Young Knocknaheeny (YK) is an area based prevention and early intervention programme. It is addressing child poverty by supporting children’s earliest development to get their lives off to the best possible start.
To get every child’s life off to the best possible start YK aims to:
- Respectfully enhance early childhood development knowledge and skills of all parents and practitioners
- Strengthen and enhance all relationships and environments that are important to every child’s early development
- Embed systems and community change to support early childhood development and address childhood poverty