Parent Hub

The parent Hub offers Information regarding all things parenting including parenting courses such as Parents Plus & Triple P Parenting Programme and Webinars, talks or workshops which are upcoming, additional supports and signposting of services is also provided including parenting-24-seven. The Parent Hub offers information on different parenting programmes and supports such as Parenting24seven, and First5     

Parenting Support Champion

The parent support champion (PSC) is a Tusla supported strategy within Prevention Partnership and Family Support (PPFS).

The parent support champion is an initiative to bring together practitioners who are already involved supporting parents and families.

The role of a parent support champion is to promote parenting and family well-being and the Tusla Parenting Support Strategy “Parenting24seven, within their area by finding local opportunities to develop approaches to supporting parenting to distribute the 50 key messages and to link with Child and Young People Services Community (CYPSC) and Children and Family Support Network areas (CFSN).

Sligo Leitrim Parenting Support Strategic Plan 2022 – 2026

Our Parenting Support Plan 2022 – 2026 traces its origins to the CYPSC Learning and Development Working Group which identified the need to formulate a specific Parenting Support Strategy for Sligo and Leitrim. To progress the development of parenting strategy a Parenting Support Sub Group comprising members who have been involved in initiatives centred on supporting parents at all levels across the two counties.

In setting out our strategic focus for the coming years, the CYPSC Learning and Development Working Group undertook a searching analysis of its previous activities and initiatives, against a backdrop of significant national policy and practice development and changes.

Framework for Parenting Support Strategy for Sligo and Leitrim Consultation Report 2021

The Learning and Development Working Group of Sligo Leitrim Children and Young People’s Services Committee (CYPSC) identified the need to formulate a specific Parenting Support Strategy for Sligo and Leitrim. To progress the development of the parenting strategy a Parenting Support Sub Group was established comprising members who have been involved in initiatives centred on supporting parents at all levels across the two counties.

As part of the process of establishing a parenting support strategy for the two counties the Working Group undertook a process of consultation with parents, services and young people. The consultation process sought to identify the needs of parents and families and support organisations and how a plan for Sligo and Leitrim could meaningfully respond to parenting supports needs.

More about The Parent Hub Coordinator…

The parent hub Coordinator is funded by TUSLA and CYPSC and works collaboratively with a number of different community and statutory organisations who support parents and families in the Sligo, Leitrim and West Cavan areas. The role of Parent Hub Coordinator is to:

  • work in partnership with Child and Family Support Network and Parent Support Champions to assess locally the needs of parents and families to develop a programme of supports.
  • to promote and generate awareness of Parenting Programmes.
  • To communicate with all the stake holders in relation to parenting programmes and supports, and to build on the relationships with agencies and support groups.
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