News and Events

Happy and Healthy Volcano

By cypscadmin Friday, 1st June 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health, Participation.
Using creative means to communicate, children explain to parents what they need to be happy and healthy when Roscommon CYPSC launched findings from their extensive consultation process with children.  

Kildare Children and Young People’s Services Committee Statement

By cypscadmin Friday, 25th May 2018 | 0 comments
Following the tragic death of Anastasia Kriegel, and the effect this has had on children, families and communities in the area, the Kildare Children and Young People’s Services Committee (CYPSC) has established a range of supports for children and families during this difficult time.

Mayo Edible Landscape

By cypscadmin Wednesday, 9th May 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health.
An exciting new initiative called Mayo Edible Landscape Project, funded by Healthy Ireland, aims to involve local youth and community groups in informing and shaping their local environment, tackling climate change and ensuring food sustainability.

Quality and Capacity Building

By cypscadmin Thursday, 5th April 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Funding.
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has announced a new €2m fund to support disadvantaged young people.  This fund is open to community, voluntary and not-for-profit organisations to apply.

Building Happier Babies

By cypscadmin Wednesday, 14th March 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health, Parenting Support.
The Building a Happy Baby Campaign is an international, Unicef promoted, campaign aimed at addressing myths that circulate among parents of young babies. The Early Years Sub-group of Galway CYPSC is delighted to bring this campaign to Galway.

Priorities for Wexford

By cypscadmin Friday, 2nd March 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Implementation.
Wexford Children & Young People's Services Committee's plan identifies priorities and commitments for collaboration for children and young people right through to 2019.

Social Innovation Fund

By cypscadmin Monday, 26th February 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Funding.
Social Innovation Fund Ireland has recently announced two new youth funds that are now open for applications. 

Children’s Research Digest

By cypscAdmin Friday, 30th June 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: Evidence.
The latest edition of the Children’s Research Digest focuses on building resilience and enhancing social support in the lives of children and young people in Ireland.  Published in an accessible format it is of particular relevance to practitioners working in the field of children and young people.

A Participation Project with a difference

By cypscAdmin Monday, 26th June 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: Participation.
There is huge excitement and enthusiasm amongst the children and young people of Longford and Westmeath, who recently participated in the Longford Westmeath CYPSC, Child and Youth Participation Project. 

Youth Mental Health Signposting Tool

By cypscAdmin Friday, 9th June 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health, Youth.
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.

Impact of Early Childhood on Future Health

By cypscAdmin Thursday, 8th June 2017 | 0 comments
Filed under: Health.
A new report from the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) calls for investment in dedicated early childhood health services and for the implementation of five key actions to strengthen the role of health services in the lives of children. One such action is to better support health sector workers to engage with inter-agency initiatives such as Children and Young People’s Services Committees.

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