NCP National Conference


“Message Sent is Not Always Message Received" Improving outcomes for families from new communities and professionals in child protection interventions

New Communities Partnership (NCP) supported by TUSLA Child and Family Agency is organizing a National Conference on the30th March 2017 in Dublin Castle in order to identify areas of challenges and opportunities in working with migrant families experiencing child protection interventions.

This conference will highlight the experiences of migrant families navigating the child protection system. The work of NCP through the Migrant Family Support Service will be presented in the context of positive outcomes, the impact of cultural understanding in providing services for new communities living in Ireland and the importance of positive collaborations with state agencies in providing holistic services to migrant families. Interactive and dynamic workshops will be facilitated in the afternoon. The invitees will be members from new communities, TUSLA teams, social, educational and legal representatives, various State Departments and Local Authorities, NGOs and other members of the public. A light lunch will be provided. 

Key speakers include:

Eifion Williams, Interim – Head of Commissioning, TUSLA.
Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.
Judge Rosemary Horgan, President of the District Court.
Dr Carol Coulter, Director of the Child Care Law Reporting Project.

Register through our Conference page on Eventbrite using the following link:

For further information about the conference, please contact Angelisa Zerpa at  or by phone at 018727842.

Season's Greetings from New Communities Partnership


Dear friends and supporters,

We would like to formally thank you for all your support and commitment in 2016. We wish you a happy end of year celebration and a happy and healthy New Year.

We are closing our offices from Friday, 23rd of December 2016 and re-opening on Monday, 9th of January 2017.

Happy holidays from all of us in NCP!



Latest News

More news »

Upcoming Events

More upcoming events »