Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Questions (1000)

Patrick O'Donovan

Question:

1000. Deputy Patrick O'Donovan asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if he will provide details of any funding his Department may have available for persons to apply for in order to set up a mother and toddler group for children. [22667/14]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

Funding of €0.25 million is being provided in 2014 to support the Parent and Toddler Initiative which is administered by the City and County Childcare Committees. This Initiative provides grants to parent and toddler groups with a particular focus on disadvantaged areas. Requests for information about the Initiative can be made to the local Childcare Committee.