Providing information on parenting supports and services in Kildare and Wicklow

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Name of Service or SupportMeitheal, Tusla Child and Family Agency
Does your support or service cover all of Co. Wicklow?
  • Yes
Description of Service or Support:

Meitheal is a case co-ordination process for families with additional needs who require multi-agency intervention but who do not meet the threshold for referral to the Social Work Department under Children's First. Practioneers in different agencies can use and lead on Meitheal so that they can communicate and work together more effectively to bring together a range of expertise, knowledge and skills to meet the needs of the child and family within the community.

Support/Service Category
  • Family Support
  • Parent Support
  • Supports for Young People
Service or Support Provided by:Meitheal process for children and young people co-ordinated by Tusla Child and Family Support Network Co-Ordinators
Who is this service or support for?

Meitheal is for children and young people who have additional needs or are facing challenges that are difficult to overcome.
Meitheal is a national practice model that enables the needs and strengths of children and their families to be properly identified and understood. This way of working will ensure that the proper supports and services are made available to children and families when they are required.

Where is the service or support provided?

Throughout County Wicklow

When is the service or support provided?Meitheal Co-ordiantors can be contacted during working hours 9-5
How much does it cost?Free
How does someone find out more about how to use this service/support?

Natalie Cox - Senior Child and Family Support Network Coordinator - Wicklow
[email protected] or 0870918882

Sinead Roarke - Child and Family Support Network Coordinator - Bray
[email protected] or 0861445761

Sinead Roche - Child and Family Support Network Coordinator - Wicklow and rural south Wicklow