News and Events

Full marks for new Homework Club

By cypscAdmin Thursday, 10th November 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Education.
A new Homework Club for children living in the Ballybane area of Galway City was officially launched by Mayor of Galway City, Councillor Noel Larkin.

Seed funding for CYPSC

By cypscAdmin Tuesday, 25th October 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Funding.
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has issued a call for funding applications to support local CYPSC work.  

News from DCYA

By cypscAdmin Thursday, 20th October 2016 | 0 comments
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) has issued the second edition of their Better Outcomes Brighter Futures newsletter.

Wexford CYPSC Website Launch

By cypscAdmin Friday, 14th October 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Family Support.
Wexford CYPSC launched its new website on Thursday 14th October. The website contains information on services and supports available for children, young people and families in County Wexford. 

Parent Hub Donegal Launch

By cypscAdmin Wednesday, 5th October 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Family Support.
The Donegal Parent Hub Committee hosted a Family Support Information Day attended by over 100 professionals and volunteers working in County Donegal.

Using Research to Improve Practice

By cypscAdmin Monday, 3rd October 2016 | 0 comments
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and the Children’s Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland are co-hosting a one-day seminar on the 6th October 2016 for those interested in using research evidence to inform their work. 

Promoting disability awareness

By cypscadmin Thursday, 4th August 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Funding.
The Department of Justice and Equality invites applications from voluntary, not-for-profit organisations for its Disability Awareness Raising Grant Scheme 2016.  The aim is to support the promotion of positive attitudes towards persons with disabilities.

The Hive

By cypscadmin Tuesday, 28th June 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Youth.
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.

Making every contact count

By cypscAdmin Friday, 24th June 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health, Parenting Support, Family Support.
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.  

From Welfare to Well-Being

By cypscAdmin Friday, 17th June 2016 | 0 comments
Filed under: Implementation.
At a recent conference in Dundalk, County Louth, delegates heard how agencies have come together to break down barriers and take a truly holistic approach to child well-being and family support.

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