COVID-19 Family Supports

 

Government guide Parenting during COVID-19 

 

Let’s Play Ireland government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for children during the COVID-19 emergency - lots of great ideas for playing with your child.

 

Barnardo’s National Parent Support Line: 10am-12pm Monday-Friday: 1800 910 123 or email parentsupport@barnardos.ie – offering support for parents in response to the challenges they are facing during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

One Family helpline: Monday to Friday 10am-1pm and 2-3.30pm for information on social welfare, finance, family law, housing, education, childcare, parenting, and mediation – and a listening service for people who need support parenting alone, co-parenting or separating: 1890 662 212 (from landline) or 01 662 9212.

 

Children's Rights Alliance Legal Information Helpline:  Monday10am-2pm, Wednesday 2-7pm. If you are concerned about your child's rights or have a question and would like more information, call 01 902 0494 or email the team at help@childrensrights.ie.

 

Bray Area Partnership's SPECS family support project is offering support over the phone and online for parents of young children up to school age, and brilliant COVID-19 parenting resources and ideas via their Facebook page.