One Family’s New Steps programme is an eight week parenting support and self-development programme for people parenting alone or sharing parenting. New Steps can be taken as a stand-alone programme and is also an introductory course into our New Futures programme.


New Steps programme starts May 2020 and will run until end of June 2020 Classes meet once a week from 10:00am-1:00pm on Tuesdays.


New Steps takes place in One Family at 8 Coke Lane, Smithfield, D07 EN2Y.

How to Apply

Contact Niamh on 01 662 9212 or email Applications are open.

Programme Outline

  • Become more confident.
  • Build on and strengthen your parenting skills.
  • Recognise the importance of looking after you.
  • Peer support from parents in the same situation as you.

Additional Supports

  • Regular one-to-one support with key worker.
  • Information.
  • Counselling.
  • Parenting supports.
  • Travel costs (up to €3 per day).
  • Limited on-site childcare and small subsidies may be available towards off-site childcare costs.