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28 Mar, 2019

Teens and social media: promoting self expression and safety!

One of the biggest challenges of parenting in a digital age is helping teenagers to strike a healthy balance in their use of technology as a means of communication.  Communicating using social media is a relatively new phenomenon and is certainly something that many parents do not have direct personal experience of from their own […]

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 […]

30 Jan, 2019

Keeping your child/young person safe in the digital age

The Kilmacrennan Families group was established following on from a Pamper the Parents morning in the area in October last year having received a small pot of funding through Tusla.  In addition to setting up a Parent and Toddler group in the area the group have also established a Facebook page to share information with parents […]

17 Jan, 2019

Great new courses from Inishowen Development Partnership

Here are some of the new courses available from Inishowen Development Partnership January 2019 – IT Courses Food Safety HACCP CIEH L2 Feb 9th Allergen Workshop Jan 2019 START YOUR OWN BUSINESS COURSE -SYOB – Course Outline – SG- 5th 6th Feb 2019 For more information contact Denise McCool Community Development/Education Officer Inishowen Development Partnership […]

14 Jan, 2019

Do you need to talk to your children about relationships and sexual health?

HSE Health Promotion has launched resources for Parents that support communication around relationships and sexual health. A recently published resource ‘Talking to your child about relationships, sexuality and growing up’ is available in both English and Irish, for order or download from http://www.healthpromotion.ie The research report, ‘Supporting Parents Communication with Children Aged 4-9 Years about Relationships, Sexuality and Growing […]

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 […]

29 Nov, 2018

Good advice if you are feeling under the weather

Under the Weather Learning how to manage everyday illnesses with confidence and common sense is a great life skill. Whether you are dealing with a cold, flu, tummy bug or other minor complaint, you can trust the advice on this website. It comes from doctors and pharmacists in Ireland. Undertheweather.ie was developed by the HSE […]