Waterford CYPSC - Children & Young People's Services Committee

Waterford CYPSC

Children & Young People's Services Committee

Educational Supports Services

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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NEPS provides psychological services in public and private primary and post-primary schools and in related educational centres. NEPS is a service of the Department of Education and Skills and aims to support the personal, social and educational development of all children through the application of psychological theory and practice in education.

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