Archive for month: June, 2022
We are delighted to share the Summer Edition 2022 of the Meath Child and Family Support Networks newsletter with you. The newsletter contains information on local services and supports for children, young people and families in Co. Meath. Please click on the link below:
Trim FRC is linking with local families and Kinship Care Ireland in order to set up a Peer Support Group in the area for those who look after the child(ren) of a relative or a friend on a full time basis. If you want to find out more or join the group, please contact: [email protected] or 046 9438850.
What is a Childminder Development Grant (CMDG)?
The purpose of the CMDG is to offer an incentive, in the form of a small capital grant, to Childminders to enhance and support their awareness of quality early learning and childcare.
The CMDG is designed to assist Childminders, already providing a childminding service in their own homes, to enhance safety/quality in the service through the purchase of small capital items, equipment, toys or minor adaptation costs. It may also give financial assistance to new or prospective Childminders with their initial set up costs.
All applicants must be committed to maintaining/improving the quality of their childminding service.
Phone: 046-9073010 Email: [email protected]
As part of our pride celebrations this year, Outcomers are launching their Proud in the North East celebration in June. Please click on the attachment below for recent press release:
In 2017, Navan School Completion Programme (NSCP) staff team with the support of Meath CYPSC, LMETB and Meath Springboard Family Support Services developed a workbook called;
“Mind the Gap” Transition Steps from Primary to Post Primary
The main aim of the workbook and its associated video is to assist young people successfully transfer from primary to secondary school. It encompasses exercises to help pupils negotiate second level time tables, teacher expectations, new environments and the journey from established social groups into new social relations.
In response to the needs of 6th Class pupils during this time, the Mind The Gap Steering Committee have taken the generous decision to continue to make the successful Workbook available online as a pdf. Please click on the link below to access the Mind The Gap Workbook.
Hard copies of the Mind the Gap Workbook are available and can be ordered through [email protected]. The workbooks are very reasonably priced at €2 each to facilitate mass distribution. The Mind the Gap Steering Committee note from their experience that children absorb the learning best when completing hard copy material.
The online video resource that accompanies the workbook can be accessed by clicking on the following link:
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