CYPSC Stories

CYPSC Stories are a series of short stories that showcase the breadth and depth of CYPSC work across two themes - interagency working and participation of children and young people. 


Interagency working

Read about how CYPSC around the country are working to ensure effective interagency co-ordination and collaboration to achieve the best outcomes for all children and young people.


"Meitheal" is the national practice model to ensure that the proper supports and services are made available to children and families when they need them.  It is helping children and families in East Wicklow. 

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Limerick CYPSC has established a new practical family support service with local partners in Limerick City. Trained ‘Homemakers’ are working with families in Limerick, to help them manage better, the daily stresses and strains of life. 

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Applying a universal approach across the Fingal CYPSC area to enhance childcare service provision and provide a range of parenting supports with lasting effect.

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Read about how CYPSC engage with children and young people through participative practice, to develop solutions to issues affecting them and their community:


Two consultations by Galway CYPSC with young people identified poor relationships with the local Gardaí. Members of the Gardaí and young people met and planned to work together.  By working together, there are reported improved relationships within the community.

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Dublin City South

This is a story about how Dublin City South CYPSC is connecting with young people on their own terms through the local youth council. As partners, they are making a positive impact on services for young people. 

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