Tusla – Child and Family Agency Statement on Budget 2018 Allocation
10th October 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency welcomes the announcement that the agency will receive an additional €40.6m in funding for 2018 from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. This represents a significant increase on 2017 and brings the agency’s annual funding for 2018 to over €750 million*. The Budget 2018 allocation will enable Tusla to respond to increased demands on the agency, progress key service developments and expand the provision of community-based supports through Family Resource Centres (FRCs).
HIQA foster care service inspection report for Carlow, Kilkenny and South Tipperary
4th October 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency acknowledges the publication today of the HIQA inspection report in relation to fostering services in Carlow, Kilkenny and South Tipperary
Tusla launches Children First information booklets and e-learning programme
2nd October 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency today launched a suite of Children First information booklets and an accompanying e-learning programme. The booklets support the forthcoming introduction of the revised Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children and commencement of remaining provisions of the Children First Act 2015.
Tusla – Child and Family Agency publishes Annual Report for 2016
27th September 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency today publishes its Annual Report for 2016. The report outlines Tusla’s activities in its third year of operation during which the agency recieved 47,399 referrals to child protection and welfare services (an increase of 9%).
Tusla statement on publication of HIQA inspection reports
27th July 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency notes the publication today of two HIQA inspection reports in relation to fostering services in the Dublin North and Sligo / Leitrim / West Cavan areas.
Tusla statement on ‘Taking Stock - an investigation by the Ombudsman into complaint handling ......
18th July 2017 - External oversight and assessments such as the Ombudsman’s investigation into complaint handling ‘Taking Stock’, coupled with the experiences of those that use or services provide us with valuable feedback and assists us to continuously develop and enhance our services.
Tusla and the IFCA launch findings of a joint consultation with social workers and foster carers
14th July 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency and the Irish Foster Care Association (IFCA), the representative body for foster care in Ireland, today launched the findings of a joint consultation with foster carers and social workers across the country.
Tusla launches progressive national charters for children and young people
28th June 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency today launched National Children and Young people’s Charters. Tusla worked with Dr Carmel Corrigan, and a group of children and young people to develop charters that reflect the views and preferences of children and young people. These groups were consulted on content, design and layout of the charters.
Tusla statement on HIQA inspection reports in relation to fostering services
12th June 2017 - Tusla statement on HIQA inspection reports in relation to fostering services in the Dublin South East / Wicklow and Louth / Meath areas