Minister for Children, Disability, Equality, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, T.D. today launched the Parent and Toddler Group Grants Initiative 2023. The Minister has secured funding of €250,000, which will be allocated to Parent and Toddler Groups nationwide through local City/Coun
Dear Service Provider, Review & Confirm: Under the Core Funding Programme service providers are required to Review and Confirm their Core Funding Application information throughout the programme year. The first Review and Confirm window will open on Thursday 12th January until Wednesday 18th Jan
The DCEDIY published a new National Action Plan for Childminding in late April 20 Important links – Website full URL – https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/df207-national-action-plan-for-childminding-2021-2028/ URL short link redirect – gov.ie/childminding Facebook page – https://www.
A message from Minister Zappone: I am very pleased to launch the Early Years Sector Profile Report for 2017/2018. This is the third year I have had the pleasure of launching the report, which comes at a time of continued and rapid growth for the early years sector. My Department has overseen greater
The Government has today unveiled ‘First 5’, Ireland’s first ever cross-Departmental strategy to support babies, young children and their families. The ambitious ten-year plan will deliver: 1. A broader range of options for parents to balance working and caring 2. A new model of pa
The TUSLA Inspection tool is now available to be downloaded and viewed at the link below. The inspection tool to be used by Tusla Inspectors until the Quality Regulatory Framework is published As you maybe aware the CHILD CARE ACT 1991 (EARLY YEARS SERVICES) REGULATIONS 2016 are now in force. TUSLA
Dear Providers, Below you will find some helpful resources to help you manage, control and prevent infectious diseases and identify notifiable disease. HPSC is part of the Health Service Executive and works in partnership with health service providers and sister organisations in Ireland and around t
‘A Step by Step Guide to becoming a Professional Childminder’ has been developed for anyone interested in accessing information about setting up/developing a childminding business in their own home.