Family Support

Services providing family support in Co. Wexford.

St. Bridgets Centre
Roches Road
Wexford
Co. Wexford
Ireland

The adoption service works with children and parents who have adopted domestically (stranger adoptions i.e. mothers who place with parents they don’t know; step parent adoptions and fostering to adoption). The service also works with all families who have adopted internationally.

Family Support Programme for Teen Parents.

Contact Details As per Family Support Service

Target Age Groups Teen parents aged 19 years and under up until their child reaches 2 years of age.

Eligibility Criteria Pregnant or parent up to the age of 19 years until the child reaches 2 years of age.

Ardcavan Business Park
Ardcavan
Wexford
Co. Wexford
Ireland

Local Child and Family Support Networks in Wexford Town, Enniscorthy, New Ross and Gorey have been established. These consist of local statutory providers, local voluntary/community children and family services and staff of Tusla.

Contact Person: Tony Kennedy (Child and Family Support Network Co-ordinator)

Family Mediation Service
Unit 8
Redmond Square
Wexford
Co. Wexford
Y35 DX43
Ireland

The Family Mediation Service is a professional, confidential service which enables couples who have decided to separate, or who have already separated, to negotiate their separation agreement. This is done with the help of a trained mediator, without resorting to adjudication through the courts.

Child & Family Agency
Ely House
Wexford
Co. Wexford
Ireland

This is a Statutory service provided through Tusla Child & Family Agency. The team provides a link worker support service to foster carers to assist them in caring for and meeting the needs of the Children In Care placed in their care. The staff members provide specific training to foster carers and additional training and support opportunities on a group level to carers.

Garda Office for Children and Youth Affairs
Garda Headquarters
Harcourt Square
Dublin 2
Co. Dublin
Ireland

Garda JLO’s are specially trained officers who are assigned to work with underage offenders (under 18 years of age). They deal with young people and their families re: crime prevention, the operation of the Youth Diversion Projects and other areas related to young people and the criminal justice system.