Public consultation on the development of a national model of parenting support services

Public consultation on the development of a national model of parenting support services

A collaborative working group set up by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth is currently developing a draft national model of parenting support services. For more information on this project please click here.

Parenting support is the provision of information and services aimed at strengthening parents’ knowledge, confidence and skills to help achieve the best outcomes for children and their families. Parenting supports include parenting programmes, information sessions, one-to-one advice and support, group-based supports, parent mentoring, home visiting programmes, drop-in advice clinics, support helplines and online parenting supports.

The group would like to hear from a wide range of stakeholders with an interest in parenting supports. This includes parents, providers of parenting supports and others working with children and families.

The consultation is available on EU Survey and submissions will be accepted up to the 16 April. Please click here to participate.