Social Work Services - Children First
As the State agency with responsibility for child protection and welfare, and a range of other services, Tusla, like all public service organisations is planning for, and responding to the challenges caused by COVID-19 and this evolving situation.Find out more
The Child and Family Agency was established on the 1st January 2014 and is now the dedicated State agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children. It represents the most comprehensive reform of child protection, early intervention and family support services ever undertaken in Ireland. It is an ambitious move which brings together over 4,000 staff and an operational budget of over €750m.WHAT WE DO
We all have a duty of care towards children & should be alert to the possibility that abuse may be taking place - Children FirstWHAT IS ABUSE
Do you want to be a foster carer? Have you ever thought about opening up your home and your heart to a foster child?BECOME A FOSTER CARER
Useful tips for parents on liaising with your early years provider, access to inspection reports and other helpful resourcesINFORMATION FOR PARENTS
Children First information for organisations and individuals working with children and young people, parents/guardians, children and young people and the general public
Access to Children First Guidance, Legislation, Support Documents and Forms required to report a concern about a child or a retrospective allegation to Tusla.