The Child and Family Agency provides funding to voluntary organisations offering the following types of counselling/psychotherapy and support services:
- Marriage & Relationship Counselling
- Child & Adolescent Counselling/Psychotherapy
- Rainbows peer support programme for children
- Bereavement Counselling and Support
A voluntary organisation is described as being a group providing low cost services to the community on a not-for-profit basis.
Range of services
The Child and Family Agency's Counselling/Psychotherapy funding supports a broad range of national, regional and local organisations offering counselling services. Over 250 are in receipt of funding in 2018. Funding is provided to assist voluntary organisations where there is a genuine need and demand for the services and they can be provided at a low cost to adults, couples, children, young people and families.
The Association for Agency-based Counselling & Psychotherapy(AACPI) represents many of the larger services funded. For more information see www.aacpi.ie/
In addition these services are also being offered through the majority of Family Resource Centres.
Voluntary Organisations seeking funding
For further information please email firstname.lastname@example.org