning process and ensure that we all approach the development of this new Children & Young People’s Plan in the same way. All Donegal CYPSC Members and Subcommittee members are encouraged to attend.

Please contact to register your place.

12th April 2017

Venue: LYIT Main Building – Ask at Reception for Directions

Time: 9.30am to 13.00pm


Special CYPSC Event– 27th April 2017

‘Celebrating Achievements’

Donegal Children & Young People’s Services Committee (CYPSC) and Subcommittees have engaged in successful inter-agency projects to improve outcomes for Children & Young People in Donegal for several years.

The Celebrating Achievement Event is an opportunity to celebrate what has been achieved, facilitate networking across Donegal CYPSC and Subcommittees and motivate and re-energise Donegal CYPSC.  This is also an opportunity to promote this valuable work to the wider community.

Further details to follow.

Please contact to register your place.

27th April 2017

Venue: TBC

Time: TBC


Outcome 1: Active & Healthy, Physical & Mental Well-being

Sub Committees:

Health & Well-Being: Chair Peter Walker HSE (Currently being re-constituted)

  • Meeting dates: St Ciaran's meeting room, St Conals, Letterkenny - 16th January, 27th February, 14 April,

Young Carers Project Implementation Group - Chair Tony McDaid Raphoe FRC

  • Meeting dates: The Loft, Letterkenny - 19th January, 23rd March, 25th May, 20th July, 21st Sept, 23rd November, 

Young Carers Group -  Facilitator Frankie McCreevy Donegal Youth Service

Well-being Guidelines in Schools - Chair Anne Sheridan HSE

Parent Hub - Chair Nicola Harvey Tusla

  • Meeting dates: St Conal's Letterkenny- 17th Jauuary, 14th February, 14th March, 11th April, 16th May, 13th June, 12th Sept, 14th November, 


Outcome 2: Achieving Full Potential in Learning and Development

Sub Committees:

Education & Learning - Chair Sandra Buchanan ETB

  • Meeting dates: ETB office, Mc Kendrik Place, Letterkenny - 8th Februray, 12th April, 14th June, 13th Sept, 15th Nov, 

Literacy, Read Donegal - Chair Maureen Kerr Donegal County Council Library Service

Early Years - Chair Mary Walker Callaghan Lifestart 

Click here for key points from their meeting 8th Feb 2017


Outcome 3: Safe and Protected from Harm

Sub Committees:

Safe & Secure (Children First)-  Joint Chair Michael Harrison Garda Síochana and Michael Gallagher Tusla                         (Currently being re-constituted)

Prevention Partnership & Family Support - Chair Joe Cullen Tusla (Currently under construction)


Outcome 4: Economic Security & Opportunity

Sub Committees:

Economic Well-being - Chair Liam Ward Donegal County Council

  • Meeting dates: Public Services Centre, Letterkenny - 1st February, 29th March, 24th May, 19th July, 27th Sept, 29th November, 

Transformational Goals & Emerging Issues:

Sub Committees:

Planning and Information- Chair Michael Gallagher 

  • Meeting dates: St Conals Conference Room, Letterkenny, - 26th January


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