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Application for a DCYA reference number for the purposes of applying for Capital Funding 2019

In late December 2018, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, TD announced the priorities for 2019’s Early Learning and Care and School Age Capital programmes. The Minister has secured €9m for capital grants across 2019. The budget for the Early Learning and Care and School Age Capital programmes has been set […]

AIM supports

The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to promote inclusion and to ensure that all children with can meaningfully participate in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) free pre-school programme in mainstream pre-school settings.AIM is a child-centered model, offering a range ofuniversal and targeted supports to services. It offers […]

Free evening public talk by Dr John Sharry on ‘Solution Focus Parenting’

A healthy parent-child relationship is the greatest protective factor to support better outcomes for children and young people. We are delighted to share information on a public talk by Dr John Sharry on ‘Solution Focus Parenting: Learning how to encourage your children’s strengths and to solve problems in a stress free way!’ This ‘Healthy Ireland’ […]

New Affordable Childcare Scheme to open for applications in October 2019

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has announced that the new Affordable Childcare Scheme will open for applications in mid- October 2019, with payments flowing from November 2019. The scheme will offer a single, easy to access system of financial subsidies towards childcare for families in Ireland.  Through this, it will enhance […]