Find below the list of Archways’ projects that have supported children, young people, families and communities since 2007.

Blue Skies Initiative

Blue Skies Initiative is one of twelve Area Based Childhood (ABC) programmes in Ireland that aim to improve outcomes for children and families in some of the most disadvantaged areas of the country.

Families First

Families First provide an intensive systemic therapeutic service and was set up fifteen years ago. The team’s experience of working with high-risk families has led to the development of an intensive systemic therapeutic service.

Changing Lives Initiative

The Changing Lives Initiative is a community-based project creating a better understanding about ADHD and providing an intervention programme for families with children (aged 3-7) experiencing behaviours consistent with ADHD.

Systemic Family Support

Archways Systemic Family Support is a pilot programme developed from extensive research by the University of Limerick. Using a new evidence-informed intervention programme that works with young people, their families, and the community. Find out more about Systemic Family Support.

basis.point Initiative

Archways have worked with basis.point since early 2015. This relationship has enabled us to expand our reach and roll out three of our evidence-based programmes to educators and other professionals in Cork, Dublin, Kilkenny, Limerick, Waterford, and Wexford.


MACE (Multiple Adverse Childhood Experiences) is an EU funded project that aims to transform the lives of vulnerable children and their families who are most at risk from a range of challenges and difficulties in their lives, by identifying, intervening early, and providing nurturing and support within their own homes and communities on a cross border basis.