Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency
Tusla marks its 10-year anniversary

Tusla marks its 10-year anniversary

Since it was established on January 1, 2014, Tusla has been working to promote and enhance the safety, wellbeing, and outcomes for children in Ireland. Over the past 10 years, the Agency has grown significantly. It has adapted to meet increasing demand for its services, with a 100% increase in child protection and welfare referrals

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Change a life, become a foster carer

Tusla foster carers are diverse and come from all walks of life. Whether you work full time, are single, married, or have your own children, your unique journey is what makes your experience so valuable. You possess the qualities and skills that can make a real difference in a child’s life, giving them the safe and loving home they deserve.

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Changing Futures is our young peoples website, created by young people with experience of Tusla services - visit changingfutures.ie for more.

Our Services

WORRIED ABOUT A CHILD

WORRIED ABOUT A CHILD

We all have a duty of care towards children & should be alert to the possibility that abuse may be taking place - Children First

WHAT IS ABUSE
CHANGE A LIFE

CHANGE A LIFE

It's the ordinary moments in a foster care journey that show children just how amazing they are.

BECOME A FOSTER CARER
EARLY YEARS REGISTRATION

EARLY YEARS REGISTRATION

All early years providers must renew their registration every three years - Info for 2022 renewals

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Children first

Putting Children First

Putting Children First

Children First information for organisations and individuals working with children and young people, parents/guardians, children and young people and the general public

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Publications & Forms

Publications & Forms

Access to Children First Guidance, Legislation, Support Documents and Forms required to report a concern about a child or a retrospective allegation to Tusla.

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