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

Waterford Directory of Services

Children & Young People's Services Committee

Educational Supports Services

HSCL is a statutory education service. It is a core part of DEIS and is based in schools. Its primary focus is educational welfare, with a focus on enabling and empowering families to support their children in education, to ensure improved outcomes with regard to attendance participation and retention.

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The Department of Social Protection has taken over responsibility from FÁS for Community employment services and programmes. It also administers the Intreo Service which is a single point of contact for all employment and income supports. For more information on Department of Social Protection services and supports, contact one of the local offices.

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Offers full and part time courses:
Start Your Own Business
BTEI
Horticulture

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MAD55/Ballybeg Community Education Project is community based after school hours education support project working in partnership with families, young people, the community and schools.
Providing:

  • homework assistance
  • study areas
  • classes with teachers for 3rd & 6th years
  • youth work interventions
  • adventure sport as a tool for personal and social development
  • mentoring
  • health and wellbeing courses and workshops
  • goal setting towards empowering young people to achieve their full educational potential and thus increase their life opportunities.

Target age: 9-18yrs (school going).

Catchment area:

  • Ballybeg Estate
  • Surrounding Estates
  • City (if accompanied by a strong referral form application)
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