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A parent to parent voluntary support charity

   Parent Support Panel

There are four members at present on the Support Panel:
Helen Corcoran (Cork)
Roles - Chairperson & Panel Rep on the Administrative Council (AC) & Trainee Tutor
Helen trained as a Parent Supporter in 2016, is the Parent Support Rep for the Cork Branch and has been an active Cuidiú member for many years. Helen already has Training experience and will be training to become a Parent Support Tutor in 2022.
Ger Cahill (Sligo)
Role - Tutor
Ger is a longstanding Cuidiú Member, ex Cuidiú President, and during her long Cuidiú Career has been a Tutor for all three Training Sectors, and even wrote the original Parent Support Training course back when the sector was first launched in 2003. Ger will soon be launching a new Cuidiú branch in Sligo.
Melanie Grace (Cork)
Role - Secretary
Mel has been a member of Cuidiú since 2015, was chair of the Cork Branch for several years and trained as Parent Supporter with Helen in 2016. Until earlier this year Mel was also Chair of the Board of Directors and National Membership Secretary. Mel continues to sit on the AC and as a Director.
Madhu Panda (Cork)
Role - Ordinary Member / Trainee Tutor
Madhu is also from Cork Branch and trained as a Parent Supporter back in 2015.  Madhu was also the Cork Branch Treasurer for several years.
Rose Kavanagh (DSW)
Role - Treasurer
Rose has been a member of Cuidiú since 2016.  She joined the Dublin South West committee in early 2022, taking on the role of treasurer.   Rose trained as a Parent Supporter in 2022.
We are all delighted to be here representing the Parent Support Sector and we look forward to working with you all during the upcoming relaunch and in the years to follow.
We have several further roles to fill on the Panel and so if anyone would like to join us, please contact us on