Creative Community Alternatives Project in conjunction with Tusla

 

Creative Community Services is available through your social worker supported by BFRC. 

If you wish to learn more contact your local social work team.    

Creative Community Alternatives (CCA) Project in conjunction with Tusla.

CCA is prevention activity aimed at enabling supports for children and families within their own community. It is a holistic service designed to meet the identified needs of children, young people, caregivers and siblings and to address a range of life issues through the team-based planning and implementation. CCA also aims to facilitate and enable the problem-solving skills, coping skills, and self-efficacy of the young people and family members. There is also an emphasis on integrating young people into the community and building the family’s social support network.

Our Meitheal model has been a very big success. Using this Tusla-led early intervention national practice model we work with individual children, their parents, schools, youth services, family resource centre staff, medical practitioners, and all other parties with an interest in the child’s life, supporting them in their daily needs and developing their strengths.  Examples of the challenges and issues that Meitheal can help with include:

  • A child having problems in school
  • A child feeling down
  • A child suffering from illness or a bereavement
  • A child exhibiting challenging behaviour