Shaping Ourselves and Our Children

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Shaping Ourselves and Our Children2018-11-14T09:59:58+00:00

Building the foundations of good community relations in family life - a project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).

Shaping Ourselves and Our Children logoShaping Ourselves and Our Children (SOOC) is an innovative cross-border parenting programme being delivered by the Lifestart Foundation, Lifestart Services Ltd, Sligo Family Support Centre, the Dunluce Family Centre and Barnardos.

The programme aims to support parents of young children in Northern Ireland and the border region of the Republic of Ireland to create a home conducive to good child social and emotional development, inclusiveness and a respect for social and cultural diversity.

Between May 2018 and March 2021 the four session interactive programme will be delivered one day a week over four weeks to groups of 12 parents in communities in:

Upcoming sessions

All sessions run from 9.30am to 1.30pm each day

  • Belcoo - Tuesday 25th September, 2nd, 9th & 16th October 2018

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At LakeLand Community Care Centre, Railway Road, Belcoo, Co. Fermanagh

  • Sligo - Wednesday 26th September, 3rd, 10th & 17th October 2018

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At Sligo County Childcare Committee – Training Room, Cleveragh Road, Sligo 

  • Sligo - Wednesday 24th & 31st October, 7th & 14th November 2018

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At Sligo County Childcare Committee – Training Room, Cleveragh Road, Sligo 

  • Manorhamilton - Tuesday 23rd & 30th October, 6th & 13th November 2018

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At The Bee Park Community Centre, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim

  • Drumsna, Co. Leitrim - Tuesday 23rd & 30th October, 6th & 13th November 2018

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At Drumsna Development Association, Drumsna, Co. Leitrim

  • Letterkenny, Co. Donegal - Wednesday 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th October 2018

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At Letterkenny Educate Together National School, Kiltoy

  • Manorcunningham, Co. Donegal - Wednesday 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th November 2018

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At Manorcunningham Childcare Centre, Manorcunningham, Co. Donegal.

  • Ballysally - Tuesday 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd October 2018

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At 11-19 Glenburn Crescent, Coleraine BT52 2QR

  • Derry/L'Derry - Tuesday 2nd, 9th, 16th & Friday (afternoon) 26th October 2018

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At Woman's Centre Derry, 5 Guildhall Street, Derry/L'Derry BT48 6BB

  • Derry/L'Derry - Thursday 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th October

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At Ethos Centre, Greater Shantallow Area Partnership, Unit 3-4 Northside Village Centre, Glengalliagh Road, Derry BT48 8NN

  • Strabane - Thursday 11th, 18th, 25th & Friday (afternoon) 26th October 2018

    Four session interactive programme over four days - one day per week.
    At Fountain Street Community Development Association, 41 Fountain Street, Strabane, County Tyrone BT82 8JG

Where we'll be delivering

  • Ards
  • Derry/Londonderry
  • Donegal
  • Fermanagh
  • Leitrim
  • Limavady
  • Sligo
  • Strabane
  • West Cavan

If you are interested in participating in the SOOC programme, please contact us.

With thanks to