HAP no longer assessed as means for Legal Aid

HAP no longer assessed as means for Legal Aid

Changes to the eligibility criteria for civil legal aid The Department of Justice and the Legal aid Board have announced that the Housing Assistance Payment and other housing support measures – Rental Accommodation Scheme, Rent Supplement, Mortgage Interest Supplement and Rent Allowance – will now be excluded from the calculation of entitlement to legal aid. … Read more

National One Parent Family Alliance

The National One Parent Family Alliance has made a submission to the Department of Social Protection on the various inequalities around Paternity Leave and Maternity benefit for one parent families.   Read the submission below. NOPFA submission to JOC children_parents leave_final (1)    

Helpline temporarily down due to technical difficulties

Our Helpline is currently down due to some technical issues. We aim to resolve these issues as soon aa possible. In the meantime, please log a ‘Callback’ request through the link below. Or email info@treoir.ie and we can call you back. Callback Request We apologise for any convenience caused.

Supporting Children Campaign

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth will shortly be re-launching the Supporting Children campaign in light of intensified Covid-19 restrictions.  Supporting Children is a campaign developed by DCEDIY to support vulnerable children, young people and their families in challenging times. It was first launched on 19 June 2020, highlighting the range of … Read more

District Court President Statement Regarding Access and Custody During Lockdown

District Court – Family Law matters – Statement of the President of the District Court Friday 08th January FAMILY LAW Statement from His Honour Colin Daly, President of the District Court Family Law Matters. Court Information and Supports Available 8th January, 2021. As we return to enhanced Level 5 Restrictions some parents whose children are … Read more

Shared Parenting at Christmas

Shared Parenting at Christmas 16/12/2020 With Christmas fast approaching, for parents who are not living together, agreeing access arrangements over the holiday can be a source of conflict and tension.   Damien Peelo, CEO of Treoir the National Federation for Unmarried Parents and their Children,  suggests parents consider how they plan to share parenting well … Read more

Children’s Day 2020

NOVEMBER 20th – Children’s Day 2020   November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. … Read more

International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day is celebrated annually on 19th November. It is an opportunity for everyone to reflect on and celebrate the men in their lives and to consider the many positive contributions that men make to family, community, culture, and society.   This year, as we remain in lockdown, the Men’s Development Network is inviting everyone … Read more

TREOIR/Kinship Care Ireland are recruiting

Applications are invited for the following full-time post: Project Co-ordinator Full-Time, 2 Years Fixed Term Contract Kinship Care is the full-time parenting of children by grandparents, older siblings, aunts, uncles, and other relatives or close friends of the family. It occurs for many reasons, for example; the death of a parent, parental substance misuse, abandonment, … Read more