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treoir

Description
Treoir is the national federation of both statutory and voluntary agencies which provide services for unmarried parents and their children.

Treoir is a voluntary organisation supported by Government, Health Board and other grants.

The four core pronciples of Treoir are:
  • Treoir recognises the diversity of family life in Ireland
  • Treoir recognises that all families, including unmarried families, have the same rights to respect, care, support, protection and recognition
  • Treoir supports and promotes the rights of all children as outlined in the United Nations Convention on The Rights of the Child.
  • Treoir believes that all children have a right to know, be loved and cared for by both parents.
Aims and Objectives
Aim: To promote the welfare of and improve the standards of care for unmarried parents and their children.

Objective:
  • To continue to provide and promote a professional, accessible, up-to-date information service to parents and those involved with them, in order to empower parents to access their rights and entitlements
  • To bring an awareness of issues affecting unmarried parents and their children to the general public
  • To continue lobbying for change in the laws and services to promote the rights and welfare of unmarried parents and their children
  • To become leaders in the areas of promoting co-parenting
  • To establish a national resource
    centre for workers with young parents
  • To maintain an involvement in the Longitudinal Study of Children in Ireland
  • To develop the membership of Treoir
  • To establish Treoir more firmly both financially and publicly.

Services
  • Information
  • Publications
  • Research
  • Lobbying
  • Education
  • Resources for Young Parents
  • Networking

Contact
Address: TREOIR,
  National Information Centre for Unmarried Parents,
  14 Gandon House,
  Custom House Square,
  IFSC,
  Dublin 1.
Tel: 01 - 670 0120
Lo-call: 1890 252 084
Fax: 01 - 670 0199
Email: info@treoir.ie
Web: www.treoir.ie
 

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