Barnardos works directly with children, to help build resilience and improve each child’s social and emotional development.
Supports and services to enhance family well-being and strengthen parenting capacity to reduce problems later in a child’s life.
Barnardos provides services before, during and after school hours to support children in their education.
We provide training, publications and resources for anyone working with children
Barnardos is a partner organisation in receipt of FEAD product. The FEAD programme is an EU-wide initiative to help support people take their first steps out of poverty and social exclusion. 85% of the funding comes from the EU with the balance of funding coming from the Irish Exchequer. The Department of Social Protection is the Managing Authority for FEAD in Ireland.
Barnardos benefits from food assistance. The FEAD programme provides non-perishable food via their charity partners to families and individuals in need. Food supplied consists of breakfast cereals, rice, pasta and pasta sauce, soups, canned fish, jam, tea, coffee, sugar, and canned vegetables and fruit. The food items are easy to transport and store.
Barnardos also benefits from material assistance under the FEAD Programme. The programme provides school stationary kits to children in both national and secondary schools who are being supported by FEAD food assistance.