Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, T.D., has this week launched a public consultation on the development of a national model of parenting support services. The consultation will be open until 16th April 2021.
The aim of the model is to develop a more coherent and strategic approach to the development and delivery of parenting support services so that all parents can access the support they need when they need it.
Minister O’Gorman said: “I am delighted to announce the details for this public consultation on the development of a national model of parenting support services. The aim of this consultation is to gather a wide range of thoughts and ideas on improving parenting support services for all parents. This provides an important opportunity for anyone with an interest in parenting supports, from parents to service providers, to help shape the future of service development and delivery”.
For further information and to participate in the consultation, please see here.
Note for Editors:
Parenting support is defined as 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.
More information on the project to develop a national model of parenting support services can be found here.