Parent & Toddler Group Grants for 2023

March 13, 2023 0 Comments

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/County Childcare Committees (CCCs). From today, Parent and Toddler Groups are invited to make an …

Core Funding

January 11, 2023 0 Comments

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 January inclusive. It is important the Review and Confirm process is completed …

National Action Plan for Childminding.

May 5, 2021 0 Comments

The DCEDIY published a new National Action Plan for Childminding in late April 20 Important links – Website full URL – URL short link redirect – Facebook page – YouTube channel – NAPC video ENG – NAPC video GA –  

Early Years Sector Report

December 12, 2018 0 Comments

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 state investment …

Government launches First 5

November 20, 2018 0 Comments

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 parenting support 3.    New developments in child health, including a dedicated …

TUSLA Inspection Tool

July 13, 2016 0 Comments

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 intends to accompany these …

Notifiable Diseases

June 8, 2016 0 Comments

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 the world, to provide the best possible information for the …

A Step by Step Guide to Becoming a Professional Childminder

Tipperary Childcare Committee
February 14, 2015 0 Comments

‘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.