Sub-Groups

Galway CYPSC Working Groups have been established to progress implementation of the Galway Children and Young People's Plan 2016 - 2018.

Healthy and Active 0 - 3 year olds

Chair: Evelyn Fanning, Health Promotion Officer HSE

National Outcome: That children and young people are active and healthy.

Having complied a Galway City Early Years Health and Wellbeing Plan, this group is working to help give every child in Galway City the best start in life. 

Parental Mental Health and its Impact on Children Working Group

Chair: Dr. Clare Gormley, Principal Psychologist HSE

National Outcome: That children and young people are active and healthy.

This working group works to strengthen the links between services in order to reduce the negative impact of parental mental illness on children.

Internet Safety Working Group 

Chair: Rotating

National Outcome: That children and young people are safe and protected from harm.

The working group develops and provides supports for parents to keep children safe online.

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Prevention Partnership and Family Support Working Group

Chair: Susan Forde, Family Support Manager Tusla

National Outcome: That children and young people are safe and protected from harm.

This group is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Meitheal practice model as well as the Parenting Support Strategy and the Participation Strategy in county Galway. 

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