Safeguarding Children and Young People in Mayo Initiative

The Safeguarding Children and Young People in Mayo Initiative is a partnership of agencies who are members of the Mayo Children and Young Peoples Services Committee (CYPSC).This partnership is committed to ensuring that children and young people participate in safe and positive environments in services, clubs and activities provided in County Mayo. The initiative is being led by the Child Safeguarding Subgroup of Mayo CYPSC.

To book a place on one of the online webinars, please follow the links below:

Launch - October 1st - 2:30pm  

Children First Introductory  & Child Safeguarding Statement briefing - October 21st - 7:30pm

Children First Introductory  & Child Safeguarding Statement briefing - November 25th - 2:30pm

Children First Introductory  & Child Safeguarding Statement briefing - December 8th - 7:30pm

Designated Liaison Person briefing - October 28th - 7:30pm

Designated Liaison Person briefing - December 16th - 3:30pm 

Awareness of the impact of domestic abuse on children briefing - October 6th - 7:30pm

Awareness of the impact of domestic abuse on children briefing - November 30th - 2:30pm

Awareness of diversity and inclusion of children briefing - October 19th - 2:30pm

Awareness of diversity and inclusion of children briefing - October 26th - 7:30pm

Dealing with bullying of children and young people briefing - November 17th - 7:30pm

Resources are available here:

Children First Leaflet

Safeguarding Children and young People in our Organisation Leaflet

Reporting Procedure Poster

Safeguarding Checklist Poster

Further Information:

Tusla Children First Information and Advice Officer,

Child & Family Agency,

St. Mary's Hospital,

Castlebar,

Co. Mayo

094 9042579

sandra.claxton@tusla.ie 


Further information, resources and guidance on the broader area of child safeguarding is available on the Safeguarding Children and Young People Subgroup resources page