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22 Jun, 2020

Helping to keep children safe from harm – new Gov.ie website launched

A new website has been launched to help support vulnerable children, young people and their families during this time of the Covid 19 pandemic. Here is the press release from the launch by Minister Katherine Zappone Campaign encourages everyone to be mindful of vulnerable children and young people in these challenging times Supporting Children is […]

13 May, 2020

Do you need to talk to someone? Donegal Parent Support Line launching on Thursday 14 May

A new free Parent Support Line will be available to parents in Donegal from Thursday 14 May. The Donegal Parent Support line is being co-ordinated by the Donegal Family Resource Centre Network in association with a wide range of community and voluntary organisations involved in family support. The service will be available from Monday to […]

6 Apr, 2020

Parenting Through Covid19 – helpful hints to keep home life happy

The staff of Springboard Family Support Project and Finn Valley FRC CLG have come together to produce the ‘Parenting through COVID19 Booklet’  offering some helpful hints to keep home life happy. The PDF of the booklet can be downloaded here – just click the link below. FVFRC – Booklet PDF SF With schools closed and […]

26 Mar, 2019

Meitheal – working with children, young people and their families to encourage strengths and identify needs

Do you want some help with school, home, friends, worries, loneliness, family? Maybe a Meitheal could help. Meitheal is an old Irish word that describes how neighbours come together to support each other in times of need. Our Meitheal can support you and your family to get the help you need. Here is a video […]

26 Mar, 2019

Meitheal -supporting you and your family so you can find the help you need

As the old saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. This is still true today. The name Meitheal comes from an old Irish word that describes how neighbours get together to give each other practical help and support. Meitheal is a way of working with children and their families to identify and […]

10 Dec, 2018

Finn Valley Family Resource Centre invites you to come and say hello

Finn Valley Family Resource Centre is a newly established FRC based in Stranorlar. We intend to provide a broad range of community based family supports and community development services. We are a company limited by guarantee and a charity with a board of directors who are responsible for the governance around our service delivery. We […]

17 Sep, 2018

What is a Family Resource Centre

  Donegal is about to get its tenth Family Resource Centre based in the Finn Valley. Donegal’s Family Resource Centres are part of Ireland’s largest family support programme providing services to families living in disadvantaged areas across the country. What do Donegal’s Family Resource Centres do? They provide information, advice and support.  Information on services […]

29 Mar, 2018

Celebrating Make One Change 2018 with our fabulous prize winning families

A great night was had last Thursday at the prize giving for Make One Change 2018. The event was held in the Central Library Letterkenny and families from all over Donegal were presented with the prizes they had won in the Make One Change draw. Over 220 families had signed up to make some small […]

14 Jan, 2018

Make One Change – and the Sponsors who help make it happen

Here at Parent Hub Donegal we want to give a big shout out to all our sponsors. We have some great prizes and every family that registers for Make One Change will be entered in the draw. Just click the link to register https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MakeOneChange201 or download the PDF and post it back to us when […]