Childline service available for any Leaving Cert student wishing to talk
ISPCC Childline has congratulated young people collecting their Leaving Certificate results today and has advised that the service is available for any young person wishing to talk.
ISPCC calls on Government to set and work to meaningful target on child homelessness
It is a full year since the Government failed to meet its self-imposed deadline to cease the use of commercial hotel and B&B emergency accommodation and the number of homeless children shockingly stands at 3,824; an increase of 35 per cent on this time last year.
ISPCC welcomes the publication of Government’s Action Plan for Online Safety
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) has welcomed the launch by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD of the government’s first Action Plan for Online Safety, while calling for a further firm commitment to be made on establishing statutory regulation of internet and social media provision, and a Digital Safety Commissioner with real authority.
ISPCC Appoints New Chief Executive
The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) has announced the appointment of John Church as its new CEO.
ISPCC Childline and Printerinks.ie announce a wealth of fun for children this summer
ISPCC Childline is this summer advising all parents and children about the wealth of opportunities for fun and discovery being offered online by charity partner Printerinks.ie.
Ryanair hosts Digital Donation Day in aid of ISPCC Childline
Ryanair, Ireland’s No 1 airline, has announced it will host a digital donation day for 24 hours on the Ryanair.com website, in aid of ISPCC Childline, its 2018 chosen Irish charity partner.
ISPCC welcomes that recommendations of investigation on handling of child sexual abuse allegations are to be implemented in full
ISPCC welcomes the commitments given today that HIQA’s significant findings in its investigation on the handling of child sexual abuse allegations by Tusla are accepted and that the report’s recommendations will be implemented in full.
ISPCC welcomes Ombudsman for Children's Office Report launch; calls for action to address child homeless and deficits in mental health services
The ISPCC has welcomed the publication today of the Ombudsman for Children’s Office’s Annual Report for 2017, which highlights the experiences of young people and families who have experienced Ireland’s mental health, housing, direct provision and other systems
ISPCC welcomes publication of Digital Strategy Action Plan; calls for measures to protect young people online
The ISPCC has today welcomed the publication by Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, T.D., of the 2018 Digital Strategy Action Plan. The Plan, which sets out over 80 actions aimed at maximising the potential of digital technology in the classroom, includes a commitment by the Department of Education to actively contribute to enhancing young people’s online safety.
Childline to answer seven millionth call this year – ISPCC Annual Report looks back on 30 years of listening
The ISPCC’s Annual Report for 2017 highlights a sharp rise in demand among children and young people for its online services, excellent outcomes achieved for children through its childhood support and mentoring services, the dedicated work of its volunteers and the need for continued public support for its work. The Report highlights that Childline is on course to answer its seventh millionth telephone call in 2018.