Access and Inclusion Model

Access and Inclusion Model   The Better Start Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programme. AIM is a child-centred model, involving seven levels of progressive support, moving from the universal to the targeted, based on the needs […]

Apply to join National Childcare Funding Programmes

Apply to join National Childcare Funding Programmes   The application process for the DCYA Childcare Funding Programmes for New Applicants 2016 is now open   Note # 1:  This process is only for NEW Service Providers wishing to participate in the DCYA Childcare Funding Programmes or existing providers opening a new service. Note # 2:  For […]

New Tax Clearance System

New Tax Clearance System   Tax Clearance is confirmation from the Revenue Commissioners that an organisation’s tax and customs affairs are in order at a particular date. From the 1st January 2016, Revenue will be changing their tax clearance application and verification systems. This is to be known as eTax Clearance. Revenue will move to providing for […]

Better Outcomes Brighter Futures

Better Outcomes Brighter Futures Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, together with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and An Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD launched ‘Better Outcomes, Brighter Futures: the National Policy Framework for Children and Young People 2014 -2020’ on the 16th of April. The launch event took place in Dublin Castle. […]