Donegal CYPSC launched it's Children & Young People’s Plan 2018-2020 with a Learning Seminar entitled, ‘Re-imagining Disability; from Accepting Diversity to True Inclusion’.
Learn about the many examples of good participation practice happening in services for children and young people in Ireland.
A key finding from a Mental Health Needs Assessment, carried out by the National Youth Health Programme, was the need to support organisations, practitioners and young people access appropriate mental health services.
Members of the Monaghan Youth Networks Sub-group have developed an information leaflet about keeping young people safe, with support from the Monaghan Joint Policing Committee and funding from Monaghan Children and Young People Services Committee.
Roscommon CYPSC recently launched an initiative to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender young people in the County. It includes a specially designed LGBT-friendly symbol for services, businesses, offices and centres to display as a sign of support.
Promoting positive mental health was the theme of the West Cork Youth Mental Health Day that took place recently.
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.
On 16th January, 2017 the Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee, TD, launched new resources designed in County Meath to support young peoples' transitions from primary to post-primary school.
The Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee, TD will launch new resources designed in County Meath to support young peoples' transitions from primary to post-primary school.
Galway CYPSC recently supported the development of a new set of guidelines for the protection and safety of young people at youth discos, party nights and events.
Roscommon CYPSC recently supported a Youth Work Fair which was the first event of its kind in the county. The Fair entitled “Creativity in Youth Work Fair” focused on creative approaches to youth work and the potential of entrepreneurship and creativity for young people in the County.
Kildare CYPSC Chairperson, Patricia Finlay and Kildare CYPSC members were delighted to join the local community in welcoming Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone to Kildare Town where she officially launched the Hive, Kildare’s new innovative youth hub.
Youth Action Project Sligo (YAPS) is very active within the Sligo Leitrim CYPSC as a member of a number of CYPSC sub groups.
Letterkenny Young Carers' Group are holding a Workshop for Key Stakeholders on Wednesday 20th April 2016 in County Donegal.