Public Consultation - Improving the lives of children & young people
The Department of Children and Youth Affairs wants your help in developing plans to improve the lives of children and young people over the next five years. For the first time, one Government department is responsible for all policy on the well-being of children and young people. The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, TD, wants your views. That’s why the Department of Children and Youth Affairs is launching a nationwide consultation.
Who is this consultation for?
Anyone with an interest in improving the lives of children and young people.
What is wanted for children and young people?
We want children and young people to:
- Be safe and secure
- Have a say in decisions that affect their lives
- Enjoy learning in all aspects of their lives
- Be good citizens
- Be healthy and active
- Move confidently into adulthood
- Experience economic security
The consultation will inform the development of all key policies and strategies within the Department over the next five years.
Consultation forms can be completed on-line at www.dcya.gov.ie/Consultation-2012.
The closing date for the consultation is Friday, 6th July 2012.