Peer Researcher Assistant

CDI invites Parents Living in Tallaght to join us as a Peer Research Assistant.  The Childhood Development Initiative (CDI) has been providing services for children and families in Tallaght since 2007. We are now evaluating our work supporting parents with young children, and are keen that local parents undertake aspects of this research. We will […]


Board Papers 23rd April 2021

Board Papers, 23rd April 2021 Section Agenda Accompanying Documents Status   Agenda  Agenda 23rd April 2021     *Matters for Mention by Chair       *Conflicts of Interest       *Lobbying       *Summary Overview Summary Overview For Information Section 1 Minutes and Matters Arising Board Meeting Minutes (12th February 2021) For […]


AGM 23rd April 2021

AGM 23rd April 2021 Section Agenda Accompanying Documents 9.45-10.30 AGM Notice of AGM 2020 Audited Financial Accounts Appointments and Resignations of Directors/ Board Members Proposed Constitutional Change Appointment of Auditor   AOB.  


National Childcare Scheme

The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) was launched in November 2019 to provide financial support for parents towards the cost of their childcare. The NCS includes two types of financial subsidies towards the cost of quality childcare; A universal subsidy payable for children aged between 24 weeks and 36 months. This subsidy is not means-tested and […]


Family in Mind – 4 Days of Free Online Events

Family in Mind – Free Events over 4 Days Event Date and Time Cooking Class 29th March 2021 4-5pm   Dad Time 29th March 2021,  12-2.45 pm     Lets Look at Books 29th March 2021, 10-11am   Promoting Healthy Relationships with Technology in a Post Covid World 29th March 2021, 7.30-8.30 pm   Grow […]


Bonding with Baby – Becoming A Parent

Becoming a parent is hugely rewarding but also hard work.  It can take time to adjust to all the changes and to start feeling comfortable and confident in your new role.  We have put some useful information together on looking after yourself as a parent and bonding with your new baby. Click here to read […]


CDI’s Restorative Practices programme highly commended for ‘outstanding work’ in adult education

March 4, 2021: Restorative Practices work recognised at AONTAS STAR Awards The Childhood Development Initiative’s (CDI) Restorative Practices Training Programme was highly commended at this year’s AONTAS STAR Awards. The Tallaght-based organisation trains adults in Restorative Practices and promotes its use in communities, schools and workplaces – and was highly commended in the Health and Wellbeing Category. The STAR Awards is […]


4th December 2020

4th December 2020 Section: Agenda: Accompanying Documents: Agenda Agenda 4th December 2021 * Matters for Mention by Chair including HR * Conflicts of Interest * Lobbying Section 1 Minutes and Matters Arising Board Meeting Minutes (2nd October 2020) Section 2 Annual Board Review Section 3 Business Plan December Business Plan Section 4 Finance Policies and […]


100,000th free children’s book delivered in Dublin 24

February 11, 2021: More than 6,700 children – 73% of all 0-5 year olds in Dublin 24 – have signed up to a local free book gifting scheme supported by Dolly Parton, since it was launched two years ago today. This month will see the 100,000th book delivered in the Dublin 24 area, through the […]