"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 Building a Happy Baby Campaign is an international, Unicef promoted, campaign aimed at addressing myths that circulate among parents of young babies. The Early Years Sub-group of Galway CYPSC is delighted to bring this campaign to Galway.
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.
Parents need to mind themselves so that they can mind their children. This is just one of the messages from Parenting Limerick who hosted a morning on Parental Health and Well-being in April.
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.
Each and every CYPSC in Ireland is committed to strengthening parenting support in their area. This stems from a well-established recognition by CYPSC of positive parenting for improving outcomes for children and young people.
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.
The website www.loveparenting.ie won two awards at the recent Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards on Thursday the 6th of October.
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.
Limerick CYPSC are hosting a Positive Parenting Event on Thursday 21st April 2016. Social worker and best-selling author of books on Parenting and Positive Psychology, Dr. John Sharry, will be the main speaker.
The Parenting Support Initiative (PSI) is a three year grants programme which provides funding to projects which support parents in their parenting role. PSI mainly focuses on parents with children who are between 0 and 3 years of age although some projects also support parents in the ante-natal stage. The Initiative is a collaborative partnership between the Katharine Howard Foundation (KHF) and the Community Foundation of Ireland (CFI).
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.