Local Resources

CYPSC Weekly Newsletter

A weekly newsletter is published covering counties Carlow and Kilkenny.  This contains information on events, courses and other happenings which are relevant to parents and professionals working with children, young people and families.

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Healthy Streets Programme

The Healthy Streets Programme, a healthy lifestyles programme for families, has been developed by the Healthy and Active subgroup of CYPSC.  This programme has been rolled out in towns and villages throughout the county by Bagenalstown and Forward Steps Family Resource Centres and St. Catherine's Community Services Centre with funding from Healthy Ireland. 

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Mental Health Pathways

Carlow CYPSC has developed a poster which outlines the mental health and wellbeing services for children and young people in the county, and how to access them

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Sociodemographic Profile of County Carlow

This Sociodemograhic Profile of the county was commissioned by County Carlow LCDC, with its primary focus  focus is on the people of Carlow. It  provides extensive and comprehensive data in respect of the composition of Carlow’s population and allows the local authority and other bodies to identify the issues that affect the people of Carlow and to agree, with them and with other relevant stakeholders, the strategies and actions that are required to address issues and to enable all parts of the county to realise their respective potentialsdata on many areas of activity


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Family Support

The CYPSC and Tusla Child and Famiy Networks proovde information on Parenting Programmes and Family Support in the county

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Literacy Support  - Story Streets Library Programme

Story Streets is a family literacy research project set in three disadvantaged communities in Carlow and based on the Healthy Streets model of delivery

Story Streets aimed to:
• encourage families to read together
• help people who don’t use the library to join and start to use their local public library
• help library staff to improve the ways they involve people in their local public library
• develop a learning model to help community development.

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