30 November: Children are victims of coercive control in their own right – according to children’s charity Barnardos. As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence 2023, Empower Kids Project and Barnardos are raising awareness of the impact coercive control on children. The Empower Kids Project, is part of Barnardos’ National Childhood Domestic Violence and Abuse
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National Alliance of NGOs calls for urgent action on growing crisis among one parent families 27.10.2023 Analysing the latest homeless figures from the Department of Housing (published October 2023), the National One Parent Family Alliance (NOPFA) finds that 75%, or three out of every four families entering homelessness since the eviction ban was lifted are one
Spokespeople Available – 086 044 5966 Once again news of conflict across the world is dominating headlines, social media platforms and conversations across the country. Many children are likely to have been exposed to information about violence. Children do not always talk about what is worrying them but they may be trying to make sense
The range of measures within Budget 2024 will help to alleviate the immediate financial concerns of families we work with across Ireland. They will go some way in the short term to reduce their worries about being able to provide their children with basic essentials. We particularly welcome the expansion of free schoolbooks to secondary
Barnardos Children’s Charity welcomes the introduction of free schoolbooks for secondary school students up to the end of Junior Cert.
10.10.2023: Barnardos children’s charity welcomes the introduction of free schoolbooks for secondary school students. Suzanne Connolly, Barnardos CEO said: “We welcome the introduction of free schoolbooks for secondary school students up to the end of the Junior Cert. It is positive progress on the work started last year with the introduction of free school books
Statement from Barnardos on the Announcement on the Progression of Establishment of GAL National Service
Barnardos welcome the appointment of Mr Anthony Douglas CBE to work with the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth towards the establishment of the long awaited Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) National Service. Barnardos looks forward to the time where each child involved in care proceedings before the courts will benefit from a quality
Barnardos Launches Online Gaming Report with Nearly One in Five Children saying they found it difficult to stop playing video games
27 SEPT 2023: Barnardos Online Safety Programme engaged with over 700 children from 3rd to 6th class, about the pros and cons of online gaming. Results show that while online gaming is a positive part of children’s lives, there is also a real need to improve safety functions. The survey was undertaken as a part
25th Sept 2023: Barnardos is encouraging the people of Cork to donate their preloved and reusable items to Barnardos Charity shop this October. Barnardos is actively participating in Reuse month in October. The children’s charity wants people to bring their donations into their local Barnardos shop on 99 North Main Street, Cork. Colette Miller, Barnardos
Donate today and make a huge difference to a vulnerable childKindly supported by Dell Technologies Friday 22nd September 2023. Barnardos children’s charity is calling on the public to “click and donate” what they can online on Friday 22nd September to mark Barnardos Giving Day, kindly supported by Dell Technologies. Barnardos has been supporting children at
Do you have a child in your life that would LOVE to help Christmas FM officially Switch Christmas On for 2023?
Christmas FM is searching for a very special little helper to visit the Christmas FM studio and officially turn on the radio station this year – Switching Christmas On for 2023 right across the country. It’s NEVER too early to talk about Christmas….and that’s why Christmas FM, the popular radio station that plays your festive