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Who Manages and Funds the Project?
• The NTPSP is based in and co-ordinated locally by
Doras Bui, A Parents Alone Resource Centre,
• The work of the NTPSP is directed and steered from a
sub-group which is comprised from the following: DorasBui, H.S.E., Northside Partnership, Youthreach, RotundaHospital, Childcare Bureau, Mercy College and twocommunity representatives.
NTPSP Catchment Area
Priorswood, Darndale, Kilmore, Bonnybrook,
Coolock, Artane, Donnycarney, Harmonstown,
Edenmore, Donaghmede, Balgriffen, Raheny,
Ayrefield, Baldoyle, Kilbarrack, Grange and parts ofBeaumount, Killester and Sutton
NTPSP,Doras Bui,A Parents Alone Resource Centre,Bunratty Drive, Coolock, Dublin 17.
What is the NTPSP
How does the NTPSP Work
The NTPSP offers supports to pregnant or parenting
A project worker will meet with the pregnant or parenting
teenagers, their partners and families, which
teenager who is less than 19 years of age at their first point
include one to one supports and peer supports.
of contact. The young person can then access information,advice, and support and can gain access to additionalservices such as peer support groups, parenting courses,
counseling services and antenatal classes through the
initiative for a further two years. The project worker can
educational, personal development and well being
meet with the young person in Doras Bui, at their home or
of pregnant and parenting teenagers and their
children through the provision of targeted services.
Parenting and pregnant teenagers will
What kinds of supports Available
be supported to stay in education. Policies and
This will depend on the needs of a participant. Examples of
guidelines will be developed in conjunction with
the schools to provide this support.
Supports will be provided to participants
• Support with returning to or staying in education
on an individual needs basis and the ChildcareBureau will act as broker on behalf of the NTPSP.
• Information on welfare rights & entitlements
One to one supports will be provided.
Participants can also access additional services
• Information on the rights of the baby’s father
such as support groups, parenting courses,
counseling services, antenatal classes and other
supports, which will support the well being of
• Parenting support & child development
• Participants taking part in additional courses
Doras Buí, Parents Alone Resource Centre,
The project worker will support the participant and will refer
to other services if participant wishes.
Referrals come from a number of professional bodies such asschools, youthreaches, CTC’s, hospitals, health nurses, socialworkers etc, self-referrals are also made. Referral forms canbe obtained from the NTPSP (see contact details overleaf).
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CURRICULO VITAE Lair Geraldo Theodoro Ribeiro, M. D., F.A.C.C. EDUCATION Educational Foundation Machado Sobrinho, Medical School of the Federal University INTERNSHIP AND POSTGRADUATE TRAINING Residency in Cardiology, Pontificia Universidade Catolica of Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil Research Fellow in Medicine, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston (MA