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    • Advocacy Paper on Separated Children 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      Historically, there has been a lack of child centred approach in dealing with separated children in Ireland, with too much emphasis placed on the immigration status of the child rather than the interests of the child. This ...
    • Aftercare for Separated Children 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      Aftercare is a range of services provided to a young person when they leave the care of the State aged 18. These services should support young people while they make the transition from living in care to adulthood, with ...
    • Barnardos Children's Manifesto: General Election 2020 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      Barnardos helps children and families across Ireland. Each week children and families come to visit our services in their community. To make a difference to their lives, we are asking the next government to grant three wishes.
    • Barnardos Manifesto regarding General Election 2020 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2020)
      The children and families that Barnardos work with have been affected by traumatic life events such as abuse, parental mental health, bereavement and addiction. In 2019, we saw a marked increase in the number of children ...
    • Barnardos’ Children’s Declaration Action Plan (Summary) 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, No date)
      Summary of Barnardos’ Children’s Declaration Action Plan actions.
    • Barnardos’ Observations on the Criminal Justice (Public Order) (Amendment) Bill 2008 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      Barnardos recognises that many people who beg are living in very difficult circumstances and often experience problems including homelessness, addiction and mental health difficulties. Families and children living in ...
    • Barriers to Education Facing Vulnerable Groups 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      Barnardos welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills on topic of the barriers to education facing vulnerable groups. Specifically, our comments will relate to ...
    • Building Brighter Futures: Keeping Children Safe as Houses 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, No date)
      Barnardos is appealing to the Property Industry to raise £250,000 this year to help us provide desperately needed services to vulnerable children and their families.
    • The Case for Constitutional Change 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
      Barnardos’ vision is an Ireland where childhood is valued and all children and young people are cherished equally. As the Irish Constitution is the supreme source of law in Ireland, Barnardos believes that all children ...
    • Child Poverty: Ireland in Recession 

      End Child Poverty Coalition (Barnardos and others, 2011)
      The recession has hit the lives of many children hard. Child poverty in Ireland did not end during the boom years, in spite of Government promises. Now, as our economic situation worsens, and families up and down the ...
    • Children Experiencing Neglect 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2009)
      The consequences of abuse on a child can be long lasting and varied depending on the severity, the frequency of the abuse, the age of onset and the relationship between victim and abuser. It can affect every aspect of a ...
    • Dreading December 2010 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      Times are tough economically. Barnardos knows that for those children and families living in the most marginalised and disadvantaged communities across Ireland, times have never been tougher. Through our work we have ...
    • Evaluating and Measuring Outcomes for Separated Children 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2011)
      The Ryan Implementation Plan (2009) recommended that the Health Service Executive end the use of separately run hostels for separated children seeking asylum and instead implement equity of care policy accommodating them ...
    • Expanding the Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      Since its announcement in Budget 2009, the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Scheme has been an undeniable success. Take up of ECCE places has risen to almost 100 per cent with over 100,000 children availing of ...
    • The Experience and Scale of Child Poverty in Ireland 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2010)
      Across Ireland, Barnardos services are seeing daily the impact of the recession on children and families, many of whom are struggling to cope against a backdrop of reduced household income and widespread cuts to public ...
    • Hidden Homelessness: Key Recommendations 

      Barnardos, Focus Ireland, Simon Communities in Ireland, Society of St. Vincent de Paul (Barnardos, 2018)
      The housing crisis engulfing the country has been steadily expanding over a number of years. As time has gone on, Government initiatives aimed at tackling the crisis have failed to stem the tide of homelessness, curb ...
    • Hidden Homelessness: What's the problem? 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2018)
      The housing crisis engulfing the country has been steadily expanding over a number of years. As time has gone on, Government initiatives aimed at tackling the crisis have failed to stem the tide of children into homelessness, ...
    • The Hidden Housing Crisis 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2016)
      Children need a safe, warm and secure place to call home. Inadequate, unsafe or insecure housing has serious repercussions; affecting a child’s mental and physical health, social and emotional development, education and ...
    • Make the Grade 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2006)
      The intrinsic right to an education is guaranteed to every child in Ireland under Section 42 of the Irish Constitution. Articles 28 and 29 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child give further voice to those ...
    • A Million Reasons to Get it Right : The Barnardos Children's Declaration 

      Barnardos (Barnardos, 2007)
      The purpose of A Million Reasons to Get it Right — The Barnardos Children’s Declaration is to shine a spotlight on the key issues that affect children’s lives. Our hope is that the recommendations we are proposing will ...