Children & Young People

Children & Young People

Children & Young People

 

To develop integrated responses to the needs of children and young people and improve outcomes through local interagency working.

Objective

Actions

Contact (Lead & Partners)

Action Ref. #

Support the Children and Young Person’s Services Committee (CYPSC) strategy; assist in developing needs analysis of children and young people, the mapping of services and resources needed to implement the strategy.

Strengthen the interagency approach and co-operation to deliver the CYPSC strategy.

 

CYPSC , TUSLA, HSE, Community Groups, Cork City Council, Cork City Partnership and other relevant stakeholders.

 

8.1

 

Continue to support the co-ordination of youth work organisations within the city.

 

CYSPC, ETB, Cork City Council, Tulsa, HSE, Cork City Partnership and other city stakeholders.

 

8.2

Prioritise and focus on the emotional and mental wellbeing of children and young people in the city.

Support programmes and initiatives that seek to improve the emotional and mental wellbeing of children and young people in the city.

CYPSC , TUSLA, HSE, Community Groups, Cork City Council, Cork City Partnership and other city stakeholders.

 

8.3

Prioritise and focus on opportunities to support and secure the wellbeing of children and young people in the city.

To provide all children and young people in the city with music education by resourcing and supporting Music Generation and Music Education Partnership.

 

LCDC and Music Generation.

8.4

 

 

Develop and support access to youth cafes.

RAPID Programme and LCDC.

 

8.5

 

Resource and develop multi-activity camps.

Cork City Council, LCDC, HSE and Cork Sport’s Partnership.

 

8.6

 

Promote maritime activities for children and young people.

 

Cork City Council and LCDC.

 

8.7

 

Support and promote the development of the JIGSAW programme in the City.

Headstrong, HSE, Cork City Council, CYPSCE and other City bodies

 

8.8

Support and prioritise early year’s education provision.

Set up an inter-agency group to develop and co-ordinate a programme of youth activities and supports across the city, with an emphasis on disadvantaged areas.

 

CETB, Cork City Council, HSE, UCC, and other.

8.9

Support community based prevention and early intervention initiative in the City.

Support EU Urban innovative actions proposal focussing on nurturing city concept.

 

Cork City Council, HSE, CYPSC, LCDC.

8.10

 

Provide fora for sharing of best practice and learning from north side initiatives across the city, e.g. Young Knocknaheeny and Happy Talk.

 

Cork City Council, HSE, CYPSC, LCDC.

8.11

Improve the sustainability of childcare provision in the city.

Support the development of a new model of managing community childcare as a key initiative in the city

Cork City Childcare Company, Cork City Council, HSE, Cork City Partnership and other.

 

8.12

 

Support the development of an affordable model of full day provision to enable parents attend work or training.

Cork City Childcare Company, Cork City Council, HSE, Cork City Partnership and other.

 

8.13

 

Investigate the delivery of supports for services for children under 3.

Cork City Childcare Company, Cork City Council, HSE, Cork City Partnership and other.

 

8.14

Support the delivery of the Strengthening Families approach in Cork City.

Provide opportunities for parents, young people and their carers to access supports to evidence based programmes such as strengthening families programme.

 

TUSLA and HSE.

8.15

Strengthen the recognised role of Youth Organisations in the development and implementation of youth initiatives in the city.

 

Continue to support the coordination of youth organisations in the city.

LCDC and other City Agencies

8.16

 

Engage youth organisations in the consultation, promotion and co-ordination of youth initiatives in the city.

 

Cork City Council and youth organisations working in the city.

8.17

Support the delivery of actives spaces, recreation and play areas in the City

Review the existing Cork Recreational Needs Study (2003) and Cork City Parks Strategy (2000) to guide the future needs requirements of young people in the city.

 

Cork City Council and other relevant agencies.

8.18

Support the delivery of Mentoring programs for young people in the City

Consider the need and delivery methods for broader mentoring programmes and training in resilience and coping skills for young people in the city.

LCDC, CETB, HSE, City Council and other stakeholders in the city

 

8.19