Entries by Comms

Vacancies | One Family is Recruiting

One Family is recruiting for a number of different positions. They are listed below. Please share this post with anyone you think may be interested in applying. 1. Counsellor One Family is recruiting a Counsellor to help meet the needs of its expanding Counselling Service. While the majority of the counselling work in One Family […]

Policy | Update from the Policy Desk

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 […]

Parenting Programmes Survey – Help Needed!

One Family is conducting a survey to analysis its Parenting Programmes. Currently running in various locations and online, this survey will help evaluate the programmes as they are and be informative in planning of future programmes. Whether you have done a course with us before, are thinking about doing one or have not contemplated doing […]

Statement | One Family Statement on Tuam Mother and Baby Home

What Ireland has learned about the Tuam Mother and Baby Home, and how callously and disrespectfully babies and infants were treated in life and in death, seems almost impossible to comprehend. It is difficult to think about it but we must; particularly today, on International Women’s Day. What happened at Tuam was reflective of our society, […]

Policy | Recruitment Open for the One Family Parents Policy Panel 2017

Let your voice be heard! One Family is seeking willing participants to engage with our Policy Panel 2017. The Panel will consist of 10-12 lone parents and/or parents sharing parenting, who will collaborate with One Family throughout 2017 on policy positions and our budget submission to the Government. Panel members will be encouraged to contribute […]

Policy | The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) Report

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) published a new report last week entitled Poverty, Gender and Intersecting Inequalities in the EU Review of the implementation of Area A: Women and Poverty of the Beijing Platform for Action. This report is part of EIGE’s mandate to monitor EU progress towards gender equality, specifically in relation to the […]