Additional Early Intervention resources needed for children affected disproportionately by Pandemic

March 5, 2021: The need for additional interventions and supports for children who have been disproportionately disadvantaged because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been highlighted in new report on child poverty in Tallaght launched today. The report Over the Fence: Perspectives on and experiences of child poverty in Tallaght was written by the Childhood Development […]


Fathers call for greater equality and engagement in their parenting role

September 30, 2021: Dads have called for greater equality, more engagement and tailored supports for their role as fathers, in a new report on parenting. The report Being Dad published today (30.9.21) by Tallaght based community development organisation the Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) showed some men struggling to be involved as equal caregivers and encountering […]



Staff Grade Speech and Language Therapist

Under the Government’s Area Based Childhood Programme (ABC), the Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) are recruiting a Staff Grade Speech and Language Therapist to support the development and implementation of CDI’s work to improve outcomes for children.  This is an exciting opportunity to deliver early intervention and prevention services and work with small case loads in […]


Parent Carer Facilitator

Are you interested in supporting parents and making a difference to the lives of children? The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) has been supporting parents and building parental capacity for over ten years through the role of Parent Carer Facilitator (PCF) in Early Learning and Care (ELC) services in the Tallaght area.   We are now seeking […]



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