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Parenting Apart Programme

Parenting Apart Programme

This programme starts in Strabane on Mon 4 March 2019 and will run for 6 weeks (on Monday mornings).

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Childcare Cost Survey now OPEN

Calling all parents and childcare providers. Employers For Childcare has opened the 10th Annual Childcare Cost Survey and needs to hear from you! Share your views on the provision of childcare in Northern Ireland, and the support available for parents and childcare providers.  

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Family Mediation NI (FMNI) - Revamped Separation Booklet

Family Mediation NI have revamped the Separation Booklet – This is a really useful resource for separated families in Northern Ireland

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Play Matters – Department of Education

Play Matters to everyone and as part of this project we are launching a Play Messaging Campaign, aimed at promoting the value and importance of play and leisure for children and young people amongst parents, professionals, communities and indeed, society as a whole.

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Childcare Choices

Tax-Free Childcare is a new government scheme to help parents with the cost of childcare; allowing parents to work, or work more, if they want to. Parents can apply for Tax-Free Childcare through the childcare service – a new online application

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Top Tips for Parents Leaflet

Being a parent is a wonderful thing, however it is not always easy. Hopefully the information on this booklet will show you how you can use techniques to guide, nurture and encourage your child and build your confidence as a parent


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