Cork school children awarded for unbroken school attendance
8th November 2017 - 81 students from 28 primary and secondary schools in Cork gathered in Cork City Hall today to receive awards from the Cork Lord Mayor for never missing a day in school for eight or more consecutive years.
Four separated children from Calais ‘Jungle’ Camp on way to Ireland
25th October 2017 - Four children who previously lived in the former refugee camp known as ‘the Jungle’ in Calais will arrive in Ireland in the coming days, bringing the total number of separated children from Calais in Ireland to 30.
Tusla to invest an additional €5m into its Family Resource Centre Programme
23rd October 2017 - Tusla – Child and Family Agency will be investing an additional €5.0m into its Family Resource Centre Programme between now and the end of 2018.
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.