One Family, Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting, and separating, has voiced its concern that child maintenance is to be assessed as parental income under the Affordable Childcare Scheme. According to the organisation, if child maintenance is assessed as child income rather than parental income it could significantly reduce the impact of poverty […]
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***Updated Thursday 1 March *** The One Family office will now be closed until Monday 5th of March. We can be contacted during normal office hours at email@example.com ————————————————————————————————————————— Our office will be closed today, Wednesday 28 February, due to the adverse weather conditions and the status red weather warning. We are unable to go […]
One Family, Ireland’s organisation for people parenting alone, sharing parenting, and separating, welcomes the ERSI report Poverty Dynamics of Social Risk Groups in the EU in relation to the specific barriers faced by lone parents in both accessing work and their experience of higher levels of deprivation and child poverty. The paper draws on the […]
One Family welcome the launch of Sinn Féin’s proposal paper on the establishment of a statutory Child Maintenance Service. This proposal is an important first step in clearly asserting that the payment of child maintenance is not a discretionary gift, but a legal requirement, and the responsibility of both parents. It is the State’s responsibility […]
The Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) 2016 results released in December 2017 showed: Deprivation rates for lone parents Lone parents are still struggling to meet the costs of living for themselves and their children. This includes the basics such as housing, food, heating and clothes. This is unacceptable and should not be normalised. […]
One Family is honoured to have been selected as one of five recipients of the Dublin Bus Community Spirits Awards 2017. One Family received the top award of €5,000 along with four other worthy winners: Anam Cara Parental & Sibling Bereavement Support; Darndale Belcamp Integrated Childcare Service Ltd; HalfTime Talk CLG and National Family Support […]
The wonderful GLOW returns to Smithfield Square this Saturday 9 December from 2-6pm! One Family is delighted to be part of a line-up of amazing free family fun that includes Lords of Strut, illustrator Chris Judge, Maynooth Gospel Choir, Kidisco, Brown Bag Films, Light House Cinema, Brian Daly Magician and much more. Join us inside the GLOW tent to make beautiful paper […]
Would you like to join our team? One Family is recruiting for a number of exciting positions, based in our offices in Dublin 7. If you would like to apply, please click on the links below for details of each role, person specification, and application process. 1. Communications and Events Manager (Part-time) Leading the Communications, […]
The One Family Policy Service has been focussed on the Budget 2018 announcement in recent weeks. On 10 October the Minister for Finance, Pascal Donohoe outlined a summary of budgetary measures to be implemented during 2018. You can read a summary of the key changes to social welfare entitlements here. The Budget goes a small […]
It may seem a bit early to talk about Christmas but when it comes to making a plan for sharing parenting at Christmas the earlier you talk about it the better. Sharing parenting can be a very positive experience for children when parents are able to do it well. However, as a well renowned Psychotherapist, […]
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Trading as One Family, Cherish CLG is a company limited by guarantee not having a share capital, registered in Dublin, Ireland with registered office at 8 Coke Lane, Dublin 7 and registered Company Number 45364. One Family is also a charity (Charity Regulatory Authority No. 20012212 and Charity No. 6525).
Directors of One Family: Jackie Campbell, Jennifer Good, Helen Hall, Nuala Haughey, John-Mark McCafferty, Anne-Marie McGauran, Rónán Ó Dálaigh, Katriona O’Sullivan and Grahame Toomey.