Family-Parenting

ACCORD

ACCORD Catholic Marriage Care Service provides Marriage Preparation courses for couples choosing to get married in the Catholic Church.

ACCORD offers a professional counselling service for couples and individuals to explore, reflect upon and work to resolve difficulties that arise in their marriage & relationships.

Adlerian Network of Ireland

The aim of the Adlerian Network of Ireland is to promote the understanding and application of Adlerian Psychology. The ANI acts as a coordinating body for two committees which function under its umbrella. These are the Summer School Committee and the South Tipperary Parent Network.

Alpha Ireland

We provide tools, training, and resources to bring about renewal in the church in Ireland.

Working with all Christian denominations, our mission is to equip the church to help people encounter Jesus.

We are by the church, for the church, and through the church.

Artane Coolock Resource & Development Centre Ltd

Artane Coolock Resource & Development Centre aims to support and encourage active participation and community involvement, so that people can determine their own needs and develop suitable responses to
these needs.

We will strive to promote equality under the nine grounds of the equality legislation.

- Race
- Age
- Gender
- Family Status
- Sexual Orientation
- Disability
- Marital Status
- Religious Belief
- Membership of the Traveler Community

Ethos of the Resource Centre:

Athy Community & Family Resource Centre

Our remit is to work with communities and families from all over Athy, urban and rural areas, to support and encourage active participation and to build strong families and communities. The primary focus of our work and the services we provide, is on early intervention aiming to promote and protect the health, wellbeing and rights of all individuals, children, young people and their families. We also aim to encourage and support the strengthening of communities and sense of belonging and ownership amongst the population of Athy, for all people, across the life span.

Baby Friendly Health Initiative in Ireland (BFHI)

Baby Friendly Health Initiative in Ireland (BFHI) is a registered charity active since 1998 and serves as the National Authority for the WHO/UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative in Ireland. All maternity units participate in the BFHI in Ireland.

The main object for which the BFHI is established is to benefit the community by encouraging and supporting health-promoting practices towards ensuring a breastfeeding supportive health care environment which fosters life-long health for infants and their mothers.

Activity of the BFH aims to:

Ballincollig Family Resource Centre

What do we do?

The aim of the Ballincollig Family Resource Centre is to establish, promote and operate a community development programme which acts as a focus and catalyst for community development for Ballincollig and surrounding areas promoting educational, cultural and economic welfare and particularly to empower disadvantaged groups to effectively participate in programmes of a personal development.

Bluestack Foundation

The Bluestack Special Needs Foundation CLG is a voluntary organisation run predominantly by parents of children with special needs and professionals who work in the disability sector. ​Set up by the Bluestack Challenge committee in 2002 the Bluestack Special Needs Foundation has as its core aim to “Enhance the Lives of People with Additional Needs”. Working with families who have dependants with physical, sensory and intellectual, and mental health disabilities, regardless of whether the disability results in profound, moderate or mild additional needs.

Boherbue Educare Centre

Boherbue Educare Centre provides an integrated community based approach to childcare, so as to cater for the needs and aspirations of parents and children.

Boherbue Educare is a community based group whose aim is to promote equality of opportunity, self development, social inclusion, and a better community by enabling and empowering parents and by providing quality education and care for children.

Childcare Online

Dublin City Childcare Committee (DCCC) is one of 33 County and City Childcare Committee’s established throughout the country.

It is made up of a central office and 5 Local Childcare Resource Centres (LCRC’s). DCCC and the 5 LCRC’s offer information and supports to parents, providers of childcare, childcare workers, home based childminders and employers.

Childminding Ireland

Childminding Ireland is the National Body for Childminding.

Our aims are:

  • to promote high standards in family-based day care for children
  • to promote the interests of Childminders as a very important component in the workforce
  • to provide training, support and advice for Childminders and Parents.