Minister O’Gorman announces €325,000 under the Parent and Toddler Group Grants Initiative 2022 From Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth Published on 13 May 2022 Last updated on 19 May 2022 Please note: If you would like an application form please email info
What is a Childminder? A childminder single-handedly cares for a small group of children in the childminder’s own home. Children are welcomed as individuals, they are offered affection and respect and their developmental and recreational needs are met. Childminders offer a flexible service, tailor
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.
Minister Zappone launches communications campaign on the National Childcare Scheme Monday 23rd September 2019 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone TD is today (Monday, 23rd September) commencing a communications campaign on the National Childcare Scheme. The Min
Parents with children going to school and availing of care in a setting in the afternoon will need to become familiar with the changes coming in with the introduction of the new School Age Childcare Regulations. Please click on the link below for more information. If you have any queries feel free t
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
Any child born after June 1st 2002 is eligible to apply for an assessment under the Disability Act regardless of their age at the time of application. Children who qualify for an assessment of need under the Act have a right to: an assessment of their health and education needs arising from their d