"Explore Play Learn" an interactive, play based, showcase event for parents and their children is taking place this September in County Clare. It is one of many local events during Tusla National Child and Family Support Week.
Tusla Child and Family Agency is about to undertake its first ever national promotional campaign in print, online, on radio and outdoors to highlight the family support services it offers and funds around the country.
Wexford CYPSC and Wexford Library Service Launch “Parenting Today”: A Series of Free Talks in County Wexford Libraries in 2018.
The 'Snuggle Stories' initiative is an action under the Waterford CYPSC Family Support Sub-group. It encourages parents and children to snuggle up and get comfortable reading and rhyming together.
The newly re-designed online Wicklow Community Directory has been launched. The directory is a community-led initiative and gives information on a wide range of groups, clubs and agencies offering activities, services and supports across the whole of the county.
Dr. Geoffrey Shannon, Ireland’s Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, has applauded collaborative initiatives seeking to protect children online but says that the move toward greater cooperation between services needs to continue apace.
The Parent Hub Donegal have launched their 2017 “Make One Change” Campaign. This challenges and encourages families to make a New Year’s Resolution that improves family life.
Wexford CYPSC launched its new website on Thursday 14th October. The website contains information on services and supports available for children, young people and families in County Wexford.
The Donegal Parent Hub Committee hosted a Family Support Information Day attended by over 100 professionals and volunteers working in County Donegal.
The Nurture Programme – Infant Health and Wellbeing is a recently launched programme of work designed to improve the information and professional supports that the Health Service Executive (HSE) and its related agencies provide to parents during pregnancy and during the first three years of their baby’s life.
The Sligo Leitrim Directory (www.sligoleitrimdirectory.ie) is a new website which provides official listings of over 110 services for children, young people and families in Sligo and Leitrim.
SPECS (Supporting Parents and Early Childcare Services) was launched on Monday 30th November 2015 by Simon Harris TD, Minister of State and Dr. Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children. SPECS is a new prevention and early intervention service for families in the Greater Bray Area.
The Genesis Programme for children and families in County Louth was launched on 2nd March 2015 by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. James Reilly, TD at Dundalk’s Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Limerick Children and Young People's Services Committee, Start Right Limerick and Parenting Limerick launched the www.loveparenting.ie website and the Start Right case studies on Friday 23rd January from 11.30am - 1.30pm in Thomond Park. Minister for Education and Skills Jan O'Sullivan TD attended the event and officially launched the website and case studies.
To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Year of the Family, the Parent Hub Donegal highlighted and promoted the many different services that support children and families throughout the county.