ISPCC welcomes commencement of law requiring vetting
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) has today welcomed the commencement of the National Vetting Bureau Act 2012 which makes it mandatory for persons working with children or vulnerable adults to obtain Garda vetting.
#GetBlownAway this May for ISPCC Childline
Professional hair salons up and down the country are taking part in the Get Blown Away fundraiser for ISPCC Childline, supported by L’Oréal and RTÉ 2fm. Over the three days from Thursday 26th until Saturday 28th of May, each participating salon will donate the cost of one blow dry by each hairdresser who is taking part to ISPCC Childline. Ask your hairdresser to take part and book your appointment today!
ISPCC reiterates concerns about homeless children in emergency accommodation to new Dáil Committee.
Today the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) has welcomed the formation and first meeting of the new Dáil Committee on Housing and Homelessness and highlighted serious concerns about the child protection and welfare standards in emergency accommodation.
Allsop invite you to tweet #allforthegood for Childline
At ISPCC Childline we are delighted to work with Allsop again this year, commencing with the #allforthegood campaign.
ISPCC Response to RTÉ Prime Time Item on Concerns regarding Children in Foster Care
A full independent investigation of this case must occur, to be commenced within 90 days and to be completed in a timely manner, to ascertain the full facts and to determine the appropriate actions, in the best interests of the children concerned.
Homeless children need our help now, they can’t wait around for a new government
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) has called on the acting government to make tackling the homelessness crisis a priority following the release of a report on the number of children in emergency accommodation.
Your words can hurt. Choose them wisely.
Cyberbullying Awareness Week
Parents/guardians concerned about their child’s pre-school setting
For parents/guardians concerned about their child’s crèche/pre-school setting there are a few simple things they can do.
To all political parties- remember Ireland’s legacy on child protection. CEO blog.
Progress has been made, but the reform has just begun.
UN Report is a stark reminder to all election candidates that children must be at the centre
Today the ISPCC, Ireland’s child protection charity has welcomed the publication of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Concluding Observations Report and has called on election candidates to make children’s issues central to the election debate. As an initial response to the report, the ISPCC is pleased that the committee’s recommendations reflect many of the priorities highlighted by the charity.