News and Events

National Steering Group Update

By cypscAdmin Tuesday, 1st March 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Implementation.
The CYPSC National Steering Group met three times in 2015. This year was focussed on group formation and began the process of developing a work plan for 2016 into 2017.

Slán Agus Beannacht A Cathaoirleach

By cypscAdmin Monday, 29th February 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Implementation.
Our committed and experienced Chairperson Dr. Sheelah Ryan notified the national CYPSC Steering Group at it’s February meeting of her intention to step down from her chairing role.

Taking Steps to Curb Domestic Abuse - Louth

By cypscAdmin Monday, 18th January 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Safe & Protected.
Dundalk Institute of Technology have launched an accredited Certificate in the Fundamentals of Understanding and Responding to Domestic Abuse. The programme was launched on 14th January 2016 and is the first of its kind in Ireland, accredited in Ireland.

Kerry CYPSC Launch Social Media Campaign

By cypscAdmin Friday, 15th January 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Participation, Youth.
Kerry Children and Young People’s Services Committee launched their ‘#Connected Respected’ Social Media Campaign on Friday 15th January 2016. The campaign seeks to hear the voice of young people in Kerry in order to better inform the work of Kerry CYPSC.

Recruiting CYPSC Co-ordinators

By cypscAdmin Friday, 4th December 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Implementation, Funding.
Tusla the Child and Family Agency is now recruiting for CYPSC Co-ordinators to support Children and Young People’s Services Committees in their work to bring together a diverse group of agencies in local county areas to engage in joint planning and co-ordination of services for children and young people.

SPECS Launch - Prevention & Early Intervention

By cypscAdmin Tuesday, 1st December 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Family Support.
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.

Invitation to National Youth Strategy launch

By cypscadmin Friday, 2nd October 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Policy, Youth.
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs launches the National Youth Strategy 2015 - 2020 on the 8th October 2015. Development of the Strategy has  been informed by extensive consultation with young people, those working with young people, and key stakeholders.

Lets Talk Wellbeing

By cypscAdmin Thursday, 1st October 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health.
The Irish Primary Principals' Network (IPPN) and National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD) are organising a one day symposium on the 4th November 2015 titled 'Emotional Wellbeing – at the heart of school communities'. The event is setting out to challenge current thinking on how emotional wellbeing is handled in the education sector and what we can all do to embed a culture of wellbeing in our schools.

YNOW Magazine

By cypscAdmin Wednesday, 30th September 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Youth.
YNOW is a magazine aimed at youth work staff, volunteers, members of youth projects and clubs and those in services that have an interest in the development of young people. The latest edition of YNOW is out and carries an article on CYPSC.

Kerry CYPSC Launch the THINK About Alcohol Booklet

By cypscAdmin Monday, 28th September 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health.
The Drugs and Alcohol Working Group of Kerry CYPSC launched the ‘THINK About Alcohol’ booklet on the 28th September 2015. The booklet provides information for young people and their parents on alcohol and issues relating to alcohol use in order to help them to discuss alcohol openly and honestly.

Involving Children and Young People in CYPSC

By cypscAdmin Friday, 25th September 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Participation.
In developing their three-year strategic plans CYPSC undertake to consult with children and young people. This happens in a variety of ways across different counties and includes work with each county’s Comhairle na nÓg (Child and Youth Council). The role and involvement of children and young people in CYPSC is to be strengthened and developed going forward. 

Local Economic and Community Plan for Wicklow

By cypscAdmin Thursday, 17th September 2015 | 0 comments
Wicklow Children and Young People's Services Committee have made a submission to Wicklow Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) to inform the development of Wicklow's Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP). The role of the LCDC is to enhance the strategic planning and co-ordination of local and community development activity.

Community Food Initiatives Benefit Children and Young People

By cypscAdmin Wednesday, 16th September 2015 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health.
Healthy Food for All (HFfA) is an all-island charity addressing food poverty by promoting access, availability and affordability of healthy food for low-income groups. Food poverty is defined as the “inability to access a nutritionally adequate diet and the related impacts on health, culture and social participation.”

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