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Wednesday November 20th marked #WorldChildrensDay and the 30th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. To celebrate this the Ombudsman for Children's Office held #ChildTalks2019 in Dublin Castle on the theme of 'living your best life'. YAP young person Leanne Scanlon was chosen from a large number of entries to represent young people and the experiences
YAP National Event 2019 Connected Communities On August 22nd 2019 YAP Ireland hosted our National Event in Croke Park, titled 'Connected Communities'. This event bought together Young People and Families from all around Ireland who are on the YAP programme, to discuss the importance of Community in our lives. On the day, our nationwide participation
On August 22nd 2019 YAP Ireland hosted our National Event in Croke Park, titled 'Connected Communities'. This event bought together Young People and Families from all around Ireland who are on the YAP programme, to discuss the importance of Community in our lives. On the day, our nationwide participation groups took to the stage to
On Thursday April 4th, YAP Ireland hosted our first ever Parents Forum, bringing together parents from all over the country whose children or children in their care have accessed the YAP Service. Hosted by YAP mangers Cathrena, Aine and Trish a fantastic day of learning, fun and laughter was had. A special thanks to the full
YAP Ireland launched our Annual Report 2018 in Dublin February 20th 2019
On Tuesday the 16th of December we hosted our annual young peoples' Christmas Party in YAP HQ and I'm sure all those who attended can agree that it was a fantastic night. Activities included doughnut decorating, gingerbread house making, beauty and hair makeovers by professional make-up artists, board games, a Chinese dinner and a very
We kicked off with our first Youth Forum of 2018 today. Over 30 young people and advocates joined us in our Dublin office to talk about this year's theme - "Mind Yourself, Mind Each Other: Young People Speak Out On Mental Health and Wellbeing."
We were delighted to be invited to have a stand and to speak at the launch of Tusla Mid West's Area Commissioning Plan 2018-2020 in Limerick on Friday 21st September.