Prevention, Partnership and Family Support
Chair: Steve Wrenn, Prevention, Partnership and Family Support Manager, Midlands Area, Tusla
National Outcome: Safe and Protected from Harm
The main agenda of the Prevention, Partnership and Family Support subgroup is to support the development of the Child and Family Support Network and Meitheal Practice Model across the Child and Family Support Networks in Longford Westmeath.
Child and Youth Participation
Chair: Eileen Finan, Project Manager, Family Resource Centre
National Outcome: Connected, Respected and Contributing to their World
The main agenda of the Child and Youth Participation subgroup is to create opportunities for children and young people to be involved in influencing, shaping, designing and contributing to policy and the development of services and programmes within the two counties of Longford and Westmeath.
Early Years Learning
Chair: Muriel Flynn, Manager, Westmeath County Childcare Committee
National Outcome: Achieving their full potential in all areas of Learning and Development
The main agenda of the Early Years Learning subgroup is to support the design, delivery and integration of services available to young children, from birth to six, and their families in Longford and Westmeath. To identify issues and challenges within the sector and support the LW CYPSC to identify opportunities and find creative solutions.
Chair: Clare Deane, Assistant Director, Barnardos
Transformational Goals: Support Parents and Earlier Intervention and Prevention
The main agenda of the Parenting Support subgroup is to improve the quality of life for children and families through the delivery of valued and effective parenting support programmes and practices in Longford and Westmeath.
The LW CYPSC subgroups listed above, have representatives from the key statutory, community and voluntary sectors so as to facilitate a coordinated approach in our work, reduce possible duplication, identify service blocks and address any service gaps across Longford and Westmeath.
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