COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and Updates
The Kilkenny County Childcare Committee remains fully operational, however the team are working remotely in line with COVID – 19 precautions.
Monday to Friday 9am – 1pm, 2pm – 5pm.
Please contact us on:
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Employers and Employees
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection – have a range of measures to provide income support to people affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Kilkenny Local Enterprise Office – have a list of supports to help your business respond to COVID-19.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Charities
The Charities Regulator – have set out a Frequently Asked Questions page on they’re website, which will be kept under review and revised and extended as necessary.
Online resources for Early Learning and Care and School Age Services
First 5 Continuing Professional Development resources for practitioners – Online CPD resources, developed and made available through the cooperation of a number of agencies to support service planning and practitioners’ professional development. Further free, online CPD resources will be added to the web-page over the coming days and weeks.
Online resources for parents and children
First 5 Pre-school at Home – Pre-school at Home Hub provides a range of activities to support and encourage children’s interests and aims to keep them playing and learning at home.
Let’s Play Ireland – Is a government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency.
Parents Centre – During the COVID-19 measures, parents are managing a range of new challenges in a number of areas of life. The Parents Centre is a central information point where parents can get high-quality, trusted information and support.
National Parents Council – NPC provides services for parents, to assist them in supporting their children in all aspects of their educational lives. The main services that NPC offers are: Helpline/Information service, Training for parents of children in early years and primary school and a website resource for parents.
Kilkenny County Council Library Service – Podcasts and videos of storytimes for children and families, to encourage everyone to continue reading and sharing stories.
Information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
You can find information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) at the following links:
Kilkenny County Council Community Newsletter
Kilkenny County Council – have issued there latest Community Newsletter. This interactive newsletter will keep you informed of local developments and updates on COVID-19 (Coronavirus). A sample of some of the information included in this newsletter includes; COVID – 19 & Kilkenny County Council updates, Local Enterprise Office (COVID-19 Business Supports), details on housing loans, rents and mortgages, deferred rates payments, key community contacts and much more.