Waterford Directory of Services - Children & Young People's Services Committee

Waterford Directory of Services

Children & Young People's Services Committee

Childcare & Education

Coiste Cúram Leanaí Phort Láirge / Waterford Childcare Committee works with children, parents, childminders, childcare services, management committees, voluntary management committees, private childcare providers, early years service providers, school age facilities and parent & toddler groups by providing –

    • information
    • support
    • advice
    • guidance
    • training
    • funding opportunities
    • networking

Target ages: 0-18yrs.

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Community Education is informal and non formal education designed to build the capacity of local communities to engage in diverse, dynamic and accessible learning in order to effect change towards a more just and equal society. The community education programme provides tutor hours to community groups to provide flexible learning opportunities for people in their own community.

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Managing community groups and supporting education programmes.
Target ages: Adult groups
Catchment Area: Waterford county

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Provision of services to children and young people in school, after school, out of school and during school holidays to support children who are identified as at risk of early school leaving. Services include:

  • in-school support
  • home work club
  • infant after school services
  • school meal provision
  • traveller support
  • foreign student support etc.

Target age:

  • children (primary school)
  • young people (post primary)
  • young people who are out of school
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