Treoir calls on the Minister for Education and Science to reverse his decision to withdraw funding from the Centre for Early Childhood Development and Education (CECDE).
Most lone parents want to engage in the workforce but face many obstacles in doing so, not least, lack of skills and confidence, lack of affordable accessible childcare, loss of secondary benefits such as rent allowance, medical card etc.
“I don’t have a daddy” or “I have a new daddy” can be answers that children make in response to questions regarding their family life. Positive pointers on how to help parents explain the family situation to their chidren are contained in Family Links steps and stages..
17 young mothers and their children were on hand to greet the latest new arrival in the Rotunda Hospital today – the first issue of Treoir’s The Young Parent Survival Guide.