Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership: Expression Of Interest - Cherry Orchard Child Poverty Needs Analysis

Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership

Cherry Orchard Child Poverty Needs Analysis

Expression of Interest

Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership (BCP) in partnership with the Cherry Orchard Development Group, Dublin City Council and Family Matters Area Based Childhood Programme, is inviting expressions of interest to carry out this Community Based Action Research, as part of a prevention and early intervention response to Child Poverty in the area.

Successful candidates are expected to undertake a targeted, child poverty needs analysis to ascertain the following:

  • Up to date statistics, poverty indicators data and current level of child and family services for young children aged 0-6 years
  • The views of parents, guardians, children, agencies and service providers regarding the prevalence of family and its impact on children
  • Use of the Lundy model approach or equivalent to hear the voices of young children (less than 6 years of age)
  • Literature review on child poverty and its impact on children’s outcomes.
  • Produce a final report, that will inform with recommendations and actions, the community and statutory stakeholders’ response to child poverty in the Cherry Orchard area.

Application Process:

The application should contain the following:

  • Applicant details and CV
  • Examples of similar, previous work
  • Overview of the proposed project approach and methodology
  • Summary timeline and budget

Tenders submitted should clearly outline methodologies that will be used to achieve hearing the voice of parents, guardians and young children as an essential element of this Action Research.


Applicants should have:

  • Postgraduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • Knowledge of child and family and social support services and policies
  • Experience of using desk-based research, qualitative and quantitative research methods as well as facilitating group discussions.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with multi-agency steering groups and stakeholders
  • Knowledge and experience of participatory research methods with young children and adults
  • Commitment to the principles of community development.
  • Proven track record in delivering similar/related pieces of work

The application, submitted by the closing date of 5 pm 31st August 2022, to:
Teresa Dunphy, Ballyfermot Chapelizod Partnership, 4 Drumfinn Park Ballyfermot Dublin 10
by email to:

Informal enquiries can be made to Liz O’Sullivan: 087 748 7375


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Child Poverty Tender brief 393.06 KB

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
7th Jul, 2022
Expiry Date
31st Aug, 2022