Area Based Childhood Initiative
 
Blue Skies Initiative

The Area Based Childhood (ABC) Programme

Area Based Childhood (ABC) Programme

Blue Skies Initiative is one of twelve Area Based Childhood (ABC) Programmes which aim to improve outcomes for children and families in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the country. The programme has a particular emphasis on improving health, educational and social outcomes.

ABC Mission

Through prevention and early intervention approaches the Area Based Childhood Programme aims to work in partnership with families, practitioners, communities and national Stakeholders to deliver better outcomes for children and families living in areas where poverty is most deeply entrenched.

What Is the ABC programme?

The aim of the Area Based Childhood Programme is to work in partnership with families, practitioners, communities and national stakeholders to deliver better outcomes for children and families.  The ABC Programme works from a strengths-based approach, harnessing the talents, abilities and capabilities of the family and community.  This is done using prevention and early intervention approaches (PEI).