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Support for Parents

Parenting Websites

Parenting24seven, an online resource offering evidence based key messages on what works best for children and families at different stages of childhood and in different situations. . You can choose the section of messages most relevant to you below. Parenting24sevenParenting Courses.


St. Bridget’s Centre in Waterford deliver Parenting Courses please contact the centre for information on courses.  051 375261

Click here for updated information from Tusla website  on Parenting information, Family Community Support and Child Protection and Welfare

Quality in Childcare

Resources for Sharing: There are a number of tip sheets for practitioners and parents on different aspects of learning through place for example:  Click on the following link and go to resources for sharing for tips sheets on the following: http://www.ncca.ie/en/Practice-Guide/Building-Partnerships-With-Parents/

  • Play for babies/toddlers/young children
  • Enjoying books with your baby/toddler
  • Enhancing language

Parents may access further information and supports from the following organisations:

Citizens Information Centre (CIC), Waterford  Citizens Information Centre

HSE: Speech & Language Therapy Department    HSE Speech & Language Therapy Department

Central Remedial Clinic, Waterford  http://www.crc.ie/about_reg_map.shtml

Downs Syndrome National Association  http://downsyndrome.ie/

WASSA: Waterford Autism Sports and Social Action  http://www.wassa.ie/

Family Literacy through Waterford VEC (WWETBhttp://goo.gl/ZKuXIV

NALA: Help my Kid Learn   http://www.nala.ie/news/help-my-kid-learn

Waterford Library Service  http://www.waterfordcountylibrary.ie/librarynews/