HSCL is a statutory education service. It is a core part of DEIS and is based in schools. Its primary focus is educational welfare, with a focus on enabling and empowering families to support their children in education, to ensure improved outcomes with regard to attendance participation and retention.
Contact Person Marian Heeney (HSCL Senior Manager)
Target Age Group 5-12 years, 13-18 years and their families.
Eligibility Criteria All schools, which have the services of Home School Community Liaison Coordinators have been identified by the DES as having levels of disadvantage that require them to be provided with extra supports, thus they are part of the DEIS initiative. As such, they have a full time or shared post of HSCL coordinator.
Referrals Through the care system / class teacher / management in relevant schools and / or as needs are identified. At request of parents.
As per school calendar.