Tusla has recently published it's Strategic Plan for Foster Care Services 2022-2025. The overall approach of this plan is to improve Alternative Care Services for children and young people who cannot live at home for periods of their lives.
Sligo Leitrim CYPSC’s Child and Youth Domestic Violence Working Group aims to raise awareness and educate young people about domestic violence and coercive control.
A new group of students recently commenced their studies on the Certificate in Understanding and Responding to Domestic and Gender-based Violence and Abuse at South East Technological University.
A super-fun Summer is in play for Donegal. There’s a lot going on, and all of it organised by local groups...
Service providers and practitioners who are working with families in International Protection, Emergency accommodation and with families displaced from Ukraine are invited to attend My Place to Play Baby and Toddler Briefing Sessions.
“My Place to Play” promotes the importance of play; increases developmental activities for babies including tummy time and sensory development; and encourages parent-child bonding.
A new free Parent Support Line is now available in Donegal. The Donegal Parent Support line is being co-ordinated by the Donegal Family Resource Centre Network in association with a wide range of community and voluntary organisations involved in family support.
Community and voluntary organisations on the ground in Donegal are working hard to try and alleviate the level of hardship being encountered as a result of COVID-19.
The reasons for school refusal are multi-faceted and complex. On any given day in Ireland 6% of the total school going population, 60,000 children and young people, miss school.
A cavalcade of cars, of Staff and of Volunteers set off from the Bluestack Special Needs Foundation in Donegal Town to deliver sensory support gift bags to help families to cope during the COVID-19 public health restrictions.
Big inter-agency effort: 2,000 Activity Packs for children aged 4 to 12 years being distributed to support Louth families staying at home at this time.
Children and Young People's Services Committees are pleased to support the Children's Rights Alliance's newly launched Food Provision Scheme.
Seminar held to look at experiences of using the Non Violent Resistance (NVR) programme to address the complex problem of Child-to-Parent Violence.
An interagency response to support the development needs of the growing number of children living in or born in to homelessness has won a 2019 Irish Healthcare Centre Award.
Cork has launched parenting support leaflets providing practical advice to help parents support their child’s social and emotional wellbeing.